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4) V = 2 + 0. 5) 38 3 ABM- and GBM-EBIT-Models and thus follows the same dynamics as EBIT up to the factor 1/r. 6) where µη is the constant physical drift and dz P is a standard Brownian motion under the measure P. The existence of a martingale measure Q implies a risk premium θ where µ = µη − θση . 4), this implies a risk premium of θ= µη − r r + r · ηt0 − r 2 · V + . 7) has an additional term compared to the usual risk premium of a traded asset. 5) yields dV + ηdt = rV dt + ση Q dz . 8) Therefore the drift of the risk-neutral ﬁrm value process is equivalent to the risk-free return if adjusted for intermediate cash ﬂows.
G. Dixit (1993). 28 So, on the issuance date, the new bankruptcy rule becomes ∂ET1 + ∂η = 0. 46) ∗ η=ηB Thirdly, anticipating the optimal reﬁnancing strategy at t− yields value matching and smooth pasting conditions on each security. These conditions ensure that ﬁnancial investors cannot exploit capital structure changes by arbitrage operations. 41). 47) for j = 2, . . 48) η=ηt ∂DCj ,Tj (t+) ∂η . 49) η=ηt Analytic solutions to this system of equations can only be obtained in restrictive settings.
15) − + G− + BC. 2 The Optimal Bankruptcy Level and Coupon Under the current restrictive capital structure we can continue the exposition by considering the optimal choice of the bankruptcy level ηB and coupon C. 7, take the debt characteristics as given and maximize equity value with respect to the bankruptcy barrier ηB . 45) is given by ∂E ∂η =0 η=ηB = (1 − τ ef f ) 1 C + k2 VB − r r 1 C = + k2 VB − r r . 25) By noting that VB is deﬁned as VB = ηB µ + 2, r r the optimal bankruptcy barrier results as ∗ =C− ηB µ 1 − .