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Working towards a central financial messaging hub for Swiss Re

Switzerland’s Swiss Re is the world’s second largest provider of reinsurance and insurance-related risk products. Traditionally the company insures events that can lead to huge losses, such as natural disasters. Two years ago, this reinsurer decided to further strengthen its payment processes.

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A spin-off for AkzoNobel’s treasury

Dutch company AkzoNobel is known worldwide for its coatings and specialty chemicals for both industry and consumers. As part of a new strategy to accelerate growth and value creation, the multinational decided to spin off its chemicals division. The challenge was to do this in just eight months. How did AkzoNobel’s treasury manage to split its activities into two?

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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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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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Sanofi: overcoming complexity to implement a global payment factory

When the multinational pharma company Sanofi set out to implement a global payment factory based on SAP, the sheer size and scope of the project made it seem a Herculean task. But with meticulous planning, the right expertise and skilled team-building, the treasury team achieved a very successful outcome.

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