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Value of optionality in ‘Direkt vermarktung’

Alternative valuation method in the sustainable energy industry

Zanders has been involved in financing issues and transactions related to sustainable energy for several years now, supporting developers, power companies, and start-ups in a variety of countries.

As part of one of its consultancy projects, Zanders advised a Dutch developer on the valuation of its German wind farms. For this particular client, Zanders calculated the value of the implicit option embedded in the complex financing of wind energy projects.

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Liquidity Risk; a priority

Liquidity risk, one of the main ingredients of the credit crunch, has never seemed as important to the regulators and financial institutions as it does now.

The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) published its draft guidelines on liquidity buffers, known as CP28, in July 2009. This is a first draft to define and enforce liquidity asset buffers and enhance stress testing.

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Expert opinion: Mr Van der Does – Euronext

Euronext’s CEO on why the greatest risk is losing trust

A listing on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange currently appears to be the best bet for companies looking to attract capital.

While banks are still keeping their purse strings tightly drawn, an increasing number of businesses of all sizes are gaining a listing on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam as a way to raise funds in the capital market economically and efficiently. Alternatively, the bond market and derivatives trading also offer a variety of financial instruments.

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Benefit from inflation

with bonds, swaps, caps and floors

The problem of inflation is nearly as old as currency itself, and inflation-linked products have been around for centuries as well. In this article, consultant Rogier Galesloot discusses the history of inflation-linked products and shows how inflation-linked bonds, swaps, and caps/floors can be of interest to an organization or institution looking to hedge against inflation. 

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Weather Risk

Is it Time to Cover Up?

We’ve all read about climate change, but have you considered what could happen to your company’s bottom line in the event of extreme weather conditions and temperatures?

If you work for a corporation that is dependent on crop commodities, for example, then the failure, delay or poor quality of that crop could damage profits.

The question is: what can you do about it?

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