• Cornelia Hesse, BASF

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    Cornelia Hesse, BASF

    When you run shared services for the European arm of the world’s leading chemical company, manual bank account management is undesirable. BASF Services Europe reveals how it put its house in order.

  • Denis Savastano, Li & Fung Limited

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    Denis Savastano, Li & Fung Limited

    Global supply chain manager, Li & Fung, traditionally fulfilled its trade financing needs through unsecured credit loans, which were both expensive and cumbersome. The company therefore required a solution that would enable them to more efficiently access credit, and at a lower cost.

  • Suresh Chettiar, Lupin

    Problem Solved: 
    Suresh Chettiar, Lupin

    Indian pharmaceutical company Lupin conducts various conferences and market events in India and overseas every year. With the sums spent on such events growing in tandem with the business, Lupin wanted a solution to help them make payments to vendors in a more efficient manner.

  • Randy Ou, Alibaba

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    Randy Ou, The Alibaba Group

    Treasury Today Asia explores how J.P. Morgan Global Liquidity’s money market fund offerings solved Alibaba Group’s requirement for a short-term liquidity investment instrument at a time when the availability of suitable options was limited.

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    Piyada Sookaimoath, CPN

    Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN) is Thailand’s largest retail developer with over 30 years of experience. CPN currently manage 28 shopping centres, seven office buildings, two hotels and two residential projects. The company is the leader in the retail development and management sector with the biggest share of Bangkok’s retail market at 20%.

  • Anne Heidemann and Kim Japp, DONG Energy

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    Anne Heidemann and Kim Japp, DONG Energy

    DONG Energy, having been created from a merger of six companies in 2006, each with its own procedures, systems and bank relationships, faced the problem of bringing its finance processes into alignment. Treasury Today explores how Nordea’s Global Cash Pool and eGateway solutions helped to optimise DONG Energy’s performance.

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    Jeanette Chang, IBM

    Moving cash in and out of China was once a big headache for corporates operating in that country. Thankfully, that is now changing. In this article, IBM tells Treasury Today how regulatory changes allowed it to implement a more efficient and effective cash management solution enabling entities in China to centralise funding and FX and standardise processes into the group's global in-house bank.

  • Wei Ming Ho, TE Connectivity

    Problem Solved: 
    Wei Ming Ho, TE Connectivity

    TE Connectivity (TE), a $14 billion global technology leader in designing and manufacturing connectivity and sensor solutions for a variety of industries, was using a time-consuming and manual process to minimise idle cash balances and optimise cash requirements in and out of China. The company’s implementation of Citi’s automated RMB cross-border sweep solution has improved the efficiency and effectiveness of cash management in China resulting in savings for the company.

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    Ms. Rong Li, China Shipping Container Lines

    After going through a period of rapid expansion, China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) wanted to optimise management of working capital and liquidity. With help from Citi, the treasury team at CSCL were able to improve the visibility of cash balances and transform the treasury function into a highly automated, efficient department.

  • Mark Greenhalgh, Computer Sciences Corporation

    Problem Solved: 
    Mark Greenhalgh, Computer Sciences Corporation

    The CSC treasury team wanted to take advantage of the organisational transformation and launch an ambitious project of its own. The project included upgrading their banking connectivity and implementing XML file formats across its Asia Pacific operations. In doing so, the team wanted to create a robust, homogeneous banking platform to ensure an efficient migration to India, as well as seeking other benefits including the reduction of back office and banking costs.