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  1. Morgan Stanley Lev Fin vs. Project Finance

          Hey guys, I got an offer (SA) for Morgan Stanley 's Global Capital Markets division, as they separate it from traditional investment banking. It's made up of 5 parts-- ECM, DCM, Clients Solutions, Lev Fin and Project Finance ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2016 - 10:12pm -

  2. Has anyone heard of Operis?

          Hi everyone. I'm just wondering if anyone knows anything about the financial modelling /project finance advisory firm called Operis, based in the UK. They seem like they have high-calibre people, a strong client base and great tr ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2016 - 5:51pm -

  3. Project finance?- Staying in the energy/infrastructure space

          Hey guys, Now that I have my summer worked out I'm starting to explore what I want to pursue for FT in the fall. I'm definitely pretty firm on staying in the energy/infrastructure space but I've recently been looking in ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 7:58pm -

  4. Project Finance- Job Strategy

          I have been trying to break into IB since I graduated last year with no luck. I realize though I really want to get into project finance (infrastructure loans) and am considering to focus on credit roles. From what I understand credit ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2014 - 1:59pm -

  5. Risk it in Hongkong or Chinese SOE?

    Hi everybody, Since 2 years ago I have felt very attracted to project finance and IB in general. I took a class in project finance, and read some books, but I don't have an economics/finance background. I am currently a PhD candidate at a top univers ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2014 - 10:03pm -

  6. Is Project Financing More of a Cap Markets Function than Traditional IB?

          Hi, I know that there are some BBs that have specific project financing groups but I was wondering, for those who don't, would project finance (by that I mean projecting cash flows for project/investment, designing capital struct ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2011 - 12:15pm -

  7. project finance vs leverage finance vs M&A- Exit Opps Q. (reloaded)

    I have read most of the project finance exit opps threads here and I notice: 1) the lack of response from the WSO community 2) if there is a response, the answer is PE energy/infra funds Because of 1), I want to try again, as there might be other people l ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 29 2012 - 10:31pm -

  8. Project Finance Interview

          Can anyone tell me what kind of technical questions to expect for a Project Finance Interview? Is it exactly like a typical IBD interview or do they ask different questions? It is for a BB, any other tips would be greatly appreciated. ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2014 - 1:32am -

  9. People say Structured/Project Finance may lead to Hedge Fund?

          Why do people always say that Structured/Project Finance can lead to Hedge Fund? What sort of skills and experience that are relevant to HF? Thanks structured finance project finance exit opportunity ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2011 - 8:23pm -

  10. 2012 DCM League Tables

    Hi all, Below are attached the Global 2012 DCM rankings. If there is interest, I can post similar tables on: ECM, M&A, Loans, Trade Finance, Project Finance. Call your attention to the first chart, you'll see the deep cuts that Citi and UBS have ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 17 2013 - 5:14pm -

  11. Project Finance- Macquarie vs BNP Paribas

    I received two offers from Macquarie and BNP Paribas as an associate in their project finance team. Both teams are cordial and offer similar compensation. Who would you guys pick? Somethings to considered are work/life balance and long-term career growth. ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2013 - 11:04pm -

  12. MPA after MBA

          Monkeys... Need your advice on whether to go get top MPA (SIPA/HKS/Princeton) after my MBA So I'm on my last year at usc, and my passion is somewhere in infrastructure / project finance or even public finance, due to my backgroun ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 28 2015 - 8:12pm -

  13. How Will I f****** add Value?

    Just had a 2nd round interview with a boutique specializing in renewable energy project finance. The MD asked me as to what value will I bring to the firm? I replied that Energy Investment Banking sector requires engineering expertise and also financial s ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2010 - 11:33am -

  14. PwC Infrastructure and Project Finance Advisory

          Hi, Does anybody has any info on PwC infrastructure advisory department? How is it regarded by the industry? How difficult would be to move from there to a project finance tema in a bank or PE in the future? I want to end up in projec ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2014 - 9:33pm -

  15. Project Finance- exit opportunities

          What kind of exit opportunties at Associate 2/3 level in Project Finance with a top player? project finance ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 30 2010 - 12:15am -

  16. Project Finance compensation

          Hello monkeys, Quick question that may sound stupid but I'm kind of puzzled. I'm applying to a big bank in Project Finance in the US (New York) and they are asking me my base salary desired. As a european, I'm not used ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2015 - 1:09pm -

  17. Project vs. Corporate Financial Modeling

    I'm looking into a position that is based off financial modeling for a project. I'm familiar with corporate financial modeling /valuation, however I'm wondering if someone here has experience in project financial modeling. How does project ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2012 - 10:45pm -

