GTB Press

Published on:
May 28, 2020
Magazine:
Global Banking & Finance Review
Buyers turn to digital dynamic discounting to protect supply chains

Coronavirus and the social distancing measures put in place by governments around the world to curtail its spread continue to impact companies of all sizes – as well as their supply chains. The management of short-term liquidity and working capital has become more important than ever, particularly for smaller businesses. Adeline de Metz, UniCredit’s Global Head of Working Capital Solutions, outlines how larger buyers are supporting their supply chains by implementing dynamic discounting programmes

Click here for the article: Buyers turn to digital dynamic discounting to protect supply chains - Adeline de Metz

This article was first published in Global Banking & Finance Review and can be seen online here

 

Published on:
Oct. 31, 2019
Magazine:
TMI
Digital solutions make the difficult things simple for FCA Bank

While the uptake of sweeping initiatives, such as SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) and SWIFT gpi, tends to grab all the headlines, there remain a number of other pain points for banks and corporates that can be addressed only through close dialogue between both parties.

By Cédric Derras, Global Head of Cash Management, UniCredit and Simone Lo Piccolo, Head of Credit and Collection Management, FCA Bank and Leasys S.p.a. Italy

This article was published in TMI online

Published on:
Oct. 01, 2019
Magazine:
Global Finance Magazine
Benefits of a Holistic Approach to Working Capital Management

Against a backdrop of lengthening supply chains and economic uncertainty, comprehensive working capital management programmes are growing in popularity. In the article it is outlined how a holistic approach to working capital management can lead to significantly better results over time.

This article was first published in Global Finance Magazine.

Online version

 

Published on:
Sep. 30, 2019
Magazine:
TMI
Instant Payments and gpi: A Story of Interoperability

The payments sector has made huge strides in recent years. In Europe, the introduction of instant domestic payment services such as SCT Inst and TIPS has stoked demand for faster payments beyond Europe’s borders.

By Cédric Derras, Global Head of Cash Management, UniCredit

This article was published in TMI online

Published on:
Sep. 02, 2019
Magazine:
Global Finance Magazine
Unicredit Looks East for Opportunities in Trade Finance

As global trade tensions deepen, this doesn’t necessarily spell bad news for trade finance and highlights new opportunities arising as economic influence shifts to Asia.

This article was first published in Global Finance Magazine.

Online version: Global Finance Magazine

Published on:
Jul. 24, 2019
Magazine:
Global Trade Review
Digitalisation taking hold in trade finance

Long chided as a slow and paper-intensive industry, trade finance processes are now picking up the pace, enabled by new digital capabilities – Raphael Barisaac, Global Co-Head of Trade & Working Capital Solutions at UniCredit

“This article was first published in Global Trade Review : full article.

For more articles like this please click here: Top Stories section of the GTR website.

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Published on:
May 31, 2019
Magazine:
TFRnews
Fundamental questions for effective working capital optimisation

Optimising working capital is a complex undertaking, yet finding the right solution hinges on answering two simple questions, says Adeline de Metz, Editorial Board Member of TRF News and Global Co-Head of Trade and Working Capital Solutions at UniCredit.

“This article was first published in Trade & Receivables Finance News (TRFnews): full article.

For more articles like this please click here: Top Stories section of the TRFnews site.

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Published on:
May 27, 2019
Magazine:
TMI
Getting to Grips with Working Capital

Working capital conversations between banks and corporates have typically focused on individual bank products, rather than the speci c needs and challenges of the corporate – leaving opportunities and e ciencies on the table. But that’s all changing now, as Adeline de Metz, UniCredit’s Global Co-Head of Trade and Working Capital Solutions, explains.

“This article was first published in Treasury Management International (TMI). For more articles like this please click here:Treasury Management Website.

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Published on:
Mar. 04, 2019
Magazine:
TRFnews
The evolution of working capital management for MNCs and SMEs

Adeline de Metz, Global Co-Head of Trade and Working Capital Solutions at UniCredit, talks about the increasing demand for working capital solutions and the challenges faced by corporates against a backdrop of economic uncertainty and lengthening global supply chains.

On-line version: TRF news

Published on:
Dec. 12, 2018
Magazine:
Global Finance
A New Era For Transaction Banking - Gianfranco Bisagni

At Sibos in Sydney, all the latest and greatest technologies were on display, and attendees delved into the topics that are shaping our financial futures

Click here for the article: A New Era For transaction Banking - Gianfranco Bisagni

On-line version: Global Finance website

Published on:
Oct. 23, 2018
Magazine:
tmi
Building a Network of Networks - Simone Del Guerra

With solutions such as we.trade revolutionising supply-chain interactions, while others, such as Project Wilson, connect correspondent banks to facilitate working capital financing, Simone Del Guerra of UniCredit discusses the shifting landscape of correspondent banking and the possibility of combining corporate-to-corporate and bank-to-bank platforms to create a network of networks.

