Introducing corporate finance
Introducing corporate finance

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Introducing corporate finance

Information

Information and control are key issues in finance.

Investors

Investors need information:

  • to make investment decisions
  • to track the progress of their investments
  • to monitor the risks and returns of alternative investments.

One way in which a business communicates information to the outside world is through its annual report and accounts. Let us look at the annual report and accounts of Lonmin plc.

Lonmin plc

Lonmin plc is the world’s third largest producer of platinum. The company is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges. See Lonmin’s investor (funder) information [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

Activity 4: Lonmin plc: financing and wealth creation

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Activity 5: Reviewing the balance sheet

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