Treasury Management Systems Insights


BCR awards grants to drive lending and payments services

15th August 2019

Company: bobsguide
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

Q&A: CME’s Blu Putnam on reconstructing the order book, rate cuts and slowdowns

13th August 2019

Company: bobsguide
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

FIS looks for scale in Worldpay deal

6th August 2019

Company: bobsguide
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

People moves: Revolut, HSBC and more

31st July 2019

Company: bobsguide
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

Are you ready for 5AMLD?

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

Q&A: moneycorp US CEO Bob Dowd

18th July 2019

Company: bobsguide
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

TMS providers struggling with corporate change

15th July 2019

Company: Analyste
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

European buy side sets sail for growth

9th July 2019

Company: SimCorp
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

Corporates turning to non-bank treasury solutions

8th July 2019

Company: bobsguide
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