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Wall Street Prep Launches On-Campus Sales & Trading Training Program

Ahead of 2019-2020 academic year, Wall Street Prep has launched a Sales & Trading training program to prepare students for interviews, internships and full time positions. This program is a student-focused version of Wall Street Prep's corporate Sales & Trading ... Read More

Sources of Project Financing

Sources of project financing will depend on the structuring of the project (which is heavily impacted by project risks). There are many financial products in the market to pay for construction costs. The cost (interest rates and fees) of each ... Read More

Project Finance Structuring: Sharing of Risks

The key to structuring a project finance deal is the identifying of all key risks associated with the project and the allocation of those risks among the various parties participating in the project. Without a detailed analysis of these project ... Read More

Project Finance Career Paths

The Project finance industry is broad and consists of financial, legal, and technical jobs. Certain functions of each of these categories will require understanding of project finance. However, financial jobs in project finance will require deep understanding of project finance ... Read More

Guide to Project Finance: Job Description and Responsibilities

The Technical Definition: Project finance is used to refer to a non-recourse or limited recourse financing structure in which debt, equity and credit enhancement are combined for the construction and operation or the refinancing of a facility in a capital-intensive ... Read More

Project Finance Model Structure

Project finance modeling is an excel based analytical tool used to assess the risk-reward of lending to or investing in a long-term infrastructure project based upon a complex financial structure. All financial evaluations of a project depend upon projections or ... Read More

Ultimate Guide to Debt & Leveraged Finance

Leveraged finance refers to the financing of highly levered, speculative-grade companies. Within the investment bank, the Leveraged Finance (“LevFin”) group works with corporations and private equity firms to raise debt capital by syndicating loans and underwriting bond offerings to be used ... Read More

DCF Model Training: 6 Steps to Building a DCF Model in Excel

A discounted cash flow model ("DCF model") is a type of financial model that values a company by forecasting its' cash flows and discounting the cash flows to arrive at a current, present value. The DCF has the distinction of being ... Read More

WACC (Weighted Average Cost of Capital): WACC Formula and Real Examples

The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is one of the key inputs in discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis and is frequently the topic of technical investment banking interviews. The WACC is the rate at which a company’s future cash flows need ... Read More

Sell-Side Process

In M&A, the "sell-side process" describes the deal process from the seller's (and its financial advisors') perspective. There are a variety of reasons why a company might decide to sell: To cash out: Owners, particularly of private illiquid businesses, often have a significant ... Read More

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