Huawei Investment & Holding Coy Ltd: An overview of the financial performance of the group in the last 5 years, commencing from 2013 to 2017

Huawei Investment & Holding Coy Ltd is a growing Information & Communications Technology (ICT) company and you are the UK Chief Financial Officer. You will be meeting some investors and outlining some of the company’s outlook to these investors. The 5-year financial performance is shown in this link: https://www.huawei.com/uk/abouthuawei/corporate-information/financial-highlights and you are to access this information, and prepare a report for the investors, most of whom are corporate representatives of shareholders. Currently the market is highly competitive and the board of Directors have come up with the mission being to facilitate global household connectivity by 2025. Required: You are to produce a report with the Corporate Investors as your audience

a) An overview of the financial performance of the group in the last 5 years, commencing from 2013 to 2017. This should focus on revenues, operating costs and net profits of the company. (15 Marks)

b) A critical evaluation of the management growth strategy, through investment activities, aimed at ensuring the attainment of objectives. (20 Marks)

c) An evaluation of the Activity ratios, with focus on determining the Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC), for 2016 and 2017. Evaluate management’s strategy of ensuring minimal exposure to credit risks. Determine the impact on Cash flow? (15 Marks) Your report should include the excel file of the financial statements for the 5 years within your report’s appendix. You may use graphs to illustrate your analysis