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Who should attend
- Bankers/Investment Bankers
- Project Finance Modelers
- Financial Advisors
- Sponsors/Project Joint Ventures
- Project Developers
- Government/PPP Agencies
- Public Sector Managers
- Export Credit Agencies
- Multilateral Agencies
About the course
Get hands on experience with cashflow models, debt capacity & investment
This course represents module 2 of the Project Finance Academy.
Module 2 This day-long session gives participants a hands-on opportunity to build a cash flow model for an LNG facility using Excel-based software. At the conclusion of the segment participants will be have built a pro forma project model suitable for examining debt capacity and project return on investment.
Four Workshops That Can Be Booked Together or Separately:
- Module 1: Advanced Project Finance Workshop (4days)
- Module 2: Cashflow Modelling (1 Day)
- Module 3: Financing Natural Resources: Oil, Gas and Mining Projects (2 Days)
- Module 4: Infrastructure Finance and PPP (2 Days)
Day 6 Themes: Project Finance Modelling
Participants will spend a day building a model for a Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) project. They will test a limited-recourse financing package for debt capacity and attractiveness to investors. Discussion of common approaches to modeling with Excel, ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’. Practical use of models for negotiations.
Modelling Workshop Overview: Objectives and Approaches
- Constructing a Model / Common Myths
- Variations by Project Type
- Overview of LNG Plant and Major Contracts
Structuring the Model and Organizing the Data to Create a Cashflow Statement
- Developing the Assumptions Page
- Construction Costs and Timing
- Operating Cost, Plant Capacity Usage, Fixed and Variable Costs
- Reinvestment, Plant Expansion, Productivity Shifts
- Equity First or Pro Rata
- Manually Designed Equity Subscription
- Draw-down of Debt Linked to Specific Contracts, Expenditures or in a Hierarchy
Developing the Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet
- Factoring in Reserves
- Considering Currencies
- Tax Calculations
- Working Capital
Ratios and Sensitivity Analysis: Objectives and Limitations
- Measuring Debt Capacity and Investor Return
- Using Modelling Output for Initial Project Vetting
- Supporting on-going Negotiations
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