Capital structure

What is the latest mix of long-term debt and equity in the company General Motors?
You will find these figures in the balance sheet of General Motors’ annual report. Alternatively, Google General Motors’ capital structure by typing General Motors’ capital structure.
How does General Motors’ capital structure compare to the industry standard? Is it above, below, or at the industry standard for capital structure?
What factors do you believe might have influenced General Motors’ capital structure? Discuss three of those factors.

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