Treasury Management Systems Insights
15th August 2019
The Board of Banking Competition Remedies (BCR) has announced results of the Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF) Pool C grant process, which will see Modulr Finance, Atom Bank, Iwoca and The Currency Cloud Group receive £10m grants to expand and offer improved SME lending and payment services.
Each organisation undertook an... read more
13th August 2019
For traders, billions of data points have become available over the past few years – useful in the search for arbitrage only when the appropriate management and direction are applied to them.
The surge in big data has created an ever-growing market for data management tools, driven in large part by technology, with machine learning and... read more
6th August 2019
The announcement of the closure of FIS’s acquisition of Worldpay last week is part of a continual expansion strategy into new markets and opportunities, according to Alison Wilkes, head of banking and payments, Europe at FIS.
“Where we see opportunities to grow our solution set and our reach for our customers – that’s key... read more
31st July 2019
InvestCloud appoints new CFO
California-headquartered InvestCloud has appointed Rebecca Sanchez Sarmiento as CFO, the company announced on July 2. Sarmiento joins from ATTOM Data Solutions, where she held a similar role. Previously, she was at Smart & Final, Deutsche Bank, and Citigroup. At InvestCloud, she will oversee the finance and... read more
23rd July 2019
The Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) is set to have a big impact on the payments and wider financial services sector. 5AMLD is designed to further restrict access to financial services by criminals, strengthening transparency rules to prevent large-scale concealment of funds.
Amidst concerns over the terrorist threat, demands... read more
18th July 2019
Foreign exchange and payments firms have upped their game significantly in recent years, with a handful of big players diversifying and looking for new opportunities. Looking to evolve in the marketplace, Moneycorp, which also provides hedging and risk management consultancy services, united its global operations on a single digital platform with... read more
15th July 2019
The market for treasury management solutions has changed dramatically over the course of the past few years. From technological advances – such as the proliferation of the cloud – to the way the treasury function has changed in recent times, corporate and bank treasurers find themselves with a wealth of options to choose from.
But... read more
9th July 2019
Cost-cutting has been a go-to for many buy-side managers since the financial crisis, as fees, and therefore margins, slumped while regulatory outlay soared. But 10 years since the darkest days in investment management, a corner has been turned.
The 100 buy-side firms we spoke to for this year’s industry survey displayed a... read more
8th July 2019
Banks that offer treasury services are losing market share to third parties and technology firms, according to new research.
Data from a Finastra survey this month show that 70% of corporate treasurers believe there will be a shift from bank to non-bank services within their companies in the next two to five years.
“Banks have become... read more