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Coins behind the Cushions: Seeking Liquidity within the Enterprise

Seeking Liquidity within the Enterprise

Helen Sanders, Editor

I’m sure most of us are absolutely sick of the terms ‘credit crunch’ or ‘credit crisis’, since they preface virtually ever financial article, so I will do my very best to avoid them. While we may be slightly more cautious than this time last year, treasurers can minimise the effects of external market turmoil and uncertainty by looking internally for forgotten or trapped liquidity - I’m sure I’m not the only one to try and find a few forgotten coins hidden down the back of the sofa or on my husband’s bedside table when I need to pay the window cleaner, and the situation is very similar for many corporations. In this article, we speak to leading experts from banks and vendors on their observations of companies seeking to enhance their liquidity.

Treasurers can minise the effects of external market turmoil and uncertainty by looking internally for forgotten or trapped liquidity.

Elyse Weiner, Head of Liquidity and Working Capital at Citi summarises the importance of liquidity management: