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Deutsche Bank’s Hausherr takes over as chair of GSCFF

By |October 16th, 2018|

Christian Hausherr, European Product Head of Supply Chain Finance at Deutsche Bank, has taken over as chair of the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum (GSCFF).

Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank joins Marco Polo network

By |October 16th, 2018|

Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank, which plans to launch in 2019, has become the latest financial institution to join the Marco Polo Network, the network of commercial banks in the trade finance market using the TradeIX platform and R3’s blockchain platform, Corda.

American Express enters SCF market with Early Pay launch

By |October 13th, 2018|

American Express has signaled its intention to take a larger slice of the supply chain finance market with the launch of Early Pay, a supply chain finance and dynamic discounting solution.

Oudart quits ADB for supplier finance role at BNP Paribas

By |October 4th, 2018|

Sabine Oudart, relationship manager for the SCF risk distribution program at the Asian Development Bank in Singapore, has left to join BNP Paribas as director, supply chain finance.

Strong response to Fitch’s ‘loophole’ slur against SCF

By |August 16th, 2018|

Controversy continues to surround the negative comments on supply chain finance issues by Fitch Ratings last month.

TradeIx announces two hires for Singapore office

By |August 10th, 2018|

The developer of the TradeIx open blockchain system for trade finance is opening its new office in the city state’s financial district.

BNP Paribas launches SME lending fund in UK

By |July 30th, 2018|

The French bank’s asset management arm has been focusing on increased funding for smaller businesses on both sides of the Channel.

SCF provider Greensill gets $250m boost for expansion

By |July 19th, 2018|

New York p/e group General Atlantic has invested in the UK supply chain finance provider, which has expanded its range of working capital finance products.

Hong Kong to launch blockchain-backed trade finance

By |July 16th, 2018|

A total of 21 banks have signed up to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Ping An initiative to fund smaller businesses, which will launch next month.

SCF lifeline launches for Kenya’s small businesses

By |July 5th, 2018|

A cap on the country’s commercial interest rate in recent years has made many of the country’s banks reluctant to lend to SMEs.