Identify and evaluate sources of debt financing and equity financing – 1.5 and 2 ppgIn this section, you can discuss the role of the investment banker in assisting and placing the debt or equity to finance the acquisition. You can also identify buyers of the debt or stock, and then determine the likelihood of a market for debt in general. For a market on the equity, take a look at the recent trend on the stock price. For a stock that has been trending down, the market might not be favorable to equity financing. remember stryker and johnson and johnson.