Thoroughness and comprehensiveness of the financial analysis ; Excellent. The financial analysis is extremely thorough and comprehensive with use of appropriate benchmarks. Aspects of the financial analysis are full explored.

IBA ASSESSMENT CRITERIA GRID EC221 Finance: Individual Report

Name ………………………………………… Marker ………………………………. Overall Mark …………

CRITERION 70+
Organisation and structure Includes an introduction and a conclusion that reflects on your analysis from the perspective of a potential acquirer. Excellent organisation and logical discussion.
Presentation and clarity of discussion Clear and full presentation of ratios and workings. Fluent writing style appropriate to document. Grammar and spelling accurate. All referencing correct.
Selection and application of tools of financial analysis

10 marks

Excellent. Appropriate selection of ratios and application of tools of financial analysis.
Accuracy of ratio calculations

15 marks

Excellent. Ratio calculations are accurate with no observable errors. Clear evidence of calculations undertaken. Accurate calculation/use of benchmarks.
Thoroughness and comprehensiveness of the financial analysis

20 marks

Excellent. The financial analysis is extremely thorough and comprehensive with use of appropriate benchmarks. Aspects of the financial analysis are full explored.

Depth and quality of the interpretation

10 marks

Excellent. Demonstrates a critical appreciation of the nature of the financial analysis. High level evaluation that demonstrates in-depth understanding of the financial analysis. Finance theory used in an informed manner to interpret the financial analysis. Very good. The depth of analysis demonstrates a very good level of understanding of the financial analysis undertaken which has resulted in a very good evaluation. Finance theory used to interpret the financial analysis. Good/Competent. A competent level of interpretation that explores with some depth the financial analysis. Interpretation has descriptive elements. Some use of finance theory to interpret the financial analysis. Satisfactory. The depth and quality of the interpretation is mainly descriptive with scope to develop. Limited use of finance theory to interpret the financial analysis. Unsatisfactory. Lacks depth. Entirely descriptive. No use of finance theory.
Depth and quality of the comparative interpretations

25 marks

Excellent. Demonstrates a critical appreciation of the nature of the comparative financial analysis. High level evaluation that demonstrates in-depth understanding of the comparative financial analysis. Finance theory used in an informed manner to interpret and frame the comparative financial analysis. Very good. The depth of analysis demonstrates a very good level of understanding of the comparative financial analysis undertaken which has resulted in a very good evaluation. Finance theory used to interpret the comparative financial analysis. Good/Competent. A competent level of interpretation that explores with some depth the comparative financial analysis. Interpretation has descriptive elements. Some use of finance theory to interpret the comparative financial analysis. Satisfactory. The depth and quality of the interpretation is mainly descriptive with scope to develop. Limited use of finance theory to interpret the comparative financial analysis. Unsatisfactory. Lacks depth. Entirely descriptive. No use of finance theory.
Use of macroeconomic country analysis and global industry analysis within the interpretation of the financial analysis

10 marks

Excellent. Use of either aspect of macroeconomic analysis has been used in an informed manner to interpret some aspects of the financial analysis. Very good. Macroeconomic analysis has been drawn upon where possible to interpret the financial analysis. Good/Competent. Some evidence of aspects of macroeconomic analysis informing the interpretation. Satisfactory. Limited evidence of macroeconomic analysis informing the interpretation of financial analysis. Unsatisfactory. No evidence of the macroeconomic analysis being used to inform the interpretation of the financial analysis.

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