Invoice factoring is the practise whereby a third party factoring institution purchases a business’ outstanding invoice debt with a discount applied. This increases the availability of funds in the short-term for businesses, which is often crucial to the survival of small-to-medium sized businesses.
Since its inception in 2015, OakNorth has gone from strength to strength. Indeed, last year the British challenger bank reported a 220% increase in profits from the previous year. So what is the story behind OakNorth and why is it growing so quickly?
Trade Finance Global heard from Sean Edwards, Chairman of the ITFA at the NEARC (North East Asia Regional Committee) Seminar held in Beijing earlier this month.
Trade Finance Global heard from Simon Kleine, Director at East & Partners Europe, on the State of the Global Supply Chain Market, focussing on UK – China trade corridors.compete successfully and win business based on their inherent strengths.
I recently spoke with Laurent Tabouelle, COO of CODIX. Laurent’s entire career has been in IT for the financial and now the SCF industry and, as CODIX’s Group Managing Director, we wanted to hear about some of the advances in software and technology within the corporate finance and factoring sector.
Understanding the nuances of receivables purchasing arrangements, the difference between the different types of recourse, and the trade and receivables finance products available on the market is key to anyone… read more →
Having recently joined ITFA as members, Trade Finance Global (TFG) heard from 6 interesting fintech startups in the trade and receivables ecosystem, talking at the ITFA Fintech Discovery Day in Helsinki.
Specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, BPL Global, has named Spain and Germany in its top 10 countries for CPRI claims by value over the past three years.… read more →
London, 20 February 2019 – Diaspora International announces plans to open a digital trade finance bank, adding to the challenger bank scene.
We heard from Andrés Abumohor, the Co-Founder and COO of OmniBnk, a neobank that provides financial services to SMEs in Latin America. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) create close to… read more →
We had the pleasure of speaking to Mr R. Yüce Uyanik, a member of the FCI Legal Committee, on international factoring as a solution for the economic crisis on SMEs.… read more →
Hong Kong, 2 February 2019 – The year of the pig is starting and it looks to be an auspicious one in the world of invoice discounting, especially for Velotrade,… read more →