University of phoenix Fin 370 Week Five assignment

Select a Virtual Organization using the student website. Assume your organization is privately held, wants to expand operations, and is faced with three options for expansion:


·         Going public through an IPO

·         Acquiring another organization in the same industry

·         Merging with another organization


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you compare and contrast options and make a recommendation about which strategy the organization must choose. Address the following:


·         Strengths of each approach

·         Weaknesses of each approach

·         Opportunities of each approach

·         Threats of each approach


Also consider the following as it relates to all three options should the organization pursue an international location:


·         Effects of globalization on financial decisions

·         Factors that contribute to exchange rate risks

·         Mitigating exchange rate risk