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    How corporates can benefit from off-balance sheet securitisation

    Securitisation of trade receivables can be a useful financing alternative for corporates when credit markets are tight. Here Finacity’s David Viney explains how companies with sufficient volumes of receivables can achieve their wider financing goals whilst keeping the transaction off balance sheet.

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    Greater choice as new meets old in receivables finance

    Fintech was the hot topic at a recent industry conference on trade receivables finance. With banks rumoured to be reviewing their product offerings in certain markets, will your future supply chain finance solution come from a tech company instead?

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    Why treasurers are taking to trade receivable securitisation

    Treasurers at investment grade companies may not have too much trouble raising low cost finance through the traditional channels right now. But with continued bank regulatory uncertainty, they cannot count on that to last forever. Perhaps, some alternatives should be considered – for instance, trade receivables securitisation.

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    Discounting for the 21st century

    A number of misconceptions exist around dynamic discounting. Here, we aim to dispel these myths and get to the heart of why dynamic discounting can be beneficial for both buyers and suppliers.

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    Supply chain finance heads East

    Supply chain finance has really taken off across the US and Western Europe in recent years. Now it’s beginning to gain traction in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) too. Here, Treasury Today asks what unique SCF challenges this region poses.

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    Dynamic discounting: winning over corporates

    Dynamic discounting is a concept that has the ability to revolutionise how companies finance their supply chain. But what is dynamic discounting and what is driving the solution forward?

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    Addressing the reputation of supply chain finance

    Supply chain financing (SCF) is occasionally tarred as a technique that large companies use to push smaller competitors out of the market. We talk to Acarate’s David Blair who says that this misconception couldn’t be further from the truth, and explains how corporates – both small and large – can benefit from SCF.

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    An alternative take on ‘alternative’ finance

    Are alternative finance providers really ‘lenders of last resort’? Or do they have something more to offer, even to businesses with strong bank relationships? In this article, industry experts explain why the business case for alternative finance is growing and what this means for the receivables finance industry.

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    The trouble with Excel

    The most common treasury technology is Excel; for the expert-user it is powerful, familiar and flexible. But for a large corporate trying to match and reconcile high volumes of accounts receivables transactions it is potentially a serious liability. What can be done about it?

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    One for all?

    If basic processes of payments and collections are centralised, the cost of those processes decreases; it is a simple economy of scale. But do payments on behalf of (POBO) and collections on behalf of (COBO) deliver more than just cost benefit – and are there any drawbacks of note? Treasury Today goes ‘back to basics’ with these vital functions.