WHITEBIRCH PRO FOR PROJECT AND INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE

Typical Questions Whitebirch Answers:

  • How might a change in operating agreement affect staffing and technology resources?
  • What is the threshold for capital cost to meet required return metrics?
  • What impact does a potential investment have on investment hurdles of partners?
  • Will a change in regulation impact production cost? How much of the cost could be passed along? How could production be shifted to accommodate or neutralize the impact?
  • How might a capital project impact margins?
  • How might an acquisition of a competitor affect the overall profitability of the company?
  • Which capital structure is optimal for a given set of operating, project cost, and project timing assumptions?
  • What if certain government grants, subsidies, or tax credits were expanded or contracted?
  • At what point do debt covenants become a concern for the project? For holding company?
  • How do certain macroeconomic factors affect business? Interest rates, exchange rates, tariffs, taxes, fuel cost, large natural disasters, etc.

Common Uses:

  • Cash flow waterfalls
  • Integrated financial statements among partnerships
  • Portfolio analysis
  • Project prioritization or staging
  • Leveraged buy-outs
  • Commodity sensitivity analysis
  • Tax planning
  • Covenant threshold analysis

Whitebirch Solves for PROJECT AND INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE

Financial modeling is an integral component of all stages of the project finance deal cycle. Establishing trust and confidence in a financial model is essential for stakeholders to gain insight and make decisions. Too often financial models that are confusing or incorrect affect decisions.

The patented layering technology changes how you can model. PFM Solutions President, Brett Matteo, describes:
 
financial modeling layered assumptions
PFM Solutions Vice President, Frank Candio, discusses the one question C-Level stakeholders ask about financial models:
 
financial model transparency