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Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance : Dollar Hits The Skids As Us Rate Cut Looms

Foreign exchange / corporate financing news     The dollar fell to a 15-year low against a basket of currencies in early August as the level of the federal funds futures contract forecast a cut in US interest rates before ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance : High-yield Market Closes For Repricing

Corporate debt / corporate financing news     The high-yield bond market in the United States all but shut down for new issues in July, as subprime mortgage losses led to a repricing of corporate credit risk and an end ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance : M&a Activity To Stay Hot In Some Sectors

Mergers & acquisitions / corporate financing news     Global announced mergers and acquisitions totaled $550 billion in July, more than double the total for the same month a year earlier, according to Dealogic, but tighter credit conditions threaten to ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Features : Horror Story With A Happy Ending

MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT FINANCE The recent downturn in the credit cycle has hit media industry restructuring, but Hollywood is attracting investors for new film financing deals.     The boom in leveraged buyouts in the media industry hit a brick ...

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Features : Hot Topic Or Hot Air?

INSIGHT / CARBON OFFSETTING Carbon emissions reduction is an increasingly important aspect of any global corporation’s operations. But working on reductions and investing wisely in offset projects is a critical element of that.     Companies are increasingly looking to ...


Features : Thrive Or Survive

SECTOR REPORT / GLOBAL CUSTODY & INVESTORS’ SERVICES Global custodians and asset servicers face increasing competition and a more complex landscape than ever before. In order to survive, they must continue to invest in new products and staff, build infrastructure ...

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TCM Guide 2007 : Europe Editor’s Letter

<p>Welcome to Global Finance’s annual Treasury & Cash Management Guide, in which we explore the latest trends and issues in the world of global cash management...</p>

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TCM Guide 2007 : Identity Solution

CORPORATE ID MANAGEMENT As corporate treasury systems become increasingly automated, businesses and their banking partners are devising innovative techniques to ensure only authorized personnel can make payments.   Wendel: In approximately 25% of cases, account signatories are wrong. Hans-Maarten van ...

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TCM Guide 2007 : Online FX

EXCHANGE CHANGE ONLINE FOREIGN EXCHANGE   Key players in the online foreign exchange markets are hoping that new entrants and the integration of interdealer and dealer-to-client platforms will end the stagnation that is hindering workflow development.     Theodorou: Many ...

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TCM Guide 2007 : Realizing The Dream

<p>GLOBAL LIQUIDITY Corporates have long dreamt of being able to see liquidity in real time on a global basis. This dream is becoming a reality as banks and systems suppliers provide the real-time reporting and systems integration necessary to make ...</p>

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TCM Guide 2007 : Who’s Who

“WHO’S WHO” IN TREASURY AND CASH MANAGEMENT TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT 2007     Anne Boden Head, Transaction Banking, Europe ABN AMRO Anne Boden manages ABN AMRO Transaction Banking across Europe. She is also responsible for preparing it for future ...

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Corporate Finance : Chinas Solar-energy Ipos Getting Bigger

Global equity/drs     China-based manufacturers of products that convert the sun’s rays to electricity are raising growing sums of money on Wall Street to expand their production facilities to meet expanding demand for alternative energy in the face of ...