Business Plan Model – Farm Land

A robust business plan which helps in performing key business calculations and conduct projections to ensure feasibility of an agricultural Farm Land business. It is a useful financial planning tool, whatever size and stage of development your business is.

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Looking at the current global pandemic situation, a self-reliant business proposition would be to grow your own food produce. One might plan to invest commercially in the Agriculture sector or can decide to work in a small area. Whatever it is, a sound business plan would definitely be handy. A robust business plan always helps in performing key business calculations and conduct projections to ensure feasibility. Keeping in mind the current economic factors, Fin-wiser Advisory has developed a robust Business Plan Model –Farm Land. It is a useful financial planning tool, whatever size and stage of development your business is.

The Model includes assumptions related to:
1. Plant processing capacity, biomass received per month, calorific value, and storage capacity.
2. Land size, utilization, and allocation across 5 crops.
3. Crop Price for up to 5 crops and other sources of revenue
4. Staff Cost, Variable O&M cost per land unit (divided into 8 subheads such as staff, electricity, consumables, transport, and fuel) and other fixed costs (SPV, insurance, land lease, community payment, management fee & more)
5. Flexible Funding Profile – Cash equity, Bank Debt, and Bank overdraft
6. Working Capital Assumptions related to accounts receivables, inventory, and payables
7. Straight Line Depreciation
8. Annuity, and Even Principal Repayment options
9. Inflation and Indexation
10. VAT during operations

Model Output includes:
1. Project IRR & NPV
2. Equity IRR & NPV
3. Equity Payback Period
4. Cash Waterfall
5. Debt Service Profile
6. Integrated Financial Statements
7. Fully Integrated Dashboard.

 

Technical Specifications:
1. Model doesn’t use Macros (VBA) and any changes in inputs are directly captured on output in real-time without any delay.
2. Model is built using Microsoft Excel 2019 version for Windows. Please note, on certain Mac laptops or MS Excel prior to 2007, Excel with Macros can slow down your computer if your PC does not have enough processing power.
3. We advise not to delete or insert rows and columns into the model if you are not aware of the model structure as it can distort model functioning. If you need assistance with customizing the model template, the author is more than willing to help you. Simply contact us via our custom financial modeling page and send your model template as well as specifications. We will then get back to you with a quotation for the customization service (billable hours & completion date).
4. Model uses Cell Styles

 

Why Fin-wiser’ Financial Model Template:

1. Our model allows greater flexibility in terms of deciding upon the forecast period length. Users can choose from 1 to 5 years of forecast on a monthly basis.
2. All revenue and cost assumptions can be input into 3 scenarios. This helps the user to assess the impact of multiple business scenarios in one model. This can be operated simply on a click of a button.
3. The debt repayment has been profiled with 2 scenarios i.e. Annuity payment and Even Principal Payment. You can change the scenario on a click of a button and assess the impact on IRR.
4. The model is built with Financial Modeling Best Practice and has clearly defined input, calculations, output cells, and tabs to help even a rookie excel user to operate the model efficiently.
5. Our Models are thoroughly reviewed and Quality checked for Arithmetic and Logical flow

 

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