Tag: supply chain finance

Commerzbank’s Angela Koll defines Supply Chain Finance in Trade Finance Magazine

Interviewed in leading publication, Trade Finance Magazine, Commerzbank’s Angela Koll, Product Manager, Trade Services, has been a key member in drafting standard definitions for Supply Chain Finance (SCF). The magazine covered the launch of the set of definitions – the first of its kind – at the 4th Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit in Singapore, on …

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Trade Finance reports on release of new terminologies at ICC’s Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit

Trade Finance magazine’s latest issue reports on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy’s 4th Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit, held in Singapore in March, which gathered together leading experts and practitioners from across the globe. The Summit explored the latest trends in trade finance, the causes behind the rise in supply chain finance (SCF), …

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Unicredit’s Sebastian Hölker discusses supply chain finance advances in Treasury & Risk

As new technologies and abundant liquidity bring about a shift in market dynamics, supply chain financing is evolving – and many corporates are opening their eyes to a more holistic view of this valuable discipline, writes Sebastian Hölker, head of structuring and implementation of SCF products at UniCredit, in Treasury & Risk. Recent developments, for …

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UniCredit’s Thomas Dusch writes in MaschinenMarkt about opportunities for corporates to optimise their working capital

As supply chain finance techniques grow in sophistication and banks ramp up their risk appetite, corporates should take the chance to optimise their working capital programmes, says Thomas Dusch, head of trade finance international sales at UniCredit in MaschinenMarkt. The benefits of doing so extend far beyond simple maintenance of liquidity. Indeed, a comprehensive programme …

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TFR reports on ICC’s launch of new supply chain finance definitions at ICC Academy’s 2016 SCF Summit

Following the launch of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission’s set of Standard Definitions for Techniques of Supply Chain Finance, TFR reports on the ICC’s fourth Supply Chain Finance (SCF) Summit, hosted by the ICC Academy, and explains the significance of these new standards and definitions. According to the article, the Summit highlighted …

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ICC establishes Supply Chain Finance terminologies

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has unveiled its new Standard Definitions for Techniques of Supply Chain Finance, in a cross-industry joint initiative with BAFT, the Euro Banking Association (EBA), Factors Chain International (FCI) and the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA). The new set of definitions were launched at a panel discussion at an …

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ICC and Commerzbank interviewed in TXF following the release of Supply Chain Finance terminologies

In a recent interview for TXF, The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Commerzbank discuss the release of ICC’s official set of definitions for supply chain finance (SCF) and its techniques – and the challenge to convince stakeholders to adopt these new definitions. Alexander Malaket – Deputy Head of the ICC Banking Commision’s Executive Committee …

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UniCredit’s Sebastian Hölker writes in TXF about the revolutionary potential of new trade finance technology

Inspired by the success of “Industry 4.0”, innovators in other sectors are examining how advances in complex data analysis and connective technology can translate to their own activities. In the field of trade finance, the implications are beginning to become clear – with staggering potential for collaboration, writes Sebastian Hölker, head of structuring and implementation …

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UniCredit’s Sebastian Hölker discusses the possibility of a single buyer for entire receivables portfolios

Factoring receivables is highly advantageous for corporates – lowering DSO, raising asset quality and improving debt-equity ratios, in addition to providing liquidity and risk management. Yet it is a technique that often causes firms difficulty, with no one buyer interested in purchasing an entire portfolio, writes Sebastian Hölker in AFP’s Global Treasury & Finance Insights newsletter. The resultant …

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Deutsche Bank’s Luca Corsini on Procurement Leaders’s Ovation Financial Supply Chain Panel

Deutsche Bank’s Luca Corsini – Head of Trade Finance, EMEA – looks back at the Ovation Financial Supply Chain (FSC) panel in Procurement Leaders’s Ovation Community round-up, and the discussion around benefits of increased CPO-bank dialogue. At the event, global banking providers and CPOs came together to engage in dialogue about industry needs and practicalities. …

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