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News of iGTB contract win to implement Raiffeisen’s digital trade finance platform covered by specialist press

iGTB has agreed a contract to implement a comprehensive digital trade finance platform for leading Austrian bank, Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) and five of its regional banks. The new platform will enable RBI to standardise its operations across numerous legal entities and client segments and digitalise its provision of guarantees, letters of credit, collections and …

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iGTB’s Michel Jacobs talks contextual banking in Global Finance magazine

iGTB’s Michel Jacobs has been quoted in a Global Finance magazine article about the future of transaction banking where he talked about “contextual banking” – understanding the intent and context of each interaction – and how it will enable corporations to make better decisions associated with executing each transaction. “It’s like FedEx,” says Jacobs. “Corporates …

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iGTB’s Michel Jacobs comments on Ripple in Global Finance magazine

Michel Jacobs, executive vice president and head of new market strategy at iGTB, has been quoted in Global Finance magazine where he talks about fintech start-up Ripple, its new distributed ledger payments solution, and compares the current payments environment with the early days of smartphones when channels, adoption and usage were limited. Jacobs points out …

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iGTB’s Justin Silsbury discusses the landscape for liquidity after Basel III in Global Banking and Finance Review

Global Banking and Finance Review has featured an article by Justin Silsbury, Liquidity Consultant at iGTB, on how the landscape for liquidity is changing for both banks and corporates after the introduction of Basel III regulations. Basel III has resulted in seismic shifts in cash and liquidity management, Silsbury argues, with banks being forced to reassess …

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iGTB’s Phil Cantor covers the inaugural iGTB Oxford School of Transaction Banking in GTNews

iGTB’s Phil Cantor has written an article in GTNews about the iGTB Oxford School of Transaction Banking, held in July earlier this year. Set up by iGTB and Ted Roosevelt Malloch, CEO of The Roosevelt Group and Senior Fellow at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, the inaugural course was the first in a series …

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Andrew England, iGTB, tells TFR that banks are sprucing up their legacy systems

In a 60 Second Interview with the October edition of TFR, iGTB’s Head of Strategy Andrew England says he sees the trade finance and cash management landscape broadening out as banks review whether they want to build or buy trade and cash solutions going forwards. Andrew talks about the challenges facing banks, having looked at …

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iGTB’s Payments Services Hub enables blockchain payment with CIBC, covered in specialist press

iGTB have announced that its client CIBC has implemented phase 1 of the bank’s next generation payments infrastructure for business clients. CIBC’s goal is to drive growth by leading with innovation while helping to simplify how clients manage their business. Phil Griffiths, SVP & Head of Global Transaction Banking, CIBC said: “CIBC is focused on innovation …

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iGTB makes three new senior appointments, covered in specialist press

iGTB have made three new senior appointments, hiring Mikael Estvall, Herber de Ruijter and Parag Ekbote. Estvall has been appointed to the role of Senior Business Development Manager, Nordics & Baltics, and has over 25 years’ worth of international experience in financial services, previously holding sales, training, product management, marketing and divisional management roles at …

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iGTB’s Anand Pande cited in Trade & Forfaiting Review discussing world trade and the trend for de-risking

Anand Pande, Senior Adviser in Banking at iGTB and founder of the Growth Paradigm Partnership has been cited in Trade & Forfaiting Review in an editor’s piece on world trade and issues around de-risking and reduced correspondent banking networks. In a section of the article discussing widespread concerns that the world was shrinking away from …

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iGTB’s Herber de Ruijter on how banks should learn from tech companies in Global Finance

Herber de Ruijter, Head of Digital Strategy at iGTB, has been cited in Global Finance magazine in the Cover Story: “Banking On Technology To Serve Customers”. In the article de Ruijter explained how, following the lead set by top technology companies and agile start-ups, banks are learning how to tap into customer behaviour and design more appealing online …

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