Paris-based Alstom, a provider of technologically advanced products and systems for the world’s energy and transport infrastructure, has gone live with FXpress Corporation’s First Treasury Workstation. Alstom joins a growing list of European clients and the relationship represents for FXpress another step towards plans for advancement into the international market. First Treasury Workstation is a web-based treasury management system with integrated functionality for foreign exchange, commodities and interest rate exposure management. The system includes integrated global exposure management capabilities, accounting, auditing for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, integrated market data, and other functionality for the front-to-back-office processing of exposures and derivatives.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
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Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.