Articles tagged with:
cash management

  • Palm tree, sky scraper and blue skies in Miami

    The secret recipe for Yum!’s treasury proficiency – part one

    At the recent EuroFinance conferences in Singapore and Miami, Katherine Wei, Director of Treasury, China, and Nishat Grover, Director of Treasury, US, both of Yum! Brands, Inc., discussed their roles in supporting the needs of a fast-growing global business through inspiring cash management strategies in the two countries. In part one of this two-part series, Grover explains how Yum! manages cash flow forecasting.

  • Cemetary on a hillside

    Cash: will it ever die?

    Despite the score of business reasons why cash should be quietly killed off, its death-grip hold on the consumer means that most industry experts believe it will be around for a long, long time. But there are also new developments in the industry that corporates should keep tabs on.

  • Peter Schädelbauer, Head of Group Treasury, Lindner Group and Managing Director, Lindner Finanz

    Corporate View: 
    Peter Schädelbauer, Lindner Group

    Highly Commended in the 2012 Adam Smith Awards, Peter Schädelbauer re-engineered Lindner’s treasury so that it is capable of delivering the level of oversight and control necessary for survival in the worst of economic times.

  • Soccer ball at the back of the net

    Net benefits

    Netting is often cited as a cash management technique that can allow treasurers to create efficiencies and make cost savings. But the term ‘netting’ can be applied to a variety of different tactics.

  • United Nations headquarters in New York

    UNifying cash management in conflict zones

    Operating in war-torn countries on a daily basis would be a challenge for any company, but what if it is your raison d’etre? Pedro Guazo Alonso, Director of Finance at the United Nations (UN), gave some insight as to the UN treasury’s specific cash management challenges at EuroFinance Miami 2013.

  • Helsinki, Finland: X-Treme Car Show, showing 1982 Delorian DMC-12 on October 3, 2009

    The future starts on the fringes

    Conferences come and go but the ACT’s annual event has been on the calendar for many years and this year’s event, held in Liverpool’s dockside ACC, saw around 700 delegates gather to hear speakers covering everything from stability to wild abandon. Treasury Today was in attendance.

  • Abstract modern city in the background with people walking

    What do corporates want from their banks?

    During a SWIFT Business Forum in London, Anne Coghlan, Head of Group Treasury at Dyson, talks about the realities of corporate banking and whether the banks are stepping up to the plate to deliver a home run in corporate customer experience. 

  • Mark Tweedie and Joakim Lidbark

    The secret to EM success

    In a recent ‘Finger on the Pulse’ poll on Treasury Today, the majority (61%) of respondents chose foreign exchange (FX) as their biggest cash and risk management concern when operating in emerging markets (EM), followed by cash flow forecasting and visibility and then regulatory complexity. Mark Tweedie, Head of Sales EMEA, Corporates, Treasury and Trade Solutions and Joakim Lidbark, Global Head CitiFX Corporate Solutions, Foreign Exchange, outline Citi’s strategy for helping clients navigate liquidity management challenges in the EM.

  • Shadow of a gecko lizard on a leaf

    A hazy shade of banking

    Just over four years ago, non-bank financial firms such as the Reserve Primary Fund were caught up in the storm wreaking havoc on the global financial markets. As a result the regulators are closing in. This article traces the reasons behind the rapid growth in shadow banking during the years leading up to the financial crisis, and then looks at the subsequent regulatory headwinds now shaping its future.

  • Tamer Karabulut, Head of Treasury Operations, Türk Telekom

    Problem Solved: 
    Tamer Karabulut, Türk Telekom

    Türk Telekom wanted to improve the visibility, control and predictability of its cash flows. Citi developed an innovative solution that leveraged the bank’s partnership with Post Bank of Turkey (PTT), which has 4000 online branches countrywide, so that Türk Telekom treasury can see the amount in its accounts online, same day, as well as how much each office has deposited.