We interviewed Geoff Brady, Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance (GTS) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. We talked about the physical and financial aspects of the supply chain management, about the importance of Blockchain Consortia in the trade finance space and the BAML’s agenda for the rest of the year.
TFG heard from Alexander Goulandris the co-CEO of essDOCS about the different solutions for paperless trade.
TFG spoke to Mishal Ruparel, General Manager at Banking Circle, about the new applications of technology in banking to help better serve the underbanked SMEs. Using AI-driven credit scoring and new approaches to analyse credit card transaction data, Banking Circle’s proposition is game-changing the world of SME finance.
It’s TFG’s first ever Podcast Takeover, and we welcomed Michael Bickers, Editorial Director of BCR Publishing, who Trade Finance Global have partnered with for the BCR Supply Chain Finance Summit APAC on the 15th and 16th of October in Singapore.
Flexport’s unique visibility into client shipments down to the SKU level through its digital platform provides them with a unique perspective on risk relative to banks offering financing. This insight… read more →
Reports find that there are extensive ties between british billionaire Sanjeev Gupta’s acquired bank, Wyelands and his family’s wider business empire, the GFG Alliance. This strong link is raising questions over how the bank is appropriating savers’ deposits.
Brexit continues to cause changes to the UK construction industry, with impacts ranging from a freeze/slowdown in trade to the decreasing availability of construction workers from overseas. The risky construction sector is showing contraction due to the longer-term uncertainty.
Personal Guarantees 101. TFG heard from Todd Davison at Purbeck Insurance Services on personal guarantees and what this means for raising finance for a company
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?
To oil or not to oil? How is the UAE diversifying its economy to attract investment? As oversupply concerns curtail the global oil price’s trudge back upwards following its flirtation… read more →
Beauhurst, the data provider, has released the latest edition of its report, The Deal, analysing all equity investment in UK startups and SMEs throughout 2018. The data shows that 2018… read more →
In the run up to a potentially ‘no deal’ Brexit, firms offering receivables and trade finance are stepping up their financing efforts in order to cater to those who might… read more →
CHICAGO: In a move to expand client services, RedRidge Diligence Services has appointed Allison Winchester as an Associate Director. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing scoping… read more →
Cash is king, particularly for small businesses. However, maintaining a healthy cashflow is often tricky, and complications around late payments, irregular orders and unplanned costs to the businesses can often… read more →