Archives for October, 2009

Do You Really Need an ‘Advanced Excel’ Course?

Sunday, October 25th   5 Comments
Excel is the backbone to any custom built financial model, and one of the core attributes of a financial modeller is to have good technical Excel skills.  W...

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Five Excel Formulas to make you cringe

Monday, October 19th   3 Comments
When creating a financial model, there are always multiple ways to write a formula which will all give you the same result.  The key is to write formulas int...

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3 applications of Data Validation in a Project Finance model

Friday, October 16th   10 Comments
Data Validation can be applied to restrict a cell’s allowed contents to a range of predefined values or rules. This is a subtle and effective way of allowi...

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‘Real growth’ or ‘Escalation’ – alternative financial modelling approaches

Monday, October 12th   5 Comments
A common question, especially among resource project developers is whether or not to escalate a particular line item by rate. When asked if this is the way t...

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Max Wolf, global project finance in Germany (KfW-IPEX-Bank)

Thursday, October 8th   No Comments (yet)
Fimodo chats to Max Wolf, global project finance in Germany (KfW-IPEX-Bank)....

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Russian project finance at Gazprombank, Fazil Gadzhiev

Monday, October 5th   1 Comment
Fimodo chats to Fazil Gadzhiev – Group Head, Project & Structured Finance, Gazprombank....

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