Technology, Media & Telecom in 2016

Like treasurers in every other sector, treasurers of TMT companies face the difficulties of changing regulations, increasing cost of compliance, macro-economic challenges, and a prolonged period of low or negative interest rates. As we outline in this series, however, there are some issues that are of particular, and in some cases more specific concern to TMT treasurers, particularly around working capital, cash investment and rapid international expansion.

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Technology, Media and Telecom in 2016 - An HSBC Industry View

We provide a snapshot of some of the key issues facing treasurers and finance managers of technology, media and telecom (TMT) companies.


Harnessing the Fintech Opportunity - An HSBC Industry View

HSBC continue their series on TMT with a look at how fintech is impacting the traditionally unassailable banking domain.


Powering the Efficient Economy: Innovation in Payments & Collections

Technology, media and telecom (TMT) companies are expanding globally at unprecedented speed, causing various payments dilemmas for TMT treasurers.


Working Capital Strategies to Drive Shareholder Value

Working capital management has emerged as one of the most important priorities for TMT treasurers over recent years - but the shift toward working capital optimisation is still limited.


Nine Months to New Beginnings

Jac Nesper of HP discusses the separation of HP and Hewlett Packard, the largest ever corporate separation in the technology industry.


Reducing the Burden of Cash Investment

A recent HSBC study revealed some interesting trends amongst technology, media and telecom (TMT) corporations that are relevant both for companies within the sector, but also a wider group of corporate participants who demonstrate similar characteristics in liquidity and investment management.


How Treasury Supports WPP in Asia Pacific

Alex Koh, Regional Treasurer for Asia Pacific for communications giant WPP, describes how treasury’s role and priorities are evolving to support the business’ changing needs.


A Year of Challenge and Change

2016 was a year marked by shocks and uncertainty for technology, media and telecoms companies - a trend that looks set to continue in the year ahead. However, the treasurers’ tool box is also growing, enabling new ways to overcome these challenges.