Discuss the management of Equity and Debt as part of the long term funding requirements of companies. (See the marking scheme below).
In addition, select two non-financial companies listed on the London Stock Market and analyse the published financial statements for the last 5 years, comparing the proportion of Equity and Debt for each company. (See the marking scheme below).
Detailed calculations of specific and relevant financial values and ratios must be included, together with appropriate graphs/charts.
Your assessment must contain an Introduction, Conclusion and Recommendation detailing the results of your analysis.