Articles tagged with:
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  • Ebru Pakcan, Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), EMEA, Citi

    Exciting times ahead

    In November 2016, Ebru Pakcan was appointed as Citi’s Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) for the EMEA region. Based in London, Pakcan is responsible for leading and developing the EMEA TTS franchise and driving business throughout the region. Here she shares her experiences of her first few months in the role and outlines how Citi aims to build on its success in the region.

  • Eddie Norton, HSBC

    The payments space is changing rapidly creating numerous opportunities for treasurers to add value to their organisations. What are the key developments and how can treasurers prepare themselves to take advantage of these changes? Eddie Norton, Head of Global Liquidity & Cash Management, Europe at HSBC explains.

  • Munir Nanji, Citi

    From an economic and political perspective, 2016 was a very interesting (and often challenging) year for businesses around the world. From your conversations with clients in Asia Pacific, what were the key issues for APAC-based corporates and how has this influenced their areas of focus and what the treasury function has been doing?

  • Mark Evans, ANZ

    Banking on long-term relationships

    In what can only be described as a challenging time for the region’s banks, corporate treasurers are looking for banking partners that are committed to them and the region for the long term. In this interview, Mark Evans, Managing Director, Transaction Banking at ANZ, outlines how the bank intends to continue to forge deep and lasting relationships with its corporate and financial institution clients and leverage its unique strengths to ensure treasurers are able to tackle the challenges of today and tomorrow.

  • Adrian Walker, Lloyds Bank

    Bank Interview: 
    Adrian Walker, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

    With the UK voting to leave the European Union (EU), it is highly uncertain what the UK’s future will look like outside the EU. This makes the UK’s decision to leave the EU something of a ‘leap in the dark’ for many companies. But there are steps businesses can take in the coming weeks and months to manage the uncertainty, tackle the challenges and seize the opportunities that the UK’s decision to leave the EU presents. Lloyds Bank’s Adrian Walker, Head of Global Transaction Banking, tells us what a good post-outcome trade strategy might look like, and how the Bank plans to support its clients through these testing times.

  • Kheng Leong Cheah, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

    Industry View: 
    Kheng Leong Cheah, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

    Basel III is set to dramatically change how banks view deposits; a development that is already having an impact on corporate liquidity management. In this article, Kheng Leong Cheah, Head of Global Liquidity Sales, Asia Pacific at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains the implications of Basel III and shares his thoughts related to this topic with corporate treasurers in Asia Pacific.

  • Jason Straker, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

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    Jason Straker, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

    With regulatory reforms expected in the money market fund industry, negative interest rates, and Basel-pressured banks becoming ever more selective about the deposits they accommodate, treasurers are having to rethink short-term investment strategies. But what alternative investment opportunities are being explored by corporate cash investors? Jason Straker, Client Portfolio Manager, Global Liquidity Group, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, talks about how investment portfolios are changing and what clients need to know before using alternative investment vehicles.

  • Wayne Mills, Lloyds Bank

    Bank Interview: 
    Wayne Mills, Lloyds Bank

    Amid all the recent market uncertainty, corporate focus on financial supply chain management has never been stronger. But for banks, identifying and delivering the right working capital solutions to corporates requires a strong understanding of not only their clients’ financial supply chains but their physical supply chains too. In this article, we talk to Wayne Mills, Head of Receivables, Asset Based Lending and Corporate Asset Finance at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. He explains how the bank’s client-first approach facilitates the development of such an understanding and helps the bank financially leverage their clients’ physical supply chains – both cross-border and in their domestic markets.

  • Kevin Grant, Hanse Orga

    Industry View: 
    Kevin Grant, Hanse Orga

    In a recent survey of corporates at Finanzsymposium in Mannheim, Germany, 85% said working capital management will rise in importance in the future. Extrapolate this figure to the wider global corporate community and, give or take some statistical license, it is not difficult to see that in order to meet future needs, now is the right time to invest in process improvements.

  • Paul Thwaite, RBS

    Bank Interview: 
    Paul Thwaite, RBS

    What corporate treasurers want from their banks and what they actually get may be mutually exclusive propositions. When a bank claims to have realigned itself with the real needs of its corporate clients, both for the here and now and for the long term, it seems prudent to let that bank explain just what it means.