January 3, 2024
FINATIV: INSIGHT

January 2024 2024 – a new year and new opportunities. In this edition of Insight, we highlight the step-change performance potential in supply chain finance and BNPL.  Following a successful engagement in Q4, we introduce a new product - 'Finativ Focus' – a high-speed, low-risk way to drive capacity and productivity gains, with costs aligned […]

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January 2, 2024
Calling Invoice Finance Providers: Grow Your Business and Steal a March on Your Competitors

It's time for finance companies to review the opportunities for growth and risk mitigation to be had in shifting to Irrevocable Payment Undertakings (IPUs) in supply chain finance and commercial 'Buy Now Pay Later' (BNPL). In the August edition of Insight, I wrote about the game-changing Electronic Trade Data Act (ETDA) and its potential impact […]

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August 29, 2023
"The most important Bill you have never heard of" - Lord Holmes of Richmond

On 20th July, The Electronic Trade Document Act was passed in the UK. It allows any electronic trade documents that can function like paper to be treated like paper. So why is the trade finance industry so excited by the adoption of the UNCITRAL Modern Law on Electronic Transferable Records in the UK and soon […]

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May 26, 2023
Embracing Flexibility: The Advantages of Finativ Flex Over Traditional Non-Executive Directors

In today's rapidly changing business landscape, flexibility is key. This is particularly true in the financial services industry, where businesses must navigate complex regulations, shifting market conditions, and emerging technologies. To meet these challenges head-on, many companies turn to non-executive directors (NEDs) for strategic advice and guidance. A non-executive director can provide valuable guidance, expertise, […]

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January 13, 2023
FINATIV: INSIGHT

January 2023 Our latest newsletter covers four substantive issues facing business leaders in the finance industry: If there's anything that you'd value some external advice on or need some specialist resources for, please get in touch. Corporate Finance: Positioning for Value As a seller/borrower in any corporate finance transaction, some key drivers of value for […]

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January 12, 2023
2023: A Golden Year for Invoice Finance?

For asset finance providers, invoice finance represents an opportunity to invest in a familiar but countercyclical market. Whereas many businesses in asset finance will see 2023 as a year of lower demand, the opposite is true in the invoice finance market, especially for non-bank players. In a downturn, working capital is at a premium, resulting […]

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