Key Ways to Build Bank and Rating Agency Relationships
What best practices can corporate treasury professionals employ to build good relationships with their banks and ratings agencies? Can you really have good working relationships given what’s at stake? Yes. But it takes dedicated time, effort and purpose.
Treasurers Relay Their Cash Management Concerns to Bankers
At the Cash Management Forum's most recent gathering, leading transaction bankers from over 35 North American banks listened to a panel of treasury executives arranged by Craig Martin, executive director of AFP’s Corporate Treasurers Council.
AFP Guide: How to Conduct a Successful Banking RFP
Conducting a request for proposal (RFP) for banking services is one of the most time-consuming tasks treasury teams face. In a new Treasury in Practice guide, underwritten by KeyBank, AFP provides treasurers with best practices for conducting a successful banking RFP.
How Could Fed Surcharges Affect Treasurers?
The Federal Reserve has proposed a rule that would impose surcharges on systemically important financial institutions. If implemented, it could have serious implications for corporate treasurers’ bank relationships. Here are three things treasurers can do to prepare.
Treasury Best Practices: Creating a Detailed M&A Plan
Integrating an acquisition or merger presents a complex challenge for the treasury organization. It is therefore imperative that treasury has a clear plan as to how it wants to integrate a new company, as well as a solid understanding of the complexities that may arise during integration.