The Benche, an open information and networking platform from SEB, now encompasses cash management in addition to trade finance. Topics discussed on the new section include cash and liquidity management, working capital management, billing and supplier invoice handling and risk management.
Targeting cash management professionals, treasury directors around the globe and small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the platform provides valuable insight and information on new local, regional and international rules and regulations, daily cash management news, single euro payments area (SEPA) webinars, country reports and analysis, as well as experts’ blogs and an extensive frequently asked questions (FAQ) section.
The Benche, which was launched in November 2008, is now an established source of information for the industry, consisting of more than 2,800 registered members and attracting over 12,000 hits every month. The platform helps professionals in the trade finance and cash management space to access high-quality information, meet peers and share experiences. They can also generate new business opportunities.
Håkan Aldrin, director, The Benche, SEB, said: “Extending the information on The Benche to cash management is an exciting and major step, and treasurers and finance directors now need to look no further. Professionals in both areas have a strong need for networking, and they can now create synergies by working closer together than ever before. We are convinced that the additional information available on The Benche now will further stimulate discussion in the worldwide financial community, and we will continue to add new content and develop new services for our members.”
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