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The cost of capital in internationally integrated markets: The case of Nestlé

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This paper argues that the cost of capital for firms in small countries should be estimated using the global CAPM rather than a local CAPM. Two related formulas showing the mistake made when using a local CAPM rather than a global CAPM are presented. the global CAPM is implemented for the case of Nestlé and the results are compared to the cost of capital estimate one obtains for Nestlé using a local CAPM when the global CAPM is appropriate. Copyright Blackwell Publishers Ltd. 1995.

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  • René M. Stulz, 1995. "The cost of capital in internationally integrated markets: The case of Nestlé," European Financial Management, European Financial Management Association, vol. 1(1), pages 11-22.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:eufman:v:1:y:1995:i:1:p:11-22
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