Category Archives: Corporate finance

The 2015-2016 financial year was excellent for Kärpät Ldt.

The 2015-2016 financial year was excellent for Kärpät Ldt.  Kärpät is a Finnish hockey team. They play in Finnish hockey league called Liiga. Kärpät are from Oulu. Last and this year they did well financially and as the team in … Continue reading

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Tax avoidance – a part of effective business strategy or a total misuse of legislation?

      ”The minimization of taxes is totally legal, but if the taxpayer tries to get interests which do not belong to him according to the tax norms, it is interpreted as tax evasion” defines Maarit Anttila in her … Continue reading

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Investments and dividends – A topic that divides opinions

The last couple of years have truly been difficult in Finland. The economy has long been in a depression but the year 2016 is believed to be the first good and bullish year in a long time. Companies’ revenues have … Continue reading

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Fall of Lehman Brothers and the next crisis

The bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 put the already ongoing subprime crisis in overdrive because the highly leveraged investment bank couldn’t honour its obligations (Johnson 2013). The perceived counterparty risk, the risk of default of the counterparty of … Continue reading

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Is crowdfunding the future for corporations?

When you are starting up your own business, or as an already successful company starting up a new project the question of how to finance the project is relevant. For most of the companies a bank loan or using your … Continue reading

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Building profit

The most important goal for any business is to make profit. That is the basis for their existence. There are many challenges facing companies so making profit isn’t self-evident. The globally insecure economic situation makes overall growth difficult for businesses. … Continue reading

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Simple economy blog

News picks by date (7.10) Remember that the present economy is a very complex system where everything influences everything and the smallest of things can cause a lot of bad or good. Let’s see a few of today’s interesting topics … Continue reading

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Rooting For The Salary Cap

The National Football League is a gigantic sports organization with a revenue of over $9 billion in the 2013 season (Burke, 2013). The NFL established a hard salary cap two decades ago and it has been an essential part of … Continue reading

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Pondering corporate finance

Corporate finance is a topic what will never stop to start a discussion between people who are interested in business. There has been a wide range of ideas how it should be arranged. Still in my mind there is no … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship is a lifestyle, not only a way to make money

In the world of an entrepreneur, education and the right backgrounds aren’t enough. I personally think that the key to success comes from within you. With this I mean that you should be driven and have the right passion towards … Continue reading

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