A credit rating can offer treasurers a means of accessing diversified sources of funding. Given the economic and geopolitical uncertainty that prevails in many parts of the world, perhaps it is time to consider the value of an independent assessment of your organisation’s creditworthiness. Treasury Today takes a back to basics look at what a credit rating really means.
Be the first to comment | September 2018
The future shape of the market without Libor has sowed just as many seeds of uncertainty. A number of alternative benchmark rates are contenders to succeed, but both corporates and banks want greater clarity from the regulator.
Adam Richford is Group Treasurer of Renewi plc, a FTSE 250-listed market leader in European waste management. A stock in trade for him is transformation. Here he describes his post-merger treasury activities and how they reach far into the business.
Treasurers are increasingly getting involved in areas which fall outside the traditional parameters of treasury. What does this mean in practice – and how can this benefit both treasury professionals and their organisations? Five treasury professionals share their experiences of stepping outside the comfort zone.
Be the first to comment | May 2018
The LMA’s newly-released Green Loan Principles provide a standardised reference point for the budding wholesale green loan market.
Be the first to comment | April 2018
Preparations for borrowing by the Swiss municipality of Allschwil used to be a labour-intensive process for Head of Sector Finance and Taxation, Joseph Hammel. With the arrival of a new online platform, the workload has been reduced to a few clicks.
Be the first to comment | January 2018
Treasurers are taking advantage of favourable market conditions for debt financing – but which funding routes are most attractive in the current market? And with the ECB beginning to wind down its quantitative easing programme, how long will the current window of opportunity remain open?
Taking part in an IPO process can be a once-in-a-career opportunity – so how can treasurers add value, navigate the challenges and support their companies during an IPO and beyond?
Be the first to comment | November 2017
The world-first Green Borrowing Programme enables debt investors and lenders to access a broad range of certified green debt instruments.
Be the first to comment | August 2017
Last year was characterised by dramatic world events and considerable uncertainty – and these themes could continue to dominate the treasurer’s agenda in 2017. From political events to plugging the trade finance gap, what will treasurers be focusing on in the coming 12 months?
Be the first to comment | January 2017