From Deal Making to Portfolio Valuations: The Role of Financial Modelling (Part 1)

A strong financial model is the foundation of a smooth and streamlined deal. This three-part series goes beyond the financial model template to explore how modelling can drive sound decision making, throughout the lifecycle of a deal, giving you confidence and protecting you from unexpected issues when it comes to executing the contracts and finalising the transaction!

Part One: Assuming you have the modelling basics covered – Get your financial model ‘deal-ready’

– Deal specific complications in addition to a ‘standard PF model’
– Examples of where the model needed adoption due to real events, and how to manage it
– Building a track record of changes
– Documentation requirements
– Managing a model audit – timing, tips and process


– Tom Brichieri-Colombi, Partner, Mazars (Moderator)
– Jerome Brice, Head of Model Audit, Mazars
– John Yeldham, Head of Infrastructure Modelling, Mazars
– Maria Sukumaran, Associate Director, Mazars
– Michael Hegarty, Associate Director, Mazars

Watch parts 2 & 3 now:
Part 2
Part 3