TSS February 2021
In this first Treasury Solution Spotlight of 2021, the spotlight is on vendors that offer an FX solution for Corporate Treasury. Orchard Finance will periodically publish a new Solution Spotlight for different Treasury topics.
With the recent spike in volatility in today's global markets, Corporate Treasuries are faced more than ever with increasing uncertainty and complexity. To mitigate this, it is important to have an infrastructure in place that enables and streamlines the hedging and trading process.
At Orchard Finance we have extensive experience with selecting and implementing FX solutions. For more information about our services concerning FX solutions, please contact Ariane Hoksbergen.
Bloomberg, the global business, financial information and technology leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Solution Bloomberg's Foreign Exchange electronic trading platform FXGO is available on the Bloomberg Terminal. FXGO is a crucial tool for controlling currency exposure and risk, identifying market opportunities, and is used by the world's leading asset managers, pension funds, corporate treasuries, government agencies and regional and global banks. Nearly a third of those who use FXGO and other Bloomberg FX products, do not consider FX their primary asset class. This highlights the fundamental relationship between FX and all other asset classes, and a key benefit of our comprehensive desktop solution. FXGO covers all major FX products- spot, swaps, NDFs, outrights, deposits and options, for regulated and unregulated markets. As a disclosed, bank-to-client solution Bloomberg provides a distribution mechanism for banks that complements their relationship-based e-commerce strategies, while providing best execution and robust tools for buy-side clients.
Franx is a team of passionate professionals, consisting of a unique combination of banking and digital experts. Franx lets you take care of FX transactions yourself on an execution only basis while also enabling you to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our specialists. Solution Franx offers the solution to facilitate Treasury and Cash Management from one account. Franx gives you control of your FX transactions and payments and offers support from an experienced team. The digital banking platform that Franx offers has been developed together with clients.
Hedgebook helps finance departments make better FX risk management decisions. Headquartered in the UK it works with a global client base, including known brands such as Grant Thornton, BDO, Xero and Kathmandu. Our team of treasury experts are on hand to demonstrate how it works. Solution Why do our customers choose Hedgebook? Firstly, it's a scaleable SaaS treasury solution that can be implemented within 24 hours. It streamlines financial reporting, including year end and puts independent derivative valuation at your fingertips. Hedgebook is designed to reduce human error and key person risk - delivering significant operational efficiency. A cost-effective, easy to use treasury management system, Hedgebook delivers real time visibility over FX hedging positions helping to manage financial risk, streamline compliance reporting and protect the bottom line.
Kantox is a leader in Currency Management Automation software that enables companies to effectively manage risk and leverage currencies for growth by automating their complete FX workflow. Over 100 staff across London and Barcelona contribute to creating their award-winning technology. Solution Kantox has created a new product category dedicated to corporate currency management automation. They offer three flexible solutions which allow businesses to scale while maintaining full control over their exposure.