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UniCredit’s David Vials in TMI: digital tools can help UK Corporates seize CEE potential

UK corporates are increasingly looking beyond Western Europe for growth. Central and Eastern Europe, with over 100 million consumers and a combined GDP of over GBP 1tr, is a region of remarkable potential and increasingly part of the discussion. Nevertheless, increased risk from local counterparties, and cultural and regulatory complexities can hinder successful trade. Writing …

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UniCredit’s Cédric Derras discusses Europe’s upcoming instant payments revolution in new B2B guide from The Paypers

The introduction of instant payments to the European market is fast approaching. Cédric Derras, Global Head of Cash Management at UniCredit, explains in a new B2B guide from The Paypers how banks and corporates can ensure they are ready for this transition and make the most of the opportunities it will present. Despite the benefits …

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UniCredit’s Christian Nägele discusses the key to unlocking African trade in Global Banking & Finance Review

Africa continues to show promise and is growing in importance as a market for corporates in Europe. But while positive demographics and strong growth rates are generating strong opportunities, corporates and their banking partners still face considerable challenges in Africa due to the continent’s cultural diversity and its regulatory and political inconsistencies. Christian Nägele, Head of …

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UniCredit named as Global Finance Innovator in Trade Finance 2017

Following a submission by Moorgate, UniCredit has been honoured as one of Global Finance magazine’s “Innovators” for 2017 in the Trade Finance category. In an innovative collaboration, UniCredit and CRX Markets offered a comprehensive supply chain finance (SCF) marketplace platform for one of the bank’s core relationship clients. This collaboration enables UniCredit to consistently add …

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UniCredit’s David Vials explains how digital tools can help UK corporates capitalise on CEE potential in GTR

UK corporates are increasingly looking to trade with partners in Central and Eastern Europe – a region of remarkable potential. However, heightened counterparty risk and local market complexities can prove to be stumbling blocks. Writing in Global Trade Review, David Vials, Head of Corporate Coverage for UK & Ireland at UniCredit, explains that the way …

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UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz in GTR: Supplier onboarding the key to supply chain finance programme success

In light of persistently low interest rates and a need to achieve financial key performance indicator (KPI) targets, Adeline de Metz, Head of Supply Chain Finance Solutions at UniCredit, explains in GTR that larger corporates are increasingly turning to supply chain finance programmes and receivables finance to optimise their working capital and strengthen supply chains. …

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Digitalization and collaboration can address rising risk in the emerging markets, says UniCredit’s Katharina Michael in International Trade Magazine

Substantial shifts in global trade flows have led to increased volatility and risk for corporates trading in the emerging markets, says Katharina Michael, Head of Trade Finance Sales Germany at UniCredit in International Trade Magazine. Collaboration and digitalization are therefore crucial to helping banks meet the growing demand for risk mitigation in these regions and …

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UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz explains how supplier onboarding is pivotal to working capital management programme success in TRF News

Against a backdrop of low borrowing costs and increased scrutiny of financial key performance indicators (KPIs), large corporates are turning to comprehensive working capital management techniques such as receivables and supply chain finance to release working capital, shore up balance sheets and create more robust and efficient supply chains. However, many corporates have struggled with …

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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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UniCredit bankers explore the rise of Germany’s Schuldschein market in Investment Europe

Both investor interest and corporate issue sizes in Germany’s famous private debt market – the Schuldschein market – are escalating at historic rates, say Jörg Stührwohldt and Rudolf Bayer, managing directors at UniCredit, writing in Investment Europe. Indeed, in the first 10 months of 2016, volumes have soared to more than €20bn, already touching record …

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