Emerson Electric Company

Darden Business Publishing Cases

ISSN: 2474-7890

Publication date: 20 January 2017

Abstract

In the mid-1980s, Emerson Electric looked at possible two-year debt issues in three countries: the United States, Switzerland, and New Zealand. The $65 million to be raised is earmarked for general corporate expenses. Emerson has subsidiaries in 27 countries, including the three candidate countries. In this case, students act as Emerson's CFO and must evaluate the U.S., Swiss, and New Zealand economies to determine in which currency to secure the needed debt issues.

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Bruner, R. and Opitz, C. (2017), "Emerson Electric Company", Darden Business Publishing Cases. https://doi.org/10.1108/case.darden.2016.000105

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University of Virginia Darden School Foundation

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