Financing and business Structures

  • Aidan Berry
  • Robin Jarvis
Part of the Business in Context Series book series (BUCOSE)


In this chapter, we shall consider the different forms of finance a business uses and the effects of the organizational structure upon the sources of finance available. We shall also consider the financing structure of an organization and its effect on financial risk. For these purposes, it is necessary to differentiate between business risk and financial risk.


Limited Company British Petroleum Business Structure Equity Share Debt Finance 
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Further reading

  1. Arnold, J., Hope, T. and Southwood, A.J. (1985) Financial Accounting,Chapter 11, Prentice Hall.Google Scholar
  2. Berry, A. (1993) Financial Accounting: An Introduction,Chapter 11, Chapman and Hall.Google Scholar
  3. Pizzey, A. (1990) Accounting and Finance: A Firm Foundation,3rd edn, Chapter 21, Cassell.Google Scholar

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  • Robin Jarvis

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