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Openlink Interview: Considerations in your search for a TMS

Openlink Interview: Considerations in your search for a TMS

Tasja Botha, VP Capital Markets & Corporate Treasury at Openlink, sat down with us at the Group Treasurers’ Exchange to share her insights into treasury and risk management solutions and the future of the treasury space.
GT Newsletter Issue 2 - August 2018

GT Newsletter Issue 2 - August 2018

Welcome to the second edition of our GT Newsletter, exclusively curated for our community of the leading Group Treasurers.

Openlink: Why large corporates should consider in-house banking

Openlink: Why large corporates should consider in-house banking

Openlink (www.openlink.com), an ION Investment Group company, provides award-winning solutions for trading, treasury and risk management to serve energy companies, commodity-intensive corporations, and financial services institutions — on-premises and via the Openlink Cloud. For more than 25 years, Openlink’s award-winning solutions have connected trading, risk and treasury across multiple asset classes and throughout the front, middle and back offices, helping clients make better decisions from data, seize market opportunities, and mitigate risk. 

GT Newsletter Issue 1 - July 2018

GT Newsletter Issue 1 - July 2018

Welcome to the first edition of our new series of newsletters exclusively curated for our community of the leading Group Treasurers.

B2B Fintech: Payments, Supply Chain Finance and E-invoicing Market Guide 2018

B2B Fintech: Payments, Supply Chain Finance and E-invoicing Market Guide 2018

Check out The Paypers’ most resourceful analysis of the latest trends, technologies and best practices in the B2B payments, supply chain finance and e-invoicing market. The new edition of B2B Fintech: Payments, Supply Chain Finance & E-invoicing Guide gathers leading solution providers, consultants, associations, banks and corporates that share their latest insights, technologies and best practices in B2B payments, real-time fraud prevention, instant payments business opportunities, supply chain sustainability, etc. Access our guide and learn more about: how the emergence of Financial Utilities could overcome challenges such as high operational costs and slow transfer times in international payments; how blockchain technology is changing the financial industry, what is the impact of distributed ledger technology on cross-border payments, and what are the strategies to tackle B2B payments fraud.

Top Investment Priorities for Treasury 2018

Top Investment Priorities for Treasury 2018

Ahead of the 2018 Group Treasurers' Exchange, attendees were asked what their top challenges were and where they plan to invest in the next 6 - 18 months. Download the infographic to see the full results.

Why Attend the Group Treasurers' Exchange

Did you know that 90% of our attendees last year would recommend our event to their colleagues or peers? But why take our word alone? Find out why attending the Group Treasurers Exchange is good for business and what exactly you will gain. 

10 Ways To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Shine

10 Ways To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Shine

In a day and age where social media is one of the most used tools to communicate, it only seems right that you make the most of LinkedIn. Without a LinkedIn profile, you’re not visible!

Treasury Recruitment has compiled a list of 10 steps you can follow to make your profile stand out.  If you nail these simple steps, you’ll be able to sit back and let the opportunities come to you! 

Why Sponsor the Group Treasurers' Exchange

Find out all about the Group Treasurers Exchange, what makes it different from the traditional event and why attending is good for business!

Whitepaper: Working Capital powered by DEMICA

Whitepaper: Working Capital powered by DEMICA

Demica specialises in world-class technology to offer independent, end-to-end, working capital solutions across 135 countries worldwide.

Demica is unique in the market, with one platform covering the spectrum of working capital products from Supply Chain Finance to Trade Receivable Securitisation to multinational corporates and banks. With innovative, world-class technology and financial expertise, Demica can access deep pools of capital to efficiently deliver $30m - $750m+ programmes for clients around the world. 

Demica’s technology platform can automate complex, high volume programmes and release billions of dollars of trapped working capital to increase profitability and improve financial metrics. The platform supports multiple types of Supply Chain Finance solutions with a proprietary onboarding tool enabling swift international deployed solutions. Furthermore, it supports traditional Trade Receivables Financing with extensive reporting capabilities on invoice discounting transactions and complex, highly granular, Trade Receivables Securitisation. 

Demica’s platform currently enables the financing of over $90bn of payables and receivables each year. The platform works presently in partnership over 50 banks and institutional funders to fund programmes for clients across 135 countries in Europe, Americas, Middle East and Asia.

Demica is the proud winner of the BCR Receivables Finance Award for Supply Chain Finance Provider of the Year (Non-Bank) in 2018. Its state-of-the-art platform incorporates feature-rich, intuitive and user-friendly interfaces that provide its customers confidence in Demica’s solutions.

