Critically discuss two recent developments in the international financial environment which appear to have impacted on your chosen company’s recent performance and development

Critically discuss two recent developments in the international financial environment which appear to have impacted on your chosen company’s recent performance and development

You are required to prepare/submit an individual report discussing the following:
Choose a Multinational Enterprise (MNE) listed on an internationally recognised Stock Exchange (including
for example, London, Dublin, New York or Paris). You are required to:
a. Critically discuss two recent developments in the international financial environment which appear to have
impacted on your chosen company’s recent performance and development. Analyse how these two
developments are likely to impact on the company in the near future. (14 marks)
b. Discuss the following key elements of the MNE’s international financial and/or risk management strategy
(and how they appear to have affected the financial performance of your chosen company):
· Sources of finance
· Dividend policy (14 marks)
c. With reference to your chosen Multinational Enterprise (and using the most recent annual report
published), analyse the financial performance (in terms of profitability, liquidity, efficiency and investment)
of the company in the two most recent consecutive financial periods( e.g. 2018/19 or 2019/20, ) using 8
different accounting ratios (prior year comparative figures will be available in the annual report). (32 marks)