  18. Project Finance in Energy, PE in Energy- your pick?

          If you had a choice between these two, which one would you pick? Please tell me why. project finance ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2011 - 12:52pm -

  19. Is Project Finance hard to get in?

          In general, is it hard to get in? Why? How valuable are the skill and experience that you gain in the group? Also, it seems like in project finance, you will need to know a lot about the sectors and players in the industries. Doesn� ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2011 - 10:44pm -

  20. Transaction Experience? Do I have it?

    I'm a career switcher who just finished my 1st year MBA at a target school. I still don't know much about finance but definately know a lot more than before. People always talk about how important transaction experience is. Can someone tell me w ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2011 - 7:20pm -

  21. Proj Finance to PE?

          Are PEs apt to hire someone with a background in project finance? project finance ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2011 - 1:40am -

  22. Project Finance- Insights on how to create a roll-out schedule

    Hi All, Does anyone have any insights as to how to create a roll-out schedule for a project finance model? As in what factors it could depend on? Total funds available/ failure rate/ payback period etc.. Finally a dynamic draw schedule is to be created ba ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 7:56pm -

  23. Euromoney books on project finance

    Hi I'd like to brush up on project finance and modeling. I happened to come across the following Euromoney books: 1. Financial Modelling For Project Finance by Penelope Lynch http://www.euromoneybooks.com/product.asp?Position... 2. Infrastructure Fin ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2012 - 9:49am -

  24. SolarCity- Structured Finance Analyst?

          Got a call from a recruiter about this job. What do you guys think of doing this post 2 years in banking, in terms of opportunities to PE or top B-School afterwards? Is this a decent gig or doesn't compare to PE / HF / Corp Dev? ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2012 - 11:38am -

  25. Project Finance- Top banks and exit opps?

          Can someone shed some light on this area of investment banking. i.e. top banks, exit opps, etc... project finance ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 7:55pm -

  26. Recruiting for European banks from U.S. school?

    I'm a student at a top U.S. public university and I am interested in positions in project finance. Only issue is, all the big players in project finance seem to be European (SocGen, CA, BNPP, HSBC, RBS). I can't help but think that being in the ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2011 - 5:31am -

  27. Regional Equity Research vs. MM Project Finance

          I go to a semi-target in the South. I have an offer outstanding from my SA stint at a decently well-known commercial bank in New York in their IBD with the project finance group. I have been exploring offers and have been invited to a ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2015 - 9:53pm -

  28. Advice for career

    I have years of engineering experience in handling industrial projects such as building chemical process plants, oil refineries, power plants and etc., and currently, I am thinking to have a career change to do project finance for those industrial project ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2010 - 12:24pm -

  29. How to respond to this question

          Hi All, I am in the process of interviewing with a Boutique Bank that provides Project Finance service. I have been asked to respond to a set of questions and one of them is asking a summary of my project finance transactional experie ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2010 - 4:37pm -

  30. Getting ready for Project Finance

    Hi all, I am starting a new job in a project finance team of a renewable energy developer. I have a bit of experience in financial modeling but never in terms of project finance. Wondering if there is any recommended book that I should read and some of th ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2012 - 11:23pm -

  31. Follow up while the postings imply not to follow up?

          I applied for a couple of jobs approximately 1.5 months ago. Both postings say only qualified candidates will be contacted. I have not heard from them yet and I was wondering should I follow up with HR regarding the application (or as ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2015 - 9:51pm -

  32. Project Finance interview, what would I expect?

          Greetings, I have an interview in an investment bank in the project finance department. I would like to know what would I expect from this interview? What kind of questions and what are they looking for? I'm a fairly fresh gradua ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2015 - 12:17pm -

  33. Project Finance model template

    Anyone have a project finance model or template that I can see for practice for an interview? If its agriculture / farming project and development related, it would be great. However, any good project finance model / template would do. Thanks for the help ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2011 - 8:21pm -

  34. Career Advice: Project Finance-> Infrastructure FoF

    So I am finishing my two years at a major European bank on the Project Finance side. Think SocGec and the likes. Have a decent track record of transactions with mostly commodity background and some infrastructure acquisition deals. They offered me to stay ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2011 - 5:47am -

  35. George K. Baum

    Hey, I was wondering if anybody knows anything about the firm George K. Baum (it's a public finance ib)? Can you do anything coming out of here (i.e. exit opps)? Would it make you a competitive business school applicant assuming you meet other requir ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2011 - 2:00pm -

  36. Project Finance- Updated info

          Looking to get some updated info on project finance groups (have read several posts, but information seems to contradict at times). First of all, can anyone provide an insightful definition / what exactly bankers do in this group (yes ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 7:59pm -

