Our team provides useful information to industry practitioners, through various articles, studies and research.

Redbridge at MPE Berlin 2024

It’s that time of the year again for the European Merchant Payments Ecosystems conference in Berlin, and Redbridge is delighted to announce that our payments expert, Gabriel Lucas, will be actively participating in two compelling sessions. We are excited to showcase his expertise and contribute to this significant event. 

Securing your initial bank loan early on: a way to secure growth

Several companies involved in the energy transition or tech have recently shown how it’s possible to secure bank financing at an early stage of their development, disrupting conventional credit analysis frameworks. How have they been able to secure their initial bank loan early on? By effectively communicating on their credit story. Their success is also down to their in-depth understanding of how banks work and their ability to garner support within these institutions, as Sébastien Loison and Harald Aschehoug, finance consultants at Redbridge, discuss in this article.

Bridging the Divide: Balancing Legacy Technology and Digital Transformation in Today’s Business Landscape

In a comprehensive exploration of digital transformation of legacy payments systems, Chaira Mekkaoui and Gabriel Lucas delve into critical considerations, covering security, risk management, compliance, architecture, organizational challenges, provider dynamics, and cost implications. Elevate your approach by incorporating their strategic recommendations, paving the way for a successful payment transformation.

The frontiers of innovation in B2B Payments

Digital payments have started to disrupt the B2B space, starting with those sectors where clients are relatively small and transaction value is low, and therefore, the customer journey is relatively close to B2C. Gabriel Lucas, Associate Director at Redbridge, examines the frontiers of innovation in B2B payments.

Expected rate cuts represent an opportunity for companies’ US cash management strategies

The prospect of monetary easing across the Atlantic in the coming months makes the adoption of an indexed, transparent mechanism for remunerating dollar deposits look like an attractive option. More generally, it’s a good opportunity for local treasurers to rethink their cash management strategies and how they manage their banking relationships. Take a look at our advice for 2024.

The fundamental differences between cash management in the US and in Europe

Sarah Gundle, project manager at Redbridge, sheds light on three surprising distinctions that European treasurers encounter when conducting operations across the Atlantic. From managing large volumes of checks to decoding intricate US account analysis statements and understanding the nuances of Earnings Credit Rates, Gundle provides valuable insights and practical solution to navigate in the U.S. banking landscape. 

“How companies can maximise the interest they earn on their cash deposits”

The recent banking turmoil reminds everyone just how important it is to be managing counter party risk. This disarray also demonstrates the strategic nature of deposits for financial institutions. According to Alexandre Bousquenaud, one of the key objectives treasurers should focus on in this environment is negotiating their yield on cash balances to take advantage of ongoing monetary tightening.

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