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Pathum Thani, Thailand: Water treatment (BOOT) project (2001–2003)


Project Overview

Country: Thailand
Client: Thames Water International
Service: Financial performance improvement

Public Private Partnership BOT scheme for a 288 million litres per day water treatment plant and sale of the bulk treated water to the Pathumthani Water Authority. The purpose of the assignment was to evaluate options for improving the short-term financial viability and the longer-term sustainability of the special purpose BOT project company which was owned the client. Our recommendations, together with other commercial and technical improvement steps, were implemented to improve the overall performance of the company.

Services provided by TMP

  • Advised on steps to improve the financial viability of the project and special purpose company.
  • Evaluated various options to further improve project sales and returns.
  • Advised on various refinancing options to improve short-term cash flows.
  • Advised on tariff restructuring to improve longer-term project returns.
  • Advised on hedging strategies and restructuring of offshore currency loans to minimise foreign currency exposure.

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