Demica’s solutions are continuously evolving to meet the needs of clients. In June, Demica launched FCIreverse, a buyer-centric payables finance platform created in partnership with FCI, the global representative body for factoring and financing trade receivables. This recent product development has been designed to enable banks to fund their client’s entire multinational supply chains.

Treasury Top Investment Priorities 2017

Treasury Top Investment Priorities 2017

Ahead of the 2017 Group Treasurers' Exchange, attendees were asked what their top challenges were and where they plan to invest in the next 6 - 18 months. Download to get the full results.

The Treasury Toolkit

The Group Treasurers’ Exchange has teamed up with LyondellBassell, AkzoNobel, Orange Romania and more who combined make up the 2016 speaker panel and advisory council to put together The Treasury Toolkit, a culmination of advice, strategy and case studies to help you optimise working capital for the business. 

Inside the ebook, you will find the tools to help you with:
Cash Management and Regional Treasury Centres with Tim van Raemdonck, Head of Treasury Europe at Lyondellbasell
Cash Pooling with David Zeman, Director, Head of Global Treasury Management at Ineos Styrolution
FX Risk with Ion Sclifos, Head of Treasury at Orange
Supply Chain Finance, Liquidity and Working Capital with Maria Bavelaar, Group Treasurer at Averda and Jonathon Atack, Former Director Treasury and Investor Relations at AkzoNobel

Group Treasurers' Exchange Post Event Report 2017

Group Treasurers' Exchange Post Event Report 2017

Last year the Group Treasurer’s Exchange brought together the leading treasury minds from across the industry to address the issues that are of most concern. This report will give you an insight into what was covered, featuring exclusive insight and statistics.

360° View of Treasury

360° View of Treasury

With so many facets to the treasurer’s role it’s sometimes hard to know what the best route to take is for maximum impact. This infographic covers hot topics such as refinancing, cash and liquidity, financial risk in emerging markets and the future of the treasury role. Download the infographic to hear Group Treasurers from Lundbeck, Roche, ALSTOM and SAP AG's top tips and predictions on these topics.

Practices and Challenges in a Dynamic Growth Environment: Financial Risk Management at SAP’s Global Treasury

In this presentation, Steffen Diel, Head of Treasury Finance at SAP AG outlines how Global Treasury manages financial risk to support SAP’s growth strategy in an increasingly volatile and uncertain environment. Watch this insightful presentation from the 2014 Group Treasurers’ Exchange to see what methods you can apply to your own company.

Streamlining International Cash Management: Cash Liquidity in Emerging Markets

Hear from Odd-Geir Lyngstad, Vice President Finance & Treasury at Elkem AS who led a case study at the September 2014 Group Treasurers’ Exchange. Odd-Geir shares his experiences on multinational strategies for cash management, management of risk and many more challenging topics with a focus on the emerging markets.

How Volvo Cars set up a New Group Treasury Function from Scratch

In this popular case study session from the 2014 Group Treasurers’ Exchange, Patrik Tolf, Deputy CFO & Group Treasurer at Volvo Cars Corporation speaks about how Volvo Cars have established their functions, the challenges that they now face going forward and how they have solved them.

The Increasing Regulatory and Compliance Burden: Preparation Guidance for Recent EMIR Developments

Watch this regulatory presentation from the Group Treasurers’ Exchange 2014, where Nathalie Piscione, Senior Officer – Post Trading at the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) shared her insights into the recent EMIR developments including the convergence in the application of EMIR rules.

Refinancing Strategy for Group Treasurers

What Are the Latest Trends and 2016 Forecasts for Re-financing?

45% of group treasurers cited ‘financing and capital allocation’ as a key area of focus over for treasury departments over the next 2 years. Read this short snappy article to find out some more re-financing trends from 2014 to 2015, plus some predictions for 2016.

The Group Treasurers' Exchange Pre-Event Report 2016

The Group Treasurers' Exchange Pre-Event Report 2016

Take a look at the Pre-Event Report for insights into the innovative format of the Group Treasurers’ Exchange, the opportunities for Group Treasurers and solution providers to get involved. The report includes exciting stats from the 2015 event including an in-depth review of where Group Treasurers are investing in 2016 and beyond.
Treasurers' Top Investment Priorites

Treasurers' Top Investment Priorites

Ahead of the 2016 Exchange in Berlin this September, attendees were asked what their top challenges were and where they plan to spend their Treasury budget over the next 6-18 months. 

