Principles of Project Finance

Principles of Project Finance

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This introduction for practitioners offers a balanced view of project financing, integrating legal, contractual, scheduling, and other areas that participate in large multiparty projects, large single-asset purchases, and broad-based financing programs for fleets of assets. It mixes theories and case studies but avoids becoming too oriented toward applications in any one particular industry. It focuses on the concepts and techniques required by project finance people without being overly academic or beset by case studies. The author, who has a legal background, recognizes that some legal information is necessary, but he doesn't attempt to write a law book.

Project Finance refers to the techniques of financing projects which are dependent on cash flows for repayment, as defined by the contractual relationships within each project. By their very nature, these types of projects rely on a large number of integrated contractual arrangements for successful completion and operation. Project finance is an element within the larger field of project management. Many organizations around the world utilize project management to enable innovative processes, to plan, organize, and control strategic initiatives, to monitor enterprise performance, to analyze significant deviations, and to forecast their impact on the organization and project(s). Project management can be found in many industries today, from construction and information systems to healthcare, financial services, education, and training.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 344 pages
  • 157.5 x 233.68 x 22.9mm | 612.35g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • glossary
  • 0127708510
  • 9780127708515
  • 601,656

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"This book provides a comprehensive treatment of project finance accessible to those less familiar with the subject matter yet detailed enough to serve as a valuable reference for the experienced manager. The book covers a wide array of topics from legal issues to valuation methods, and even hedging financial risk with financial derivatives. Given the increasing importance of project finance in Asia and the Pacific Rim, Principles of Project Finance, will be an invaluable reference for academics and managers alike in this region." --Nobuya Takezawa, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan

"This is an authoritative work written by a distinguished practitioner. I have no doubt it will quickly become a key text for those in both public or private sectors whose work involves Project Finance." --Michael Gerrard, Head of Public Private Partnerships, Partnerships UK plc
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Table of contents

Introduction
What is Project Finance?
The Project Finance Markets
Project Development and Management
Working with Lenders
Project Contracts: (1) The Project Agreement
Project Contracts: (2) Ancillary Contracts
Commercial Risks
Macro-economic Risks
Political Risks
Political Risk Guarantees, Insurance and Finance
Financial Modelling and Evaluation
Financial Structuring and Documentation
Glossary and Abbreviations
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About E. R. Yescombe

E.R. Yescombe is an independent consultant on project finance and public-private partnerships (PPPs), advising investors on financing for power, infrastructure and PPP projects, as well as public-sector entities on PPP policy issues, project procurement and contracting.
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