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(Revised from original 1997 version)
Tire City, Inc.
A small, rapidly growing retail distributor of automotive tires must present a set of forecasted financial statements to a bank in order to obtain a five-year loan. Expected growth rates given in the case and historical financial ratios derived from recent financial statements are used to forecast pro-forma income statements and balance sheets for the next two years.
Keywords: Financial Statements;
Forecasting and Prediction;
Financing and Loans;
Kester, W. Carl. "Tire City, Inc." Harvard Business School Case 297-091, May 1998. (Revised from original February 1997 version.)