The treasury impact of JCI’s strategic transactions

In the summer of 2015, Johnson Controls International (JCI) announced that it would divest its Automotive Division via a spin off in a new publicly listed company: Adient. Shortly thereafter, JCI announced a merger with Tyco, a fire protection & security company. What was the impact of these strategic transactions on the treasury activities of the company?

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Gasunie in transit

Gasunie has managed the Dutch gas network since 1963, when natural gas was first produced at Slochteren. In recent years the energy mix has changed, with the focus now more on sustainable energy sources. But Gasunie has maintained its involvement, capitalizing on the key role that gas plays in the current energy transition. The changing strategy of this gas distributor has also had a bearing on the activities of its treasury department.

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VEON’s transformation to an optimized treasury

With more than 235 million customers worldwide spread across a diverse group of countries, VEON’s business is complex in nature. As a consequence, the organization instigated a large-scale transformational program in 2016, in order to take its financial function to a higher level. This also meant a radical change process for treasury activities.

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FMO: prepared for expectations and estimates

International Financial Reporting Standard 9 (IFRS 9) was announced in 2014 by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) as the successor to IAS 39. As of 1 January 2018, this comes into mandatory effect for financial and non-financial organizations. According to Paul Buijze, director of finance and mid-office at FMO, the Dutch development bank, IFRS 9 impacts “almost all processes and systems.” So how is this atypical Dutch bank preparing itself for the new IFRS 9 regulation?

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The hybrid role of Treasury at Boskalis

As a maritime multinational, Boskalis is involved in large scale projects all over the world. Due to the complexity of these projects, the Treasury department has a strategic role within the company and is a role model for other multinationals.

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