Resources: Microsoft® PowerPoint®, Signature Assignment: Financial Statement Analysis and Firm Performance Template

Prepare a 16- to 20- slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation showing the details of a business you are interested in starting in a foreign country, and for which you need $300,000. The presentation should include the following information:

  • Business name
  • Executive summary
  • Description of the foreign country
  • Business description and structure
  • Market and company analysis
  • Marketing and sales operational plan
  • How you plan to use the $300,000
  • Financial statements forecast (3 years)
  • Business health assessment – using the following ratios:
    • Liquidity ratios
    • Solvency ratios
    • Asset management ratios
    • Profitability ratios
    • Market value ratios

Analyze and calculate the following scenarios in 525 words, including which one would you choose and why, and which financing option is best for your busines:

  • Investor #1 decided to loan you the $300,000, paying all of the interest (8% per year) and principal in one lump sum at the end of 5 years.
  • Investor #2 offers you the $300,000, paying interest at the rate of 8% per year for 4 years and then a final payment of interest and principal at the end of the 5th year.

Discuss in 525 words the challenges and risks you may face in starting a business in a foreign country including the following:

  • Cultural, business, and political risks.
  • How you plan to avoid operational, transaction, and translation exposure.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

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