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As treasurer of Leisure Products, Inc., you are investigating the possible acquisition of Plastitoys. You have the following basic data:

Leisure Products

Plastitoys

Earnings per share

$ 5.00

$ 1.50

Dividend per share

$ 3.00

$ .80

Number of shares

1,000,000

600,000

Stock price

$90

$20

You estimate that investors currently expect a steady growth of about 6% in Plastitoys’ earnings and dividends. Under new management this growth rate would be increased to 8% per year, without any additional capital investment required.

a. What is the gain from the acquisition?

b. What is the cost of the acquisition if Leisure Products pays $25 in cash for each share of Plastitoys?

c. What is the cost of the acquisition if Leisure Products offers one share of Leisure Products for every three shares of Plastitoys?

d. How would the cost of the cash offer and the share offer alter if the expected growth rate of Plastitoys were not changed by the merger?

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