You are required to go through the annual report of “The Kraft Heinz Co.” and submit a write up highlighting your view on the performance of the company from a lender’s perspective.
Your report should necessarily reflect your analysis/views on the following aspects:
• Company background
• Industry highlights and trends
• Company’s performance Financial and otherwise - both on a standalone basis and related to its peers. Please give the reasons for the current year Financials conditions vis-a-vis last year.
• Projected performance of the company for the next 2 years (please state your assumptions)
• Company strategy - short, medium and long term
• Credit Risk and other risks and the mitigants that can be thought of
• The Credit risk rating that you would accord to the company ( use a scale similar to S&P/ Moodys’) and the extent of credit exposure that you would like to take
While the above are aspects that need to be necessarily covered, you may make your analysis as comprehensive as you deem appropriate keeping in mind that the report that you write should not exceed 4 pages (excluding tables and charts, if any). Assumptions should be clearly stated and arguments justified.