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Case Study: Gateway Computers: Financing an Acquisition
Journal of Financial Education
Vol. 36, No. 3/4 (FALL/WINTER 2010), pp. 143-154
Published by: Financial Education Association
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/41948653
Page Count: 12
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Gateway Computers just purchased eMachines and wanted to consolidate this purchase as well as finance its future growth. Gateway had success with convertible offerings in the past and wanted to choose among convertible debt, convertible preferred stock and common equity. The firm needed to decide which financing option was the best fit for its current and future funds needs and to appropriately price the chosen financing vehicle.
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