Summary of Corporate Treasury Insights 2015

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As companies grapple with an increasingly complex and volatile global environment, the role of corporate treasurer, especially at large multinationals, has evolved from that of a supporting actor to a strategic leader. Boston Consulting Group, along with BNP Paribas, surveyed 500 CFOs and corporate treasurers of large global organizations to learn what these executives expect from their bankers today. getAbstract recommends this concise but information-packed report to financial services professionals looking for timely insights from the corporate treasurer’s office.

About the Authors

Marguerite Burghardt, Marc Carlos, Jacques Levet, Suresh Subramanian and Chye Kin Wee are executives at BNP Paribas. Adrien Cipel, Stefan Dab, Nick Gardiner, Pedro Rapallo, Yann Sénant and Pieter van den Berg are consultants at the Boston Consulting Group.

 

Summary

Since 2008, when liquidity and risk issues grabbed multinationals’ attention, their corporate treasurers have assumed additional duties on top of their cash management and investment responsibilities, raising their strategic value to their companies. They now are increasingly in charge of debt, financing and risk mitigation strategies like hedging. A survey of 500 CFOs and corporate treasurers of global firms with consolidated yearly revenues of more than $500 million reveals that about 50% are also accountable for trade finance and credit risk, while about...


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