Tag: corporates

BPL Global’s James Esdaile on the growth of the CPRI market in Reactions

Speaking to Reactions magazine, James Esdaile, Managing Director, BPL Global, provides a candid overview of the past and future of the credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) market. According to Esdaile, the CPRI market has come a long way since he entered the business in 1997 – what was once a small market niche with …

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GT News reports on Falcon Group Dubai forum

Are alternative forms of finance still worthy of that name, or are they now part of the mainstream? This was one of the key themes for the Falcon Group’s seventh annual Trade & Corporate Finance Forum held last month in Dubai. In an article for GT News, Will Nagle provides an overview of the event …

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Commerzbank’s Axel Bommersheim explores Central Asia’s new ‘Silk Road’ for FX-MM Magazine

Central Asia and Mongolia have witnessed tremendous economic development, rapid industrialisation and high foreign investment over the past two decades – offering new opportunities for global businesses to increase their trade with the region. Thus, corporates are now looking to capitalise on initiatives for the new ‘Silk Road’, which will see better trade corridors connecting …

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S&P reports on the effect of environmental and climate risks on corporate ratings in Environmental Finance

Rising environmental and climate risks are likely to increase related credit rating actions in the coming years, according to S&P’s recent report in Environmental Finance. Looking back, the report reveals that, so far, the lion’s share of changes to ratings have occurred in the oil refining sector, regulated utilities, and unregulated power and gas subsectors. …

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Joanne Scheier of BNY Mellon talks to Euromoney about winning cash management mandates

In conversation with Euromoney, BNY Mellon’s Corporate Segment Market Manager, Joanne Scheier, discusses the importance of relationships between corporates and cash management partners. With the revelation that four out of five participants in this year’s Euromoney cash management survey believed their cash management operations and partnerships had helped improve the overall efficiency of their businesses, …

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Commerzbank launches October issue of FI.News at Sibos

Commerzbank has released its latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, which is available in both print and interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition focuses on the “conundrum” of compliance in the financial world – how to …

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Commerzbank’s Barbara Herbert and Michael Rugilo discuss trade prospects with RMB for Trade & Export Finance

As RMB gains traction as a world currency, the opportunities for cross-border trade with China and within Asia  continue to grow. But in the light of recent media coverage of a devaluing currency and slowing Chinese growth, what can corporations do to secure and advance their trade operations using RMB? Barbara Herbert, renminbi specialist and Michael …

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Commerzbank explains how treasurers can gain from RMB internationalisation in AFP’s newsletter

The recent turbulence in China’s markets, coupled with RMB’s devaluation, has caused much consternation among investors and companies alike. However, writing for AFP Online’s Global Treasury and Finance Insights newsletter, Michael Rugilo, Asia Expert, and Barbara Herbert, Renminbi Specialist, at Commerzbank, reveal how treasurers can cope with a volatile currency – arguing that with the correct treasury setups, embracing …

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Driving the business case for sustainability – Commerzbank in gtnews

Most large companies now agree that pursuing a sustainable business approach is an important part of their long-term strategy. However, for smaller companies without the same resources, prioritising sustainability over short-term survival can be a challenge. As such, Ruediger Geis, Head of Product Management Trade, at Commerzbank, writes for gtnews on how banks – as …

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Commerzbank on banks driving forward the sustainability agenda in Business Green magazine

In an increasingly global and competitive market, many firms prioritise short-term survival and profitability over long-term strategy. The challenge, therefore, explains Commerzbank’s Ruediger Geis, Head of Product Management, Trade Services and Issues, is to overcome the tension between short-term gains and sustainable practices. In this respect, writes Geis, not only do corporates have a duty …

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