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UPDATED – TCE PRECEPTS FOR ANALYZING INSTITUTIONS

Jul 19, 2010 — Neil Boyle

UPDATED - TCE PRECEPTS FOR ANALYZING INSTITUTIONS 07-19-2010 ver 3C Please click on the above link to see the updated version of what I consider one of my important posts.  It is important because it concentrates in one file the beginning of what I have learned over the past 10 years of studying ...

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Negotiating the Deal for Governance Closure

Technical Notes

Nov 24, 2009 — Neil Boyle

The missing ingredients in PPP projects are the following: (i) pricing out of unrelieved contract hazards; (ii)agreements that signal confidence and continuity intentions of the parties; (iii) agreement and protocol to cost share unanticipated risks; and (iv) investments by government in transaction-specific assets at the forward stage to signal: (a) ...

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Pricing Out the Unrelieved Contract Hazards

Technical Notes

Nov 24, 2009 — Neil Boyle

Negotiations of the financial closure kind are often incomplete in PPP infrastructure deals; typically financial closure is considered the last step in deal-making. Incompleteness is due less to inadequate risk identification procedures and efforts than to the existence of different identification procedures altogether. Differences are between the firm as production ...

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Pricing the Deal as a Quadruple Trade-off

Nov 21, 2009 — Neil Boyle

The pricing of deals is often a two dimensional (finance on technical) trade-off between price and a series of financial and technical considerations. Because these considerations are geared toward securing project revenue streams (cash flows) for the comfort of creditors, finance issues tend to dominate the contracting action. Securing lender comfort ...

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