From the outbreak of the financial crisis, through the property and economic slump, to Brexit and the rise of populist politics, treasurers have been met by an unprecedented level of risks that impact their ability to predict cashflow and confidently invest in external opportunities.”

The third annual Treasury & Cash Management, Europe report brings together treasurers, cash managers and corporate finance professionals, to examine the challenges facing those charged with capital management as they seek to generate higher returns on capital, manage treasury risk, improve operational efficiencies, and lower funding costs.

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Navigating Risks, Building Returns on Cash Holdings


The implications for high cash balances on corporate business operations and utilising available capital in a pre-Brexit environment

Representative, Octopus Investments



1.1 INTERVIEW: Understanding the macroeconomic outlook, the impact of monetary policy and Brexit in setting a capital allocation plan


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Confirmed: Fabrice Montagné, Chief UK and Senior European Economist, Barclays

1.2 ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: Capital preservation in an unpredictable world - what strategies are leading treasurers to forecast cash holdings in the face of Brexit, currency, inflation, interest rate hikes and more?


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Confirmed: Bert Heirbaut, Treasury Manager, IHG

Confirmed: Brice Zimmermann, Global Head of Treasury, Puma Energy

Confirmed: James Marshall, Head of Treasury, Virgin Media

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2.1 INTERVIEW: How global players can take advantage of fintech services for new Payment Services Directive II agreements and automate their payment flows


Noel Hillmann, Chief Executive Officer, Clear Path Analysis


Confirmed: John Byrne, Founder and Managing Director, Salmon Software

Confirmed: Peter Shea, Director, Client Services, Salmon Software



3.1 WHITEPAPER: Bank capital regulation – examining pricing trends relative to capital regulation and how that impacts lending to clients

Confirmed: Richard Chenga-Reddy, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Group Public Affairs, Standard Chartered Bank

3.2 INTERVIEW: Bank relationship management – ensuring credit lines with credit providers in light of Brexit and changes in banking services


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Invited: Susan Hindle Barone, Director - Regulatory Solutions, Lloyds Banking Group



4.1 WHITE PAPER: The landscape for cash management opportunities in the current investment environment and Money Market reforms

Confirmed: Marc Fleury, Co-Head of Liquidity Solutions, Sales, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Confirmed: Pierre Granie, Co-Head of Liquidity Solutions, Sales, BNP Paribas Asset Management

4.2 ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: Generating yield on cash holdings through long term investment plans – exploring views on investment options, resource input and true risks exposed to in the search for better returns


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Confirmed: Patrik Hallerström, Treasury Director, Spotify Group

Confirmed: Karlien Porre, Partner, Global Treasury Advisory Services, Deloitte UK

Confirmed: Marc Fleury, Co-Head of Liquidity Solutions, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Bert Heirbaut

Treasury Manager, IHG

Brice Zimmermann

Global Head of Treasury, Puma Energy

Fabrice Montagné

Chief UK and Senior European Economist, Barclays

Karlien Porre

Partner, Global Treasury Advisory Services Deloitte UK

Marc Fleury

Co-Head of Liquidity Solutions, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Pierre Granie 

Co-Head of Liquidity Solutions, Sales, BNP Paribas Asset Management

John Byrne

Founder and Managing Director, Salmon Software Ltd

Peter Shea  

Director,Client Services, Salmon Software Ltd

BNP Paribas Asset Management

BNP Paribas Asset Management is the investment management arm of BNP Paribas, one of the world’s major financial institutions. Managing and advising EUR 569 billion in assets as at 31 December 2017, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers a comprehensive range of active, passive and quantitative investment solutions covering a broad spectrum of asset classes and regions. With more than 700 investment professionals and around 600 client servicing specialists, BNP Paribas Asset Management serves individual, corporate and institutional investors in 70 countries around the world. Since 2002, BNP Paribas Asset Management has been a major player in sustainable and responsible investing.

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Salmon Software offers A World-Class, Elite, Treasury Management System and related professional services via our flagship 'Salmon Treasurer' application.

Built upon Microsoft technology, the system has evolved to reflect the technological innovations and wide-ranging scope of treasury requirements that face Treasurers today.

Salmon Treasurer and its broad instrument coverage and extensive functionality was developed from our continuous investment in R&D. Salmon Treasurer is available as a Cloud (SaaS) solution or an On-Premise solution.

Octopus Investments, part of the Octopus Group, is an award-winning, UK fund management business known for its straightforward approach and exceptional customer service. We have leading positions in tax-efficient investments, multi manager funds and smaller company financing, and we manage over £7.2 billion on behalf of retail investors, businesses and institutions.

Aviva Investors is a global asset management business dedicated to delivering focused investment solutions for clients. We currently invest £352billion1 on behalf of our clients, giving us the size and scale to successfully seek out opportunities that will deliver specific investor outcomes. We start by listening closely to our clients and understanding their investment aspirations and concerns. We believe that by knowing what’s important to our clients enables us to provide strategies and funds that aim to cater to their real needs and build relationships for the long term.

By listening to those in the industry, we create a shortlist of individuals who most influence and inspire those around them and invite them to contribute to our reports and events by:

  • Contributing a thought piece on an issue raised in the market research
  • Participating in or moderating a roundtable with other industry leaders
  • Participating as an interviewer or interviewee
  • Producing a case study white paper written with a client or supplier
  • Taking part in a head to head debate with another respected industry professional.

We are always open to suggestions of suitable contributors for future topics.

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