Nedbank Capital is the investment banking arm of Nedbank Group, one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. The full spectrum investment banking offering provided by the firm stretches from debt advisory and long-term project financing to equity trading and research to South African and international clients. The business, which celebrated its centenary, in London in 2006, provides extensive knowledge of and experience in, doing business in South Africa and the rest of Africa. The Nedbank London office ensures that this local knowledge is supplemented with up-to-date international and capital market expertise.
Bunzl is a FTSE 100 UK company with operations spanning the Americas, Europe and Australasia. The company has partnered with both customers and suppliers in providing outsourcing solutions and service oriented distribution. It supplies a broad range of internationally sourced products that are everyday essentials for its' customers to operate their businesses.
Bunzl's revenue in 2008 was £4.2bn with operating profit of £245m. The company has around 13,000 employees worldwide and operates a centralised treasury department which acts as an in-house bank and is comprised of four people. The department carries out transaction hedging on behalf of subsidiaries and generally manages the foreign exchange and banking relationships of the Group.
e-Forex talks to John Chamberlain, Treasury Manager in their treasury department.
Neal Brady, director of CME Products and Services and Derek Sammann, managing director, CME Foreign Exchange tell e-Forex about the growing importance of colocated network connectivity in electronic FX trading and how CME LNet meets the demand for millisecond data transport.
Increasing FX volumes are putting the strain on many back offices, so is the time now right for netting solution for global spot FX? Richard Brass investigates.
e-Forex invites James Kemp, Managing Director at Stentra, to illustrate how one investment bank took advantage of an in-depth evaluation of their FX e-commerce infrastructure, where a number of issues had proved intractable for many months.
e-Forex talks with Christopher Cruden.
We ask Andr Scipio, Manager Front Office, and Christoph Waldvogel, Manager Treasury Operations, about real end-to-end STP at RWE AG.
Henrik Pedersen & Xavier Lefevre from Overlay Asset Management in Paris talk to e-Forex about the value added from e-FX on their business.
Sean Gilman, CTO at Currenex, outlines how they are tackling the latency issue.
We ask Mike Mistretta, Senior Director, Infrastructure at FXall, to tell us about their Latency Monitoring System.
We talk with Vladan Jovanovic about how his technology and trading firm arbitrages the latency and matching algorithms of futures exchanges.
e-Forex talks with Leon Duivenvoorden, Manager Finance and Treasury Operations at Petroplus.
the birth of a new era in electronic trading in China.
e-Forex talks with Bernd Hampele, Senior Project Manager, and Bernd Bublies, Head of Front Office at Heidelberg-based Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.
Refco: using Currenex to meet the demands of an extensive customer base.
A technology to bring voice brokers in the FX arena into the 21st century
BrokerTalk puts the flow back into the market
e-Forex talks with Dr. Ulrich Boettger, Senior Vice President, Treasury at BASF Aktiengesellschaft in Ludwigshafen, Germany
e-Forex talks with Hans van den Bosch, Head of treasury operations at Unilever in the Netherlands
Trayport has been providing rules-based transaction technology since 1998 and Tom Zikas tells us about its Global Vision product.
Thomas Seidel, VP, treasury markets at Munich-based Infineon Technologies, talks about the impact of automation and e-trading in the treasury department.
Martin Pratt reviews the construction of a platform where live futures and FX markets are shown side by side.
Tobias Frei and Ales Strek describe the Siemens AG approach to Treasury management.
Pinaki Chatterjee talks about how technology now mediates every stage of the trading process at Investment Firm, Financial Labs.
We ask Stefan Daberius to outline how Ericsson Treasury is benefiting from e-trading and STP.
Klaus-Dieter Lontke, from WGZ bank, tells us about their e-commerce strategy, which features a branded ASP platform.
Pareto has invested massively in STP and Simon Hayley explains why their trading style makes STP particularly important.
William Spinney outlines how online FX, although not top of his agenda, is still an important part of his drive to improve services and decision making as well as consolidate treasury activities.
How did FXAll tackle the challenge of building the technology and forming the partnerships necessary to connect a multitude of buy-side and sell-side systems. Jeff Wertheimer explains.
Who provides the best FX execution? Christopher Cruden from Tamiso, the New York based Currency Manager outlines how a strategic alliance has led them to some interesting answers.
Peter Moss describes the lessons that were learned from the experience of Tullet & Tokyo Liberty plc in developing their e-commerce, hybrid and electronic broking solutions.