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Download pdf Innovative instant payments solution offers SumUp a new competitive edge

In 2020, SumUp partnered with Deutsche Bank to accelerate its pay-outs to merchants. Deutsche Bank combined its innovative instant payment services with the unique POS solution to shift SumUp to instant payment execution – becoming one of the very first FinTech players to do so in the process

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Responsible innovation Responsible innovation

How can you connect four billion accounts globally in an instant? It’s the bold vision of SWIFT CEO, Javier Pérez-Tasso, who tells Clarissa Dann about the responsibilities of a cooperative that creates mutual benefit for the financial community

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Fast-forwarding capital markets Fast-forwarding capital markets

In today’s business environment, investment firms need to be able to make quicker decisions, remove latency and eliminate manual tasks. flow’s Janet Du Chenne reports on how BNY Mellon’s technological transformation has enabled it to help clients achieve this

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Goodyear’s new tracks for cross-currency liquidity Goodyear’s new tracks for cross-currency liquidity

Goodyear’s treasury team partnered with Deutsche Bank to introduce an automated cross-currency liquidity structure. flow explores how this new solution helps the treasury team reduce operational risk and bolster operational efficiencies

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Digital mortgages come of age Digital mortgages come of age

Covid-19 disruption has pressured industries previously reliant on manual processes to move towards new technologies that function and deliver on their contractual obligations. flow’s Janet Du Chenne assesses how the pandemic and structural changes in the US residential mortgage industry have accelerated the shift from a manual, paper-oriented and in-person set of practices to a process that utilises digital technologies

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Schüco shows inefficiency the door with an automated, streamlined treasury Schüco shows inefficiency the door with an automated, streamlined treasury

Schüco, a leading supplier of windows, doors and façades, joined forces with Deutsche Bank and BELLIN to standardise its cash management processes across 40 subsidiaries in 30 countries

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Mondi’s Unified Banking Integration project Mondi’s Unified Banking Integration project

Mondi is an international packaging and paper company with a workforce of around 25,000 people, operating from over 100 locations in over 30 countries with key markets in Central Europe, Russia, North America and South Africa

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Grasshopper Solar takes leap forward in expansion projects Grasshopper Solar takes leap forward in expansion projects

Deutsche Bank recently assisted Grasshopper in their growth plans to support energy solutions for residential homeowners and corporations

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Nature of the beast Nature of the beast

How do commodity-backed structures work in the face of adversity? flow’s Clarissa Dann takes a closer look at Ukrainian metals and mining group Metinvest, and how it worked with its financiers to stay on its feet after a commodity price collapse, geopolitical turmoil and an economic downturn

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University challenge University challenge

Ghana’s dependence on raw commodity exports has done little for its economy or its food security. It still imports most staple foodstuffs. flow reports on how export credit agency financing is building a university dedicated to sustainable development and agribusiness

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Optimising treasury: transparency and control in cash management Optimising treasury: transparency and control in cash management

OSRAM’s growing operations in Malaysia required the support of a fully automated cash management solution that integrated seamlessly into the company’s existing SAP system – to optimise payment process and achieve increased visibility of, and control over designated accounts

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Through the turbulence Through the turbulence

The airline industry is facing disruption and squeezed margins as new payment methods and business models emerge. flow’s Clarissa Dann finds out from IATA’s Javier Orejas how innovations in domestic