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									               Chesswood Group Limited (CHW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                    Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDFS74552FSA                                                                                             Publication Date: NOV 2012

          4077 Chesswood Drive                              Phone             +1 416 3863099                        Revenue          77.16 (million CAD)
          Toronto, ON                                       Fax               +1 416 3863085                        Net Profit       5.66 (million CAD)
          M3J 2R8                                           Website           www.chesswoodgroup.com                Employees        40
                                                                              CHW    [Toronto           Stock
          Canada                                            Exchange                                                Industry         Financial Services
                                                                              Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Chesswood Group Limited (Chesswood) is a financial services company. It operates primarily in the specialty finance industry.
       The company provides leasing services, financing facilities, litigation financing to families and businesses. It was established to
       acquire Pawnee Leasing Corporation (Pawnee) and cars4U Ltd (cars4U). Chesswood conducts business through four operating
       companies, namely, Pawnee, Lease-Win Limited (Lease-Win), Sherway LP, and cars4U. Chesswood pursues the broadening of
       its asset base through acquisitions, while supporting the ongoing activities of its operating companies. Chesswood operates in the
       US and Canada. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Chesswood Group Limited, SWOT Analysis
         Barry Shafran                       Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                             Weaknesses
         Edward Sonshine Q.C.                Chairman
                                                                                      Business Holdings                     Decline in Sales Growth
         Clare R. Copeland                   Director
                                                                                      Pawnee: Business Portfolio
         Samuel L. Leeper                    Director
         Jeffrey Wortsman                    Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                         Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Rising Demand for Automobiles Stiff Competition
       Share Data
                                                                                      Strategic Acquisition                 Interest Rate Fluctuations
         Chesswood Group Limited
        Share Price (CAD) as on 02-Nov-                                  9.10
        2012                                                                         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        EPS (CAD)                                                        0.56
        Market Cap (million CAD)                                           89
        Enterprise Value (million CAD)                                   147
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       10
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Chesswood Group Limited - Key Facts .............................................................................................................................................. 4
       Chesswood Group Limited - Key Employees ..................................................................................................................................... 5
       Chesswood Group Limited - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................................... 6
       Chesswood Group Limited - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................ 7
       Chesswood Group Limited - History ................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Chesswood Group Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................... 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Chesswood Group Limited - Business Description........................................................................................................................... 10
       Chesswood Group Limited - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 11
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Chesswood Group Limited - Strengths ......................................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Business Holdings .................................................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Pawnee: Business Portfolio ...................................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Operating Margin ...................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Chesswood Group Limited - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................... 11
             Weakness - Decline in Sales Growth ........................................................................................................................................ 11
          Chesswood Group Limited - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................... 11
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for Automobiles .......................................................................................................................... 11
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisition ............................................................................................................................................ 12
             Opportunity - Improving US Economy ....................................................................................................................................... 12
          Chesswood Group Limited - Threats ............................................................................................................................................ 12
             Threat - Stiff Competition .......................................................................................................................................................... 12
             Threat - Interest Rate Fluctuations ............................................................................................................................................ 12
       Chesswood Group Limited - Key Competitors.................................................................................................................................. 13
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 14
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 14
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Financial Performance.................................
								
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