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Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), which manages well-known wine brands such as Penfolds and Beringer, recently upgraded its treasury system so that it could optimise management of its global treasury operations. gtnews spoke with group treasurer Bijan Taghian to find out more about TWE’s experience with technology change.
Akamai Technologies’ convertible offering in 2014 was the apex of months of the preparation, much of it culminating in the deal’s earlier investor roadshow. While chief executives and financial officers tend to headline those events, treasury typically coordinates the multi-faceted efforts leading up to the presentations.
As June fast approaches, Europe’s post-trading landscape is getting closer to experiencing a dramatic change: TARGET2-Securities (T2S). Although corporate treasurers’ attitudes toward the market initiative are generally positive, there are concerns surrounding one key area – repo transactions.
Ask European treasurers about the turbulent conditions that they have endured over the past few years and the most likely response is that they will start talking about their bankers. The financial crisis has left scars across the European economies and has fundamentally altered the relationships that bankers have with their corporate clients.