Eleanor Hill, Editor, talks to industry experts about some of the key changes happening in the liquidity landscape across Europe, the US and Asia - including how corporate treasurers can prepare for these developments, embrace best practice, and future-proof their liquidity management strategy.
Think instant payments are only for treasurers in consumer-facing businesses? Or that real-time payments offer just a handful of treasury beneﬁts? Then it’s time to take a fresh look at what these schemes mean for cash and liquidity management, and how market innovations such as request-to-pay and auto-investment solutions are enabling treasurers to extract maximum value from the real-time environment.
NH Hotel Group have centralised the group’s liquidity at local and global level, creating a market-leading solution in the hospitality sector. We find out more about their collaborative, award-winning transformation project, which was undertaken in partnership with their banking partner, BNP Paribas.
Ingram Micro was looking to set up a global notional cash pool that would give treasury the flexibility to move funds between entities without intercompany loans. The answer came in the form of an innovative - and now award-winning - global overlay structure from Bank Mendes Gans.
The industry has created confusion by using the term ‘virtual accounts’ to describe a wide range of products. This article aims to demystify the terms being used to describe Virtual Account Management (VAM) or Virtual Ledgers, as well as assessing the capabilities available today and in the future.