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What are you selling?
13 April 2017
Sellers of debt could open themselves up to a world of trouble if they over-promise on how they represent the assignability of their debts to financiers and insurers, warns Robert Parson
A firm grip
30 November 2016
Michelin was lagging behind the market average with 57.5 days payable outstanding, and implemented a supply chain finance programme to improve its working capital. Clarissa Dann reports
Where white eagles dare - IFTA's 2016 meeting in Warsaw
25 September 2016
While Warsaw has rebuilt itself for the next generation, trade and receivables finance is at a crossroads. Clarissa Dann reports on themes of true sale and sub-participation from the 2016 ITFA...
All for one and one for all
8 September 2016
When it comes to restructuring corporate debt, care needs to be taken that trade is prioritised and the "each lender for itself" approach is suppressed for a better collective outcome,...
The Egypt factor
6 June 2016
The ambitions of the Egypt Factoring Association (EFA) are the familiar corporate aims of bigger and better. Of course. So opened the association’s chairman Gamal Moharam, targeting a...
Chakrabarti re-elected as EBRD president for second four-year term
17 May 2016
Sir Suma Chakrabarti, born in 1959 in West Bengal, India, and a British citizen, is the sixth president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The EBRD's board of...
27 April 2016
Forfaiting has huge potential as a set of principles and techniques that can be applied to a wide range of receivables. Sean Edwards explains how
Falcon provides GCC-based Aptec resellers with extended payment facilities
19 April 2016
Falcon Group, the specialist trade and export finance provider, has partnered with Aptec, an Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM) company, allowing the company to offer extended payment terms to its resellers,...
Bank payment obligation - where do we go from here?
14 April 2016
John Bugeja reviews how far the bank payment obligation has come and its relevance in a blockchain world
Demica boosts team with new a COO and two new origination directors
6 March 2016
Demica, the specialist provider of working capital solutions and financing partner to multinational companies has appointed Jen Collet, Giovanni Lazzeri and Karel Krejci as chief operating officer...
FCI and IFG tie the merger knot to create the voice of the invoice in factoring
15 January 2016
Further to the announcement in October 2015 that Factors Chain International (FCI) and International Factors Group (IFG) had agreed to merge, the two bodies have now completed their union with the...
Change of creditor: when factoring is the solution
14 January 2016
Factoring is a staple of open account trade and is a popular solution for sellers facing working capital problems. Peter Brinsley explains how it works
Demica appoints François Terrade as head of structuring
24 November 2015
Demica has hired François Terrade as head of structuring with immediate effect. Terrade will create ways to finance optimal advance rates at low cost to Demica’s corporate clients....
Four International Trade and Forfaiting Association weddings and a funeral - from Dubai
6 November 2015
Clarissa Dann reports from the 42nd annual ITFA conference in Dubai that forfaiting is alive and well and it's all change on the board
Scipion Capital boosts senior team with new hires
2 November 2015
Scipion Capital, the international commodity trade finance investment manager, announced three new senior hires to further strengthen its legal division, on-the-ground operations and corporate...
IFG and FCI start the factoring merger ball rolling in Vienna
25 October 2015
The much-anticipated merger of the two main factoring bodies, International Factors Group (IFG) and Factors Chain International (FCI) has had its formal starting orders. At their Annual Meeting...
The distribution game
1 October 2015
As banks face regulatory, capital, and risk management pressures around trade finance, investor participation in the market has never been so crucial. This panel, chaired by TFR advisory board...
BNY updates global payment function
16 September 2015
Businesses making foreign exchange payments in Frankfurt and London could soon find converting currencies easier, faster and more reliable. FX functions recently added to BNY Mellon’s...
ADB bond issue yields US$4bn
27 April 2017
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has completed a US$4bn three-year global benchmark bond issue. The bond has a coupon rate of...
Aluminium Bahrain secures US$700m in ECA project finance
20 April 2017
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has signed a project finance facility with Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) and Euler Hermes, worth...
Societe Generale appoints new senior banker
19 April 2017
Societe Generale has appointed Brendon Moran as senior banker within its coverage and investment banking division. Moran will...
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FIMBank welcomes new CRO
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