The concept of risk as it pertains to investment decisions.
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 13: Risk and Capital Budgeting in your textbook.
Acquisitions are often risky investments for a company. On December 1, 2017, Deere & Company decided to acquire the stock and certain assets of almost all of Wirtgen Group Holding’s operations. For this discussion, address the following:
Describe the concept of risk as it pertains to investment decisions.
Explain how companies measure the level of risk related to a given investment decision.
Discuss risk factors companies should consider with acquisitions.
Explain which of these risk factors you see at play in the Deere & Company acquisition.
Block, S. B., Hirt, G. A., & Danielson, B. R. (2019). Foundations of financial management (17th ed.). Retrieved from https://www.vitalsource.com
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