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Ofwat builds its official price control model using Openbox

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Earlier today, the UK water regulator Ofwat published its draft price control model for PR24. You can view the full model for yourself here, and the full consultation is also available here. Ofwat developed the model using the Openbox financial model build software. The Ofwat model deals with complex and important issues, and so it […]

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Financial Modellers are Changing the World

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Whilst staring at a financial model, it is really easy to get lost in the numbers. It’s all rows and columns of excel, abstracted from the real world. It’s just another Infrastructure project……..Or is it? It is worth taking a step back once in a while to reflect on what the numbers on the screen […]

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Financial Modelling – Survival of the fittest

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In Financial Modelling it is often the business with the best model that survives the future   I was chatting to a new client the other day and I was taken aback by his passion and energy relating to financial modelling. He said something that really summed up what I have been trying to say […]

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Disrupting Financial Model Audit

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I was speaking to a client the other day and was blown away by his enthusiasm for our new approach to Financial model audit with “model audit 2.0“. To paraphrase, he said ‘I love what you guys are doing. You are disrupting the model audit market. You are like the Tesla of model audit.’ Well, […]

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Can we build a Project Finance Model in 20 minutes?

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Thanks to everybody who attended the Financial Modelling meet up to watch me put my reputation on the line. If you didn’t manage to get into the zoom call you can watch the recording of the live stream on YouTube below. We are looking for professional modellers to join a closed beta which will start […]

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The Disconnect Between Modellers and Business Decisions

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I was talking to someone a few weeks ago about a joint project team. This person referred to someone in the team as being “just the modeller”. That really irritated me. It annoys me when people view modelling as being easy, something for the juniors, something that anyone can do. In my experience this is […]

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