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  • Refinancing

    This issue’s question

    “With corporates in Singapore allegedly facing a US$12bn debt scramble this year as bonds fall due, what should treasurers at these companies be doing to refinance this debt?”

  • Businessman helping little man accross the wall

    Overcoming the refinancing wall

    With Singaporean companies reportedly coming up against a refinancing wall this year, what can treasurers do to avoid losing out in the competition for increasingly scarce and expensive credit?

  • Business meeting taking place in the afternoon

    Welcome to the syndicate

    A syndicated loan is often part of a wider financing strategy, allowing a company direct access to both banks and institutional investors. But why might a corporate use a syndicated loan and how are these arranged and managed? We go back to basics to find out.

  • Old keys hanging from ceiling with one key in the spotlight

    Have you considered asset-based lending?

    Once regarded as a solution for companies in financial difficulty, asset-based lending is now becoming a key tenet of a corporate funding strategy.

  • Coins and plant being watered for growth

    A new take on corporate lending

    Cbus, the Australian building industry super fund, has announced plans to begin offering finance to corporates. Here, we sit down with Rob Leck, Manager Debt and Quantitative Solutions at Cbus to find out why.

  • Baby sugar cane farm in India

    Fresh farm financing

    A pioneering product has been launched by the State Bank of India in conjunction with Jain Farm Fresh that harnesses the power of digitisation to revolutionise how farmers across India sell their goods and access financing.

  • EU paper flags inside a paper envelope and UK outside the envelope

    Making sense of the mess

    After last week’s momentous referendum result, treasurers across the globe will surely be wondering what happens next. Unfortunately, the answer to that question may take a long time to become clear. In the meantime, we review some of the initial reactions and explore a handful of the crucial questions treasurers will need to think about in the months (and, quite possibly, years) ahead.

  • Big and small bird sitting on a fence

    Could the mini-bond work for your business?

    Mini-bonds are relatively new debt instruments being utilised by a number of organisations to raise finance. Here, we take a look at the product and its rather unique characteristics.

  • Close up of dart hitting bullseye

    Ratings agencies take aim at SCF

    If your company has a supply chain finance programme, it may be a good idea to have a chat with your ratings agency about it.

  • Person crossing old bridge

    Life after Brexit

    With the UK referendum on EU membership fast approaching, we take a look at some of the challenges corporate treasurers might be grappling with should there be a vote to leave. Has your treasury team considered what life might be like after Brexit?