Reconceiving the global trade finance ecosystem

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Trade finance does not work as well as it could, particularly for the millions of smaller businesses that help fuel the global economy. A new joint report sets out a vision for improving the ecosystem for all players.

Alternative financing in mining

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Many mining companies struggle to secure financing for capital-expansion programs. Miners must pull the full range of financial levers to see a potential of some $800 billion over the next ten years. Metals & Mining Insights Mining

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Fostering sustainable development through open data for finance

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Digital finance has many aspects that can improve the workings of emerging economies and further the cause of sustainable development.

What Is The Difference Between Margin And Markup In Finance?

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When talking about finance and accounting, there are a variety of terms to keep in mind. An easier way to view markup in finance and accounting is this: It is the extra percentage you charge your customers after you have factored in all the cost of goods.

10 Ways To Finance Your Business

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Unstable finances cause a great deal of stress on business owners, not to mention having to address the various concerns if they have employees on the payroll. Deciding whether to find financing for one’s business and how to choose the best option can be challenging. Magazine understands this and just released an article titled “10 Ways to Finance Your Business” including: Factoring – a finance method where a company sells its receivables at a discount to get cash upfront.

The Making of a Megadeal: Howard Ungerleider on the Merger of Dow and DuPont

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Corporate Finance Mergers & acquisitions Post merger managementThe CFO of Dow shares his experience of leading one of the most complex mergers and spinouts in history.

Samepage Secures Financing from Reflex Capital

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"From both a technological standpoint as well as a business standpoint, Samepage is ready to scale," said Ond?ej ej Fryc, Managing Partner at Reflex Capital. "Samepage has outstanding customer satisfaction metrics. Once you meet the engineering and support teams, you know why. It's exciting to see this level of talent and experience under one roof, and it'll be very exciting to watch them continue to innovate." " Language. Undefined

Tackle.io Closes Series B Financing from Andreessen Horowitz and Bessemer Venture Partners to Transform Digital Experience for Buying and Selling Enterprise Software

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Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, November 2021

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate Finance Strategy Economic StudiesIndustry indicators are broadly positive alongside persisting inflation; pandemic restrictions return to Europe; nations recommit to ambitious climate goals.

Kevin Hostetler of Rotork on accelerating growth

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy & Corporate Finance Corporate strategy GrowthThe CEO of the industrial-equipment supplier shares lessons from an ambitious organizational transformation.

Unlocking cash from your balance sheet

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate FinanceOpportunities to free up cash may be hiding in plain sight. Here are six strategies for releasing cash from your balance sheet.

Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, July 2021

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate Finance Economic Studies StrategyIndustrial activity strengthens and consumer demand returns while inflation accelerates; the pandemic wave worsens significantly.

The race to create a vaccine: A conversation with Frank D’Amelio

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Pharmaceuticals Strategy & Corporate Finance StrategyThe CFO of the pharmaceutical company talks about what it took to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, June 2021

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate Finance Economic Studies StrategyAs the global economy emerges from the worst of the pandemic, strong growth returns, accompanied by inflation.

The Committed Innovator: A conversation with Tanya Baker of Goldman Sachs Accelerate

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Innovation Corporate FinanceThe global leader of Goldman Sachs’ internal new business incubator on fostering innovation and entrepreneurial ventures within the firm.

Improving strategic outcomes with advanced analytics

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Strategic planningAI and machine-learning tools can enhance strategic planning.

Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, October 2021

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate Finance Economic Studies StrategyWith rising vaccination rates, surveyed economies are reopening more fully; industry and trade are expanding despite the pandemic’s knock-on effects.

The CEO agenda in 2022: Harnessing the potential of growth jolts

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Leadership Managing in Uncertainty StrategyDespite uncertainties, the US economy is robust. The year ahead could jolt further growth.

Simon Pryce of Ultra Electronics on growth

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Alliances Corporate Finance Mergers & acquisitionsHere’s how he turned an aggregation of acquisitions into a cohesive innovation engine.

When bigger isn’t always better

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Corporate FinanceThe recent spate of spin-off announcements reveals the limits of diversification as well as some of the potential value-creating benefits of separations.

Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, September 2021

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate Finance Economic Studies StrategyRapid growth and strong demand bump against pandemic-related disruptions; energy prices surge, but long-term inflation expectations remain moderate.

The 21st-century corporation: A conversation with Brian Chesky of Airbnb

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate strategy Managing in Uncertainty Corporate FinanceAirbnb’s CEO discusses how a company that flirted with demise during the pandemic turned its business around.

The Committed Innovator: A conversation with Amy Brooks of the NBA

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Innovation Managing in Uncertainty Strategy Corporate FinanceThe National Basketball Association’s chief innovation officer explains how the league seized opportunities presented by the past year’s disruption to test new ideas.

Putting stakeholder capitalism into practice

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Stakeholder management StrategyWhat does it mean to embrace stakeholder capitalism? Two experts explain the rationale and the steps.

Forward Thinking on globalization and the evolving role of corporate leadership in the 21st century with Matthew Slaughter

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Sounding the alarm on system noise

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Leadership Strategy Corporate FinanceDaniel Kahneman and Olivier Sibony, renowned experts in cognitive biases and decision making, explain how noise—or unwanted variability—clouds organizations’ judgments, and what to do about it.

From principle to practice: Making stakeholder capitalism work

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Social Sector Public Sector Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy Sustainability Corporate FinanceJust as with other business priorities, stakeholder capitalism is a matter of execution. Here are five steps to get it right.

Reports of corporates’ demise have been greatly exaggerated

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate FinanceAn analysis of 20 years of data on publicly traded companies and IPOs demonstrates that the drop-off in the number of listings is less steep than pundits would have you believe.

Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, May 2021

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate Finance Economic Studies StrategyAmid the agonies of a second pandemic year, the recovery gathers further momentum; business leaders and policy makers ponder rising inflation.

Climbing the private-equity learning curve

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Governance Corporate Finance StrategyCEOs who are used to engaging with public-company boards need a different playbook when it comes to private-equity boards. Here’s what they can expect.

The CFO’s role in capability building

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The finance leader is uniquely suited to provide the necessary combination of insights. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Big data Finance function LeadershipOrganizations developing new skills for the next normal must determine exactly how and where to invest in them.

Are you chasing the right digital assets?

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate strategySuccess in digital M&A requires a clear strategy that guides target selection, due diligence, and integration.

Unlocking value through divestitures: Can Indian firms seize the moment?

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights India Corporate Finance Corporate strategy StrategyDivesting is a strategic capability that can add significant value.

The role of ESG and purpose

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Regulatory strategyAnswering three questions about purpose and environmental, social, and governance issues can help business leaders zero in on what matters most for their organizations.

Boards and the cloud

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Digital strategy and organizationA shift to the cloud requires boards to weigh numerous implications, from the technology infrastructure to cybersecurity.

The corporation in the 21st century

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Global forcesShifts in how businesses create value and how it flows to households highlight the changing role of the corporation.

Innovation—the launchpad out of the crisis

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Innovation StrategyHow organizations can innovate their way into the postpandemic era.

Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, March 2021

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Economic Studies Strategy Corporate FinanceAmid a resurging pandemic, the economic recovery accelerates, pushed forward by demand and output from China and the United States.

In conversation: The impact of COVID-19 on capital markets

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Global forces Corporate Finance ValuationThe widening gap in performance and the valuation surge among a few elite companies demonstrate the pandemic-induced acceleration of trends.

Should you start issuing EPS guidance again?

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Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Corporate FinanceYou may have suspended the practice because of the COVID-19 crisis. But if you resume it now, you may miss an opportunity to improve communications with investors.