Virtual Meetup: What to look for when reviewing a Project Finance Model

All financing projects are slightly different, so when building a financial model for the purpose of gaining long-term financing, it’s very difficult to standardise project models of different natures. Join us to hear from Paris-based financial modelling author, lecturer and investment banker, Hedieh Kianyfard to discuss hints and tricks for model review. (more…)

Virtual Meetup: Financial Modeling World Cup Exhibition Round

The Financial Modeling World Cup is a brand new competition where modellers from all over the world and different backgrounds come together to learn, train and compete. To celebrate the launch of this new initiative, we’ve hosted an Exhibition Round where two expert modellers Dmitrijs Lukaševičs and Dan Mayoh pit their skills against each other and you’ve got front row seats! (more…)

Virtual Meetup: FMI Advanced Financial Modeler Exam Prep

If you are thinking about sitting for the next Level 1 Financial Modelling certification exam coming up on 24th October from the Financial Modeling Institute (FMI), you may be wondering what to expect on the day, or how you can best get ready to give yourself the best possible chance of success. (more…)

Virtual Meetup: Financial Modelling Podcast LIVE: The Power of Community

Watch our live recording as we come together from all four corners of the globe for this live podcast recording. Host of the Financial Modelling Podcast, Matthew Bernath joins from Johannesburg, Virtual Meetup host and Financial Modeller, Danielle Stein Fairhurst in Sydney, are joined by Jordan Goldmeier from New York and Tea Kuseva from London. (more…)

Virtual Meetup: How to Create a Pitch Deck for Investors/Clients (supported by a financial model)

Learn how to create a professional pitch deck, supported by a financial model to present to investors/clients. Join us for this practical session to hear from CEO of the Corporate Finance Institute, Tim Vipond who will cover all the key slides you need to present to investors or clients, depending on the type of pitch. We will look at capital raising for startups and strategic transactions for large public companies. (more…)

Virtual Meetup: An Introduction to Forecasting Real Estate Income in Excel

There is a tendency for financial modelling courses to channel the path of investment money through a set of company accounts. Therefore the techniques developed to deal with income and expenditure in this standardised format don’t always suit Real Estate models, especially when a true picture of the investment opportunity is required. In this session, Real Estate Financial Modelling specialist Natalie Bayfield explains why Real Estate assets are different and how to model the income stream from a Commercial Property investment in Excel. (more…)

Virtual Meetup: Dynamic Scenario Manager Powered by a Data Table

At the inaugural Financial Modelling Innovation Awards announced at the recent Financial Modelling Virtual Summit, the winner of the “Analysis Accelerators” category was an Excel model using data tables to perform dynamic scenario analysis. Hear from the creator of this winning entry, financial modeller Thomas Paul as he explains how this simple and elegant tool works, and how you can apply it to your own scenario models. This live and interactive virtual meetup is hosted and moderated by Danielle Stein Fairhurst, who was on the judging panel for the awards.