Project Funding

In today’s economic climate, finding reliable funding sources can be frustrating. We work with suppliers, various investment funds and wealthy individuals that may provide Project Funding from $100 million upwards for most projects.

Our Chinese factories may be able to offer trade funding with suitable and agreed guarantees. It is a standard practise for Chinese factories to require a deposit of 20% at the time the contract is signed, they may accept long tern letters of credit.

We also work with a number of trade finance banks, Project Funding companies and aid agencies who may be able to offer funding with Government or Bank guarantees which are confirmed in Europe by a Prime world bank at very advantage rates

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We work with various investment funds that provide project financing for all projects undertaken whether it’s just funding for the construction for a full turnkey operation. The minimum amount for project funding is US$100m.

Our commercial financing programs include:

100% Joint Venture Equity Financing.
A program that provides 100% equity financing for large-scale development projects that require a joint venture partner

A traditional debt-financing program that provides loans for new development, refinancing and acquisition at competitive rates

100% turnkey project funding

Recommended Executive Summary & Business Plan Content for funding

The Executive Summary and Business Plan together form one document. However, the Executive Summary should also be available as a stand-alone document, to be presented. Each business and project will be different, and the document will therefore have to be tailored according to the particular situation. Every letter and figure must be readily legible (at least 11pt.).

Essential Requirements:
The document should be submitted in Microsoft Word.
All documentation must be in clear English, all amounts must be stated in millions/billions in working and sign. Currency in US$ only, quoting the exchange rate used for conversion from local currency. If the projects are in the UK in the currency should be in Stirling
Local terms, technical terminology, and acronyms must be explained – to easily understand what is being proposed.

The Executive Summary: This is a brief Summary of the Plan, in order to provide a “snapshot” of the Company The Executive Summary should be constructed under the headings listed below, and should normally be contained in two or three A-4 sized pages. However, included in the package should be a full summery

It will therefore contain the following summarised information:

• The Company – its management and financial results for the past 3 years.
• The Project – background, market, and summary.
• Implementation of the Project and the timescale.
• Project Cost.
• Capital Contribution by the Company/Promoters and Collateral offered.
• Funding requirement
• Financial projections for 5 years – Gross Revenues, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization), net Profit , Cash flow, balance sheets, and ROI (Return on Investment).

2. The Business Plan will be divided into 2 sections.

(A) The Business Plan which will contain the following detailed information, adapted to suit the particular circumstances, and referenced where appropriate to the Appendices in (B) below:

• Background to the Project including socio-economic, national/international factors.
• The Proposal – brief description of the Project, aims, objectives, justification.
• The Company – brief history, operations, markets, products, last 3 years’ financials – Cash Flows, Profitability, Balance Sheets and key ratios.
• Production – availability of materials and labour, and security of same. Land & Buildings required. Technology & Equipment, including providers of both. Operational details.
• Administration and related facilities – including IT and staffing.
• The Management Team – the function of each member and an organisation chart and full due diligence of each director, shareholder and officer, including certified passports and proof of residents, we will send you a separate KYC document to be completed.
• Research & Development – effort required to maintain competitiveness and profitability.
• Implementation of the project and the Timetable.
• The Project Cost – broken down under the different heads of Capital Expenditure, Land &
Civil Works, Buildings, Furniture, Fixtures & Fittings, Plant & Equipment, Vehicles, Technology/know-how, Goodwill), Preliminary & Pre-operative expenses, Working Capital, Interest during Construction, and Contingencies.
• Promoters’ Capital Contribution – towards the project cost – amount and percentage and collateral offered.
• Proposed shareholding, dividends, exit, exit premium.
• Any Government incentives/support for the project.
• Financial Projections – 10 years’ cash flow forecast, profitability (EBITDA, Pre-tax and after-tax profit) balance sheets and key ratios.
• SWOT Analysis: Analysis of Strengths, Weaknesses, and Opportunities of, and Threats to the Project.
• Sensitivity Analysis: Analysis of the impact on the Project when major adverse/critical factors come into play, and what steps will be taken to mitigate this impact.

(B) Appendices – all supporting documentation such as:

• A statement of any assumptions made, quoting independent evidence/sources to support them.
• Map and drawings of the site and plant layout.
• Attorney’s confirmation of title to the land and building permissions. • Leaflets on the technology and the plant/equipment.
• Supplier quotations/contracts.
• Marketing, sales, and distribution agreements.
• CV’s of the management team including directors and shareholders
• Copies of official approvals/licenses.
• Evidence of Government incentives/support.
• Any research/press publications supporting the project or its kind.

A list of appendices should be attached to the business plan, but the appendices themselves should be submitted as a separate document.