 

Click here for the article: Buliding a networks of Networks - Simone Del Guerra

On-line version: tmi website

Published on:
Oct. 17, 2018
Magazine:
SWIFT
The transformation of the European payments landscape

SWIFT white paper examines the drivers of payments transformation in Europe and looks at the challenges and opportunities for financial institutions. While change is underway in wholesale and retail payments across the world, in Europe, the Eurosystem has set a clear path for financial market infrastructure renewal. This, along with regulations such as the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), is driving a period of radical payments transformation across Europe.

Click here for the article: The transformation of the European payments landscape pdf

On-line version: tmi website: SWIFT website

Published on:
Oct. 10, 2018
Magazine:
GTR
The whole solution and nothing but the solution - Raphael Barisaac

Corporates are coming to appreciate the value of holistic working capital management over traditional single-product offerings. This doesn’t mean abandoning old techniques, but rather rethinking their role as part of a more comprehensive approach, writes Raphael Barisaac, UniCredit’s Global Co-Head of Trade Finance and Working Capital Management.

 

Click here for the article: The whole solution and nothing but the solution - Raphael Barisaac

On-line verison: GTR website

Published on:
Sep. 20, 2018
Magazine:
tmi
Article On Drivers Of Transaction banking Innovation - Luca Corsini

Innovation, Co-operation and Client-Focus – Developing a Winning Tech Solution. Digitalisation is thrusting all areas of the transaction banking industry into uncharted territory and to make the most of the arising opportunities, banks must strike a delicate balance between competition and collaboration by Luca Corsini, Global Head of Global Transaction Banking, UniCredit.

 

Click here for the article: Drivers Of Transaction Banking - Luca Corsini

On-line version: tmi website

Published on:
Sep. 14, 2018
Magazine:
Global Finance
Virtual accounts case study with ITAS - Massimiliano Cirelli

Having expanded significantly over the last decade, mutual insurance company Itas found it had outgrown its existing cash management structures – with the sheer volume of incoming payments proving difficult to reconcile and costly to run through agency networks. Alessandro Molinari, Vice General Manager of Itas, explains how the firm worked with UniCredit on an innovative virtual accounts solution to rationalise its treasury processes.

 

Click here for the article: Mutual Benefits : The inside story of ITAS ground-breaking virtual accounts implementation

On-line version: Global Finance website

Published on:
Sep. 11, 2018
Magazine:
The Asset
Article On Trade Finance Trends In Asia - Holger Frank and Siow Chin

How can banks tackle the trade finance gap in Asia Pacific? Why industry-wide collaboration and the innovative use of new technology are crucial to reduce the trade finance gap in Asia Pacific, though analysts caution against quick fixes all these topics are discussed by Holger Frank and Siow Chin Yeo.

 

Click here for the article: On Trade Finance Trends In Asia - Holger Frank and Siow Chin

On-line version: The Asset website

Published on:
Aug. 07, 2018
Magazine:
Global Finance
Corporate Payments Innovation Is Connecting The Industry More Than Ever Before

The challenge of payment innovation is no longer developing the technology - it's keeping up with, utilising and properly securing it. Cédric Derras, Global Head of Cash Management at UniCredit, looks at how instant payments and SWIFT gpi accelerate cash, how open banking is creating unprecedented industry opportunity, and how security must be prioritised throughout.

 

Click here for the article: Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger: Corporate Payments Innovation Is Connecting The Industry More Than Ever Before

On-line Version: Global Finance Website

 

Published on:
Jul. 05, 2018
Magazine:
GTR
Erismann smooths cross-border payments with innovative UniCredit FX solution

As part of its drive to support the real economy, UniCredit helps businesses of all sizes with their treasury challenges. German wallpaper manufacturer Erismann is one such example. Erismann’s Wilhelm Stark, deputy head of finance, explains how, faced with unfavourable FX rates and fees when collecting payments from its UK-based subsidiary, it partnered with UniCredit to find a solution.

 

Click here for the article: Erismann smooths cross-border payments with innovative UniCredit FX solution

On-line version: GTR website

Published on:
Jul. 04, 2018
Magazine:
GTR
Women in Trade Finance – Adeline de Metz and her Journey to the Head of Trade Finance

Adeline de Metz, Global Co-Head of Trade Finance and Working Capital Solutions, talks about the unique professional path that brought her to the head of a 300 person department across Europe. In an article on the July issue of GTR magazine, Adeline de Metz talks through her “unconventional” career path, and how she was able to break the mould.

 

Click here for the article: Women in Trade Finance – Adeline de Metz