Column Laurens Tijdhof
Integration between treasury and the wider business is a prerequisite for an effective and efficient treasury organization. The remit of the treasury function has changed in recent years so that treasury is now expected to be a much more proactive advisor to the company.
There is much to gain from seeing things from a different point of view, especially in the current market conditions. In this double interview, Paul Nailand, founding director of Visual Risk in Australia, and Judith van Paassen, partner at Zanders, share their visions from opposite sides of the world on risk management.
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.
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?
Project Selection - How to Choose the Right Project and Make Effective Comparisons
Part five of the WACC Guide examines the extent to which input, assumptions and models used for project app roval can create a biased opinion of the shareholder value.
Treasury, as the custodian of risk management, could reinforce its role as an internal consultant on cash flow and help management prepare and substantiate decisions in allocating limited resources within the company.