Download this informative infographic now!

Request an Invitation

If the Exchange sounds like an event at which your organisation should be represented, please let us know of your interest by filling out the form below, emailing us on: exchangeinfo@iqpc.com, or calling us on: 44 (0) 207 368 9484. In response to your enquiry a member of the team will contact you to take you through the qualifying process

Top Areas of Investment for Group Treasurers in 2015

The Group Treasurers Exchange has conducted research with more than 80 Heads of Treasury. They have summarised the focus areas, challenges and what solutions Group Treasurers  are looking for under 12 topic sub-headers, all of which will be addressed at the Exchange in September. Download this infographic to discover where group treasurers are focusing their attention and their resources in 2015 to 2016 to help you work out where your services or solutions can help.

Best Practices in International Cash Management

As globalization increases, treasury has become an increasingly international operation. However, the practices and regulation of treasury are not uniform across the globe. What may be viewed as best practice in one country may not be appropriate in other markets.

This has implications both for North American companies looking to expand globally, and also for foreign companies planning to establish or acquire North American business. Treasury teams need to ensure that their cash management processes are optimized for all markets, to both ensure the smooth running of their treasury operations, as well as complying with local regulations.

This comprehensive guide provides essential information for any treasury team that is looking to enter new territories, or already has an international presence, but wants to ensure that it’s adhering to best practices worldwide.

Q & A with Markus Kede, Treasurer, H. Lundbeck A/S

Markus Kede talks to the Group Treasurers’ Exchange about designing and implementing a cash flow forecasting process for your business, how to rationalise the number of banking partners to streamline cash management activities and how he structured cash management to improve multinational currency pooling for Lundbeck. He also discusses his predictions for the future of the role of the Group Treasurer.

What Does the Future Hold for Group Treasurers?

Hear the predictions from Group Treasurers and solution providers from Kwintet, Lundbeck, ALSTOM, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Strategic Exchanges of Consortium and Bottomline Technologies on what they think the future holds for Group Treasurers, including how the current and future markets will effect it and how the role is evolving to adapt to these changes.

Top Investment Priorities for Heads of Treasury in 2015/16

Top Investment Priorities for Heads of Treasury in 2015/16

We have surveyed an elite group of Group Treasurers across Europe to find out which treasury solutions and services they are planning to invest in 2015 and beyond. Download this infographic to find out if your priorities are aligned.

Supply Chain Finance: The Solution For Your Working Capital Goals

This white paper provides an overview of the Supply Chain Market in Europe highlighting ways working capital trapped in supply chains can be unlocked with such solutions.

Willis Group's Global Group Treasurer Perspective: The Changing Role of the Treasurer and Utilising Technology to Unlock Efficiencies

Willis Group's Global Group Treasurer Perspective: The Changing Role of the Treasurer and Utilising Technology to Unlock Efficiencies

The Group Treasurers' Exchange interviewed Christof Nelischer who heads up the corporate treasury department at Willis Group in his role as Global Group Treasurer. Read on to discover how Christof believes the treasurer can and should become a strategic business partner, the impact of the financial crisis, his views on technology and the current vendor offerings in the market.

Q & A with Martin Schlageter, Head of Treasury Operations, F.Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Martin Schlageter talks to the Group Treasurers’ Exchange about designing and implementing a cash flow forecasting process for your business, how to rationalise the number of banking partners to streamline cash management activities and how he structured cash management to improve multinational currency pooling for Roche. He also discusses his predictions for the future of the role of the Group Treasurer.

eBook: Examining the Trends and Changing Role of the Group Treasurer

The Group Treasurers’ Exchange asked five of our expert speakers from Lufthansa, Heraeus, LaFarge, Kerry Group and Delhaize Group their opinions about their latest achievements and future challenges. Gain greater insight about what they think Group Treasurer's need to see from the supplier community and the skills they intend to adopt over the coming years.

The Group Treasurers' Exchange Pre-Event Report 2015

Take a look at the Pre Event Report for insights into the innovative format of the Group Treasurers’ Exchange, the opportunities for Solution Providers to get involved, the delegate audience break down plus an in-depth review of where Group Treasurers are investing in 2015.

Marketing Services Pack

Marketing Services Pack

Marketing Services Pack

Group Treasurers' Exchange Post Event Report 2016

In October 2016, the Group Treasurer’s Exchange brought together the leading treasury minds from across the industry to address the issues that are of most concern. This report will give you an insight into what was covered, featuring exclusive insight and statistics.