Tag Archive: supply chain finance

Linking up to the blockchain: Commerzbank’s Gerhard Schipp looks for banking collaboration in an article for TradeReady

Blockchain is not just for Bitcoin. In article for the TradeReady blog, Gerhard Schipp, Commerzbank’s Head of Product Management Trade & Supply Chain Finance, explains that distributed ledger technology could enhance the efficiency, transparency and security of cross-border trade transactions. He notes that applying blockchain to trade could also allow banks comprehensive, real-time overviews of …

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Deutsche Bank’s Andrew Reid in The Paypers: B2B payment innovation is possible only through collaboration

Andrew Reid explains in The Paypers that collaboration is needed for banks to achieve the same level of transformation and convenience in the B2B space that they have already delivered in the retail banking space. In an interview previously published in the B2B Fintech: Payments, Supply Chain Finance & E-invoicing Guide 2016, Reid says that …

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All Aboard – UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz discusses how large corporates can get the most out of their working capital management programmes in Global Banking and Finance Review

In the context of unprecedentedly low borrowing costs, and growing corporate emphasis on key performance indicators (KPI’s), large companies are increasingly utilising working capital management techniques such as supplier financing as a means of improving their balance sheet and enhancing trust, stability and efficiency in the supply chain. However, while large corporates increasingly recognise the …

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Deutsche Bank’s Anil Walia on the crucial role of supply chain finance in Procurement Leaders

In Procurement Leaders’ November/December 2016 issue, Anil Walia, EMEA Head Supply Chain Finance at Deutsche Bank, explains the crucial role supply chain finance can play in the buyer/supplier ecosystem, contributing to the benefit of all involved. Under the title “Ramping up the synergies in cash-poor times” Walia relates how many of the discussions in which …

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ICC Global Survey featured in The Banker

The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Banking Commission’s 2016 Global Survey on Trade Finance has been featured in an article in The Banker. With a considerable shortage of trade finance, asset managers are showing greater interest in providing financial support for global trade, as digitisation opens up the market to these new players – particularly …

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Specialist press cover Deutsche Bank’s trade finance hire of David Herbert

  Deutsche Bank has made a significant hire to its Trade Finance London team. David Herbert rejoins Deutsche Bank after five years with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), where he latterly headed the Western European Trade Sales team. David has over 30 years banking experience and spent the majority of his career in a …

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Specialist press cover Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council and Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s joint Maritime event

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s (SOAN) joint event “The Future of the Maritime Industry in Nigeria” at Marlborough House on 28th September was featured in All About Shipping, Hellenic Shipping News, Oil, Gas and Shipping Magazine, Marine Link, This Day and Marine Network. Investors, business leaders …

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Trade finance innovation must cater for corporates of all sizes, says UniCredit’s Raphael Barisaac

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are not only an important market for banks’ trade finance innovations, they represent one of the best vehicles for driving widespread adoption of new digital tools, writes Raphael Barisaac, Head of Trade Products at UniCredit, in the bank’s new treasurer’s guide, Going Global, Going Digital, produced in partnership with TMI. Indeed, according to the …

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Commerzbank’s Angela Koll discusses the rise of the BPO in Treasury Today

In an interview with specialist financial publication, Treasury Today, Angela Koll, Vice President, Specialist Trade & Supply Chain Finance at Commerzbank, sets out the reasons why banks and companies are making ever greater use of the ‘Bank Payment Obligation’ (BPO). A BPO is a digitalised trade instrument that electronically matches data on trades, invoices and …

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Commerzbank’s Angela Koll identifies trading challenges and solutions ahead of Sibos 2016

Offering her insights to the latest edition of Sibos Issues – the official newsletter of the 2016 global banking conference in Geneva – Angela Koll, Commerzbank’s vice president of specialist trade and supply chain finance, suggests that recent innovations in digital payments can improve transparency across supply chains, help bring trade finance to new markets, and free up …

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