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Project Finance

This course can cover the following items:  features and characteristics of project finance (PPP and PFI differences), roles and interests of parties involved, project cycle risk evaluation, management and monitoring, scope of financial needs, cash flow lending and analysis. Best practice examples and interactive approach.

Please revert to the House of Training for further information. 

Location & Duration

In HoT-ATTF partner countries: 3 days.

Detailed programme Explode

Introduction and overview

  • A definition of Project Finance
  • PPP and PFI –differences
  • Why and when should Project Finance techniques be used?
  • What constitutes a project?
  • Evaluating sponsor qualification for financing

Project Cycle Risks 

  • Phases, Completion, Formal Permissions, Resources and Raw Materials
  • Concessions for Supply, Construction, Throughput
  • Case Study on risk identification 

Sponsor and Financier Interests

  • Project’s Sponsor- Investment return – IRR, discounted PBT
  • Project’s Financier– Cash Available for Debt Coverage and DSCR

Free Cashflow and Project Cashflow Models

  • Do we do the deal or not? Water case study, renewable energy case study


  • Purchase and supply procedures in the public sector and for utilities.

Contractual Issues and Risk Coverage

  • Insurance cover (ramp-up period), Common Term Agreement, Types of Project Finance contracts, collateral and risk coverage in the contract.

Financial Instruments for Hedging/Funding Projects

  • Risk Pricing in Project Finance
  • Foreign Exchange Rate Risk Hedging
  • Bond Types for PF funding

Project monitoring

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