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
A successful treasurer is one who achieves a good balance between investing excess cash and delivering the necessary cash resources to support company liquidity. In this article, we look at how categorising cash into separate portfolios enables consideration of the risk/return profile necessary to meet the company’s liquidity requirements.
Be the first to comment | November 2016
In recent years, corporate treasurers have had to take a renewed look at their funding structures as regulation pushes up financing fees. In this article, Tim De Knegt, Treasurer for the Port of Rotterdam provides his perspectives on the current situation and why it might be a good time to look at alternatives.
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.
Be the first to comment | August 2016
Have changing market conditions left Japanese banks better positioned to capture foreign companies' financing demands than rivals in other Asian financial hubs? We ask a Japanese megabank to explain.
A credit rating is generally a requirement of public bond issuance and for some companies is an essential means of accessing debt markets. We look at what it means to be rated.
Be the first to comment | July 2016
Traditional accounting methods of valuation and recognition of intangible assets are such that many companies around the world have little or no idea of their true value. The negative impact this has on risk management, tax and lending decisions, to name but a few, should not be underestimated.
Be the first to comment | May 2016
Global competitiveness in manufacturing is intense and the competition will ratchet up over the next few years forcing changes in the leader-board or so says a new survey of business leaders. What will staying ahead of the game require?
Over recent years we have seen numerous examples of multinational companies making changes to their accounting methods for pension plans and other post-retirement benefits. But that is just one of the many new remedies to which treasurers are turning for relief from their pension headaches these days. In this article, we consider the challenges facing company pension plans, and the skills, knowledge and experience treasurers have to offer in overcoming these challenges.
Be the first to comment | March 2016