S&P: A Perfect Storm is Brewing in European Corporate Funding

Writing in Institutional Investor, Jayan Dhru, Senior Managing Director, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, argues that the global economy is likely only halfway through a decade of deleveraging. Painful and volatile times lie ahead, particularly in corporate credit. To read the article in full, please click here

Citi highlights the importance of a holistic approach to infrastructure investment

David Aldred, Head of Global Infrastructure and EMEA Energy, Power Chemicals and Industrials Sector, Citi describes for Infrastructure Journal the importance of infrastructure development in cities, and why a holistic approach is vital. To read the article in full, please click herel

Falcon chairman discusses the ‘new normal’ – the waning power of global banks

Falcon Group chairman Kamel Alzarka, contributes to ‘Views From the Top’ in Financial News, describing how he believes the waning power of global banks will create a new financial landscape. To read the full article, please click here

S&P Capital IQ sheds light on MENA M&A trends

While global M&A volumes were down in 2012, the MENA region enjoyed a 33% increase in deal value. Solutions Architect, Pavle Sabic, published a research note on the region’s M&A activity that saw coverage by the FT, here, and Financial News, here.

Barclays discusses FI relationships in FX-MM

In order to overcome today’s market and regulatory challenges, it is important that banks work together as partners, writes Matt Tuck, Barclay’s Global Head of Financial Institutions, in the latest issue of FX-MM. By doing so, financial institutions will be better placed to meet their end-clients’ evolving needs. To read the full article, please click here

Deutsche Bank shares expertise on the BPO

In this month’s issue of FX-MM, Daniel Schmand – Deutsche Bank’s Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates EMEA, and Vice-Chair of the ICC banking commission – discusses the background and benefits of a trade instrument set to transform the industry: the Bank Payment Obligation. To read the full article, please click here.

Award-Winning Video for BNY Mellon

As part of Moorgate’s thought-leadership campaign for BNY Mellon, a video exploring the theme of connectivity was developed to highlight the increasing role of technology, the continued importance of communication and the need for enhanced connectivity and access to information. Scripted and edited by Moorgate – and one of a wider series created for BNY …

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S&P Capital IQ outlines best practice risk management for banks

While regulation provides strong impetus to improve risk management systems, banks can use it as an opportunity to improve their strategy and overall competitiveness. Michael Baker, senior director at S&P Capital IQ, outlines how to do so in the January edition of The Banker, available online here.

BNY Mellon reflects on banking trends

The latest issue of BNY Mellon’s Treasury Services EMEA newsletter sees the team share their expertise on key industry topics, such as the evolving needs of non-bank financial institutions and the impacts of looming regulations on global markets. Meanwhile, Dominic Broom, head of sales and relationship management for EMEA, looks to the year ahead to …

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BNY Mellon: Tricks of The Trade

Dino Sani, Head of Treasury Services for Latin America, BNY Mellon, discusses the growth of Brazil-China trade in December’s edition of Treasury Management International. To read the full article, please click here (please note, free log-in to TMI is required)