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What is the impact on American Apparel’s current ratio of the loan it received

What is the impact on American Apparel’s current ratio of the loan it received from Standard General? Original blog posting (July 10, 2014) Copyright © 2014 by Dr. Wendy Tietz. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution. Non. Commercial 3. 0 Unported License.

American Apparel • Fired CEO • Has lost $270 million over past 3 years

American Apparel • Fired CEO • Has lost $270 million over past 3 years • Creditor called $10 million load • Standard General gave American Apparel a $25 million loan to help it avoid bankruptcy for now Copyright © 2014 by Dr. Wendy Tietz. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution. Non. Commercial 3. 0 Unported License.

Question 1 Assume that Standard General has made a 10 year loan of $25

Question 1 Assume that Standard General has made a 10 year loan of $25 million to American Apparel. What is the impact on American Apparel’s balance sheet (assets, liabilities, and equity) of this loan? Copyright © 2014 by Dr. Wendy Tietz. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution. Non. Commercial 3. 0 Unported License.

Question 2 Will this $25 million loan cause American Apparel’s current ratio to increase,

Question 2 Will this $25 million loan cause American Apparel’s current ratio to increase, decrease or remain the same? Explain. Copyright © 2014 by Dr. Wendy Tietz. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution. Non. Commercial 3. 0 Unported License.

Question 3 Now assume that American Apparel issued stock to Standard General in exchange

Question 3 Now assume that American Apparel issued stock to Standard General in exchange for the $25 million. What would have been the impact on American Apparel’s balance sheet (assets, liabilities, and equity) of this loan? Would this equity transaction have affected American Apparel’s current ratio any differently than if Standard General had made a 10 year loan instead? Explain. Copyright © 2014 by Dr. Wendy Tietz. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution. Non. Commercial 3. 0 Unported License.

Question Recap 1. Assume that Standard General has made a 10 year loan of

Question Recap 1. Assume that Standard General has made a 10 year loan of $25 million to American Apparel. What is the impact on American Apparel’s balance sheet (assets, liabilities, and equity) of this loan? 2. Will this $25 million loan cause American Apparel’s current ratio to increase, decrease or remain the same? Explain. 3. Now assume that American Apparel issued stock to Standard General in exchange for the $25 million. What would have been the impact on American Apparel’s balance sheet (assets, liabilities, and equity) of this loan? Would this equity transaction have affected American Apparel’s current ratio any differently than if Standard General had made a 10 year loan instead? Explain. Copyright © 2014 by Dr. Wendy Tietz. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution. Non. Commercial 3. 0 Unported License.

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