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Financial Considerations

  • Patricia M. Hillebrandt
  • Jacqueline Cannon
  • Peter Lansley

Abstract

There have been dramatic changes in the finances of the companies interviewed since the collapse of the boom. These have affected their capital structure, their profits and cash flow. Their responses included stricter financial control, cost cutting and cuts in dividends. The sections below discuss the change from boom to recession, the predicament faced by the companies and their reactions.

Keywords

Cash Flow Housing Market Balance Sheet Capital Structure Share Price 
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References

  1. 1.
    Geroski, P.A. and Gregg, P., ‘Coping with the Recession’ National Institute Economic Review, November 1993, pp. 64–75.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Joint Forecasting Committee for the Construction Industries, Construction Forecasts 1988–1989–1990 (London: NEDO, June 1988).Google Scholar
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    Joint Forecasting Committee for the Construction Industries, Construction Forecasts 1988–1989–1990 (London: NEDO, December 1988).Google Scholar
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    Coopers & Lybrand, The Middle Market Survey (London: Coopers & Lybrand, 1994).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Patricia M. Hillebrandt, Jacqueline Cannon and Peter Lansley 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia M. Hillebrandt
    • 1
  • Jacqueline Cannon
    • 2
  • Peter Lansley
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ReadingUK
  2. 2.Construction Forecasting and Research LtdUK

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