TXF France 2019
TXF France 2019 will take a focused look at the French export finance market, concentrating on the issues that matter. Hear from high-level speakers and get the chance to have your say in interactive sessions.
When Japanese brewer Asahi bought SABMiller’s central and European assets from AB InBev (ABI) for €7.3bn it made Asahi Group the third largest brewer in Europe. The deal was one of the most complicated in the history of brewing and Anthony Buchanan, treasurer of Asahi Breweries Europe, still has his work cut out.
Given global trade is under threat of fragmentation as protectionist tendencies grow, the International Working Group on Export Credits (IWG) is proving to be the cornerstone to having a more collaborative and productive discussion around rules for export credits.
Turkish banks and corporates have a good reputation for using technology to improve trade process and efficiency. In a discussion hosted by BNY Mellon in Istanbul in July, and moderated by TXF, banks and corporates discuss how SWIFT gpi technology could help with trade and also how Bank Payment Obligations (BPOs) – which Turkey was an early adopter – could be best used, if it isn’t overlooked.