Assignment # 1
Prof. Pierre J. Devaris
1. Visit the corporate websites of Nestle, one of
the most multinational companies in the
world, and study the scope of geographical
diversification of its sales and revenues. Also,
gather and evaluate the company’s financial
information from the related websites. You
may use such Internet search engines as
Google, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and
2. Go to www.imf.org to see an overview of
Globalization and Financial Development.
1. Why is it important to study International Financial
2. How is International Financial Management differs
from Domestic Financial Management?
3. Discuss the 3 major trends that have prevailed in
International business during the last 2 decades.
4. What considerations may limit the extent to which
the Theory of Comparative Advantage is realistic?
5. What are Multinational Corporations (MNCs) and
what economic roles do they play?