• Alex Fiott, Head of Front Office, Treasury, AstraZeneca

    Problem Solved: 
    Alex Fiott, AstraZeneca

    After reviewing how it segmented its cash, the AstraZeneca treasury decided that it wanted to manage its cash more proactively and invest it across a longer time horizon. Tri-party repos and separately managed accounts stood out as short-term investment products that would enable them to do this.

  • Alex Haigh, Regional Currency Manager EMEA, Mars Incorporated

    Problem Solved: 
    Alex Haigh, Mars Incorporated

    For global confectionery giant Mars, legacy technology meant that the company’s FX dealing processes were at times inefficient and error-prone. Mars needed a solution that would enable the treasury team to deal FX more effectively, freeing up resources to focus on more value-adding activities.

  • Cornelia Hesse, BASF

    Problem Solved: 
    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

    Problem Solved: 
    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

    Problem Solved: 
    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.

  • Problem Solved: 
    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

    Problem Solved: 
    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.

  • Problem Solved: 
    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.