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March 2022 4 Min Read

5 Strategic Moves Treasurers Should Make in 2022

As 2022 shapes up to be a volatile year, evidenced by equity prices and surging interest rates, inflation and changing labour market dynamics have introduced unforeseen challenges. Amol Dhargalkar, Global Head of Corporates, Chatham Financial, outlines five strategic...

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December 2021 9 Min Read

The Financial Impact of the Circular Economy: What Treasurers Need to Know

COP26 has shone a spotlight on the concept of a circular economy. While the shift away from a linear model will have profound – and necessary – impacts on physical supply chains, there will also be inevitable consequences in terms of P&L and the balance sheet....

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June 2021 9 Min Read

How Suitable are Crypto Assets as a Treasury Investment?

Corporates have started putting Bitcoin on the balance sheet. Central banks are pursuing their own digital currencies. The rise of cryptocurrencies is happening at a startling pace and will have a variety of impacts. Now is the time for treasurers to educate themselves...

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February 2021 8 Min Read

Recipe for Success: Building a New World-class Treasury during Lockdown

When Patrick Kunz, Interim Treasury & Finance Consultant, started at Takeaway.com, the treasury function did not exist. Building one from scratch is the dream scenario for many treasurers. But when – on only the third day of this endeavour – the world went into...

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September 2018 11 Min Read

Navigating the New Liquidity Landscape: Putting Cash in Its Place

From money market fund (MMF) reform to new technologies, the way in which treasurers manage liquidity is evolving – or rather, it should be. Here, TMI examines some of the key changes happening in the liquidity landscape across Europe, the US and Asia. Industry...

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May 2018 11 Min Read

Treasury Transformation: Achieving Operational and Financial Efficiency

Endemol Shine Group, a leading media company that produces and distributes multi-platform entertainment content, wanted to invest in new, longer-term projects to meet growing audience demand. But as a highly leveraged organisation, the company needed to self-fund these...

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November 2017 7 Min Read

IFRS 9 Bridges the Gap Between Accounting and Risk Management

For years, accounting and risk management have not always been fully in sync. Limitations in the prevailing accounting standard meant that firms were not always able to accurately reflect their risk management activities in financial statements. While the emphasis of...

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June 2011 7 Min Read

Making the Decision to Hedge

FX hedging is a fundamental element of every treasurer’s role, with the potential for large swings in financial results if hedging is absent or insufficient. Defining the right hedging policy for the business is essential, taking into account stakeholders’ risk...