  37. Career Advice- JPM DCM vs Nomura S&T

    I'll keep this short and sweet: You want to be an investor as a long-term career, and say you were given these two hypothetical job offers out of college: 1) Nomura High Yield and Distressed desk analyst- somewhat principal strategies like role where ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2015 - 10:28pm -

  38. Project Finance/Physical Commodity Trading lexicon

    I am supposed to be updating my firm's website and am having trouble wording one of our activities. Does anyone know what the technical term would be for the following transaction; Say you are a commodity trading firm. A mine operator wants to invest ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 20 2010 - 10:51am -

  39. Newbie to Finance Sector

          Hello all, I am a guy with diverse interests from Finance, Economics, Statistics & Energy. I'd done MBA (Energy management) specializing in Finance. Green projects Financing is my keen interest and other interests include por ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2014 - 9:47am -

  40. going for coffee with MD in infrastructure finance

          Hi all. I am going for a coffee with a MD in infrastructure finance (MS, GS etc). I know this is probably just informational/get to know you type of meeting but I really wan't to show the MD that I have really done some research ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2014 - 4:19pm -

  41. Corporate Finance or Infrastructure Finance?

          So I have to choose between two offers, corporate finance in mid-market M&A and Infrastructure Finance, they are both with big 4 accounting firms. Let's say eventually I want to move in IB or PE, which one has a better chance ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2014 - 3:23pm -

  42. Accountant ready for career transition into project finance (Africa infrastructure)

          Hi everyone, I am an Accountant in Canada (a few years audit with Big 4 and a few years industry experience) and after a lot of research, I am committed to starting a career in infrastructure/project finance in Africa (specifically Ni ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 25 2014 - 9:25am -

  43. Project vs. Corporate Financial Modeling experiences out there

    I'm looking into a position that is based off financial modeling for a project. I'm familiar with corporate financial modeling /valuation, however I'm wondering if someone here has experience in project financial modeling. How does project ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2015 - 8:28pm -

  44. TAS Valuation in Japan to Project Finance in Amsterdam

    Hello, To introduce myself, I am a second year Valuation & Business Modeling consultant at a Big 4 firm in Tokyo. I graduated undergrad with a 3.96 from a regional target (my school is somewhat well known but is top ten in the nation for international ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2014 - 1:03am -

  45. project finance league table

          can someone who has access to a relevant database please provide me with 2013 project finance league tables? thanks in advance project finance ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2013 - 2:16pm -

  46. Export Credit Agency Group @ Citi

    I have a Project Finance background and have worked on both the lending side and financial advisory side. I met with like 6 people at Citi on one single day for an AVP position in the Export Credit Agency Group. I know what exactly ECAs do (i.e. U.S Exim ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2013 - 10:31pm -

  47. Trina Solar

    good place to work? have an interview for a business analyst position upcoming. in shanghai. ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 26 2013 - 5:02am -

  48. Early 20's- Generalist Vs. Natural Resources Group

          I am in my early 20's have two options: 1) Work in middle market structured finance at a small shop giving senior debt (Revolvers and Term Loans) cash flow and asset-based (typically $100 million transactions), to PE firms for LB ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2013 - 10:15pm -

  49. Project Finance Technical

          I have been trying to model a power plant and got a sample PP model. However, seeing the model, I am not able to understand the following: In my excel: A1= Cash Available for Working Capital (Linked from CF statement) A2=Working Capit ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2012 - 4:57pm -

  50. Best B-schools/programmes for Project Finance field

          What are the best schools/programmes if I would like to set my career on infrastructure PF? Are there any good jobs in the field out there? I hear that the UK is pretty much secondary market. But I'm sure many banks (i.e. Macquar ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2011 - 10:53pm -

  51. Summer internship decision- boutique M&A vs. project finance

    Hello WSO, So I am a first year MBA and landed an offer for the summer at an industry focused boutique IB ~ 20 bankers, mostly ex- BB. I think the bulk of their deals are M&A. I also recently had a good interview with a bank for a project finance posi ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2011 - 7:26pm -

  52. Project Finance- Oil Well Deal structures

          Hi all, I have been asked to prepare a research paper on Project financing deal structures for Oil Wells. Can someone please advise as to what might be the good resources? Thanks! project finance ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2011 - 3:14pm -

  53. From Project Finance to Infra Funds

          Hi, I am an Associate in the Project Finance arm of a large EU bank. I'd like ideally to land in some infrastructure investment fund in a few years and I'm wondering what's the best way forward to do so. Is it best to s ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2010 - 4:48pm -

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