PF Basics Part 3: An overview of the DSCR

The Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) is the most commonly used ratio in Project Finance. It is a periodic measure of a project company’s ability to meet its debt obligations.

Alt-F11 not working. It might be your graphics card software

A couple of days ago the shortcut Alt+F11 stopped working in Excel on my laptop. I use this almost hourly to open up the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) and had become so used to using it that the frustration of not having it got me fuming… Time to put on my deerstalker and light up my pipe.

How to build a financial model from scratch

So you’ve just been told that a model is required and you’ve been lucky enough to be chosen to build it. You enthusiastically open up Excel ready to jump right in, when you face the initial panic of dealing with a completely blank workbook!