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Welcome to DataPartner’s international newsletter!

This newsletter focuses on cash-flow modeling know-how, news from DataPartner and upcoming events.

In this edition don't miss the articles:

  • A Success Customer Story of OUTOKUMPU - leading producer of stainless steel
  • Some practical HINTS on how to model FINANCING
  • Worldwide Workshops Calendar
  • NEW in November! Seminars in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE - Best practices in capital budgeting - welcome!
  • DataPartner News

If you have questions, please contact info@datapartner.fi

DataPartner is a leading provider of software products for capital budgeting:

With Invest for Excel® you can create, analyse and evaluate profitability of your investment, business plan or any other project in a fast and reliable way!

Dowload free test version now!

Interested to learn more? Book a free meeting (60-90 min.) with DataPartner expert now and check how to make a fast analysis!

It is a web-based system for investments portfolio management that makes it easy for many users to collaborate on investment projects and provides administration order.

Interested in SharePoint solutions? Book a free meeting now!

Customer Story of Outokumpu - How to streamline investments planning in metal industry?

Picture: Temple with a concrete foundation using lean duplex reinforcement bar from Outokumpu; source: Outokumpu.com

If you are curious how one of the largest steel producers in the world unifies their investments calculations, this Customer Story is for you! Outokumpu found Invest for Excel® a cash flow program that harmonized investment process and provided great comparability.

Read how Outokumpu unfies their investment calculations.

Practical Hints: How to model financing of your project?

In the Practical Hints section we present some useful advice that will help you create a smart investment analysis. The topic for today is: Project Financing. How to make sure that there are no negative cash flow gaps?

Read more about Project Financing.

Register for DataPartner's workshops!

Would you like to register to DataPartner's courses or receive more information? Please, contact us by e-mail: info@datapartner.fi:


08.10 WASHINGTON DC, USA - Cash flow modeling for investment calculation

12.10 BERN, SWITZERLAND - Bewertung von Investitionen mit Invest for Excel® 

20.10 NÜRNBERG, GERMANY - Bewertung von Investitionen mit Invest for Excel® 

23.10 PORVOO, FINLAND - Investointien kassavirtamallinnus

24.10 PORVOO, FINLAND - Arvonmääritys Invest for Excel® Enterprise ohjelmalla


09.11 KATOWICE, POLAND - Modele inwestycyjne z Invest for Excel®

13.11 FRANKFURT/MAIN, GERMANY - Bewertung von Investitionen mit Invest for Excel®  

19.11 DUBAI, UAE - Cash flow modeling for investment calculation

26.11 HOFHEIM AM TAUNUS, GERMANY - Bewertung von Investitionen mit Invest for Excel®


11.12 PORVOO, FINLAND - Investointien kassavirtamallinnus

12.12 PORVOO, FINALND - Kinteistöjen kassavirtamallinnus

View the whole workshop calendar.

Register for DataPartner Seminar

We warmly invite you to unique DataPartner seminars!

The seminars are free of charge. Seats are limited, therefore please  register now to ensure your attendance. Thank you!

  • November 19th (Mon.) 18:00 - 20:00 Dubai, UAE
  • November 20th (Tue.) 10:00 - 12:00 Dubai, UAE
  • November 20th (Wed.) 18:00 - 20:00 Abu Dhabi, UAE

Who should attend?

All financial professionals, Financial management, Investment Analysts, Controllers, Managers responsible for Strategy and Planning, and anyone, who needs to understand how to build a cash flow model, select the best projects for realizations and avoid bad investments.


During 2 hours DataPartner experts will present best practice techniques for cash flow modeling and analyzing of projects, investments and business plans.

  • Capital budgeting models – standardizing and best practices
  • How to build a cash-flow model of a project?
  • What does profitability analysis include?
  • How to include risk factors in the calculations?
  • How to compare various projects – specifically of different life time and risk ?
  • How to introduce corporate standards in the investment process?
  • How to maintain transparency, comparability and error-free calculations?
  • We will be happy to address also your specific areas of interest during discussion time.

DataPartner News

MTU in Germany (Machinery & Equipment) acquired additional licenses of Invest for Excel software - edition Enterprise for the 3rd time since 2008. We are delighted that year after year DataPartner’s software fulfils well the requirements of our Customer.

Etelä-Savon Energia (ESE) from Mikkeli in Finland is known as an environmentally friendly energy producer. In September ESE became our 109th energy company customer with Invest for Excel Enterprise software group license.

DataPartner is delighted to announce a new partnership with Kaizezensox Consultig based in Dubai, UAE

DataPartner announces a new partnership in the Middle East with Kaizensox Consulting based in Dubai, UAE.

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Previous Newsletter Editions

Newsletter of May 2012

Newsletter of February 2012