For confidential reasons and work ethics, we are not always allowed to highlight our clients or publish our current projects. Among them, however, included the following engagements.
UK ELECTRICITY MARKET ANALYSIS
We have developed a market-entry study for an investor. We had to build a significant understanding of the legislative, technical and commercial aspects in regards to STOR (short term operating service) mechanism, which was introduced in 2017. The total need for the electricity settlement mechanism at the time of study preparation was estimated at least 1.8 GW of installed capacity, with an average of 2.2-2.3 GW. And according to the estimates of the National Grid, an additional 0.6 GW of energy production capacity will be required in the near future in order to regulate power surges in the network. The study included energy market overview, STOR mechanism description, market participants competitive analysis, income generation potential based on various scenarios, comparison of various technology investment options and expected business returns.
BALTIC MARKET SMART METERS INTRODUCTION STUDY
We have been tasked to submit an executive and yet detailed evaluation on smart meters introduction potential to one of the Baltic countries. During the study preparation, we have followed three considerations - what is smart meters and its wider application with electricity infrastructure, how the introduction is supported at EU level, and the cost-benefit of smart meters introduction across EU countries, so to establish reference points an provide conclusive argumentation on likely positive effect on the households as end-consumers.
GAS MARKET PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY
This is a high-level market pre-feasibility study that was performed for an international energy developer. The presentation served as a strategic decision tool whether to penetrate the market with potential investments exceeding US$ 100 million. The study comprised of overview of the country’s economy and energy industry, key market participants analysis and understanding of the industry investment climate.
CENTRAL ASIA WIND PROJECT INVESTMENT FEASIBILITY
We have been retained to build economic model for three wind projects (between 30 and 70 MW of installed capacity each). In addition, we had to validate the selection of wind turbine manufacturer and provide due dillegence on PPA agreement.
CZECH BIODIESEL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
We have been asked to provide a market competitive analysis and compare results to neighbouring countries. The report has been structured as follows. We started our analysis with agriculture current and future developments. This was critical to understand land availability in the long term for raps growth potential, which is utilised in biodiesel production. Than, we analysed the marker from producers' perspective, who are the key market leaders (who essentially define the market supply). As a next step, we provided an overview of legislative base i.e. taxation and VAT mechanism in respect to biodiesel production. And finally compared with the biodiesel developments in the neighbouring markets and provided concluding remarks.
WASTE-TO-ENERGY TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY STUDY
In this study, technical and economic feasibility of introducing a waste-to-energy (WtE) facility was evaluated. The purpose of the study was to allow local developer to introduce WtE project to government officials in order to reduce significant waste landfilling, bearing in mind technological, legislative, environmental and social benefits, coupled with reasonable commercial returns.
PRIVATE HOSPITAL EXPANSION (MARKET-ENTRY) BUSINESS CASE
A business case was prepared for a Middle East based private hospital US$ 15 million potential expansion to the selected city in one of the European countries. We have helped to prepare a list of services to be provided and to define financial model (income, COGS, PEX, OPEX and initial CAPEX). We also prepared executive investor and partnership presentation.
MEDICAL APPLIANCES FACTORY ESTABLISHMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST
We have been retained to initiate international partnership establishment between the project owner and European healthcare development company. We have also prepared business case presentation and build financial model for the factory establishment.
INVESTMENT PROPOSAL ESTABLISHMENT FOR AN ONCOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC & TREATMENT CENTER
We have curated the investor and project owner meetings towards the establishment of an oncology diagnostic and treatment center including the radiotherapy and proton therapy. This was our specific task to prepare an investment proposal, which included technology overview, market potential and socio-economic benefits at a country-level.
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ORGANISATION
We have completed detailed investment case and respective investor presentation towards the investment management organisation establishment, which will be licensed under the national bank. The purpose of the management organisation is to effectively manage equity funds. The 5-year investment roadmap has been proposed, which included national investment priority programmes such as affordable housing.
GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION OF THE EXISTING EUROPEAN BANK
We have worked on a detailed 10-year estimates towards the investment proposal for opening a full-scale branch (regional headquarters) of the well-established European bank. Our task was to define market-entry decision, prepare complete 10-year business estimates, preselect executive board of the future headquarters and present the full case to the board.