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?
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.
Be the first to comment | January 2017
The syndicated loan has proved a useful product in supporting China’s recent growth. But will the strong demand for loans seen in recent years continue? And if it does, will the banks be in a strong enough position to meet it? We take a look at some of the key challenges now facing the markets fuelling China’s growth engine.
Be the first to comment | February 2016
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