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Irrespective of the degree of centralisation within a group, it is possible to achieve substantial liquidity improvements, together with reduced costs and better visibility over cash and risk - as shown by these three case studies.
Negative yield environment and regulatory challenges have led Euro money market funds to compromise on their core investment principles. Northern Trust believes VNAV is the futuristic approach which can help in resolving these present and future challenges.
Clients no longer want their banks to push products in particular segments, such as cash, trade or FX. Instead, corporate treasurers (and their banks) are taking a more integrated approach to working capital.
UniCredit’s Global Securities Services (GSS) offer comprehensive custody and securities servicing capabilities in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) with a number 1 or 2 position in each market in which we operate.
CarGarantie has been able to leverage the SEPA migration project to rationalise cash management banking relationships, simplify electronic banking and enhance cash and liquidity management across Europe.
As significant urbanisation, electronification and innovative leap-frogging continues in Africa, the requirements, strategies and expectations of regional corporate cash and treasury management are forced to evolve as well.
The focus on risk management has continued to gain momentum in the last couple of years and, for today’s treasurer, risk management now influences every decision, interaction and bank conversation.
There are a number of exceptions such as local niche products that are still in use, for example, in the different SEPA countries. Local products and other exceptions such as those for the usage of IBAN, BIC or XML have an extended SEPA deadline and only need to be migrated to the SEPA by February …
Lufthansa have found that adopting a layering strategy to hedging makes it easier to respond to changes to the business and maintain an effective and appropriate approach to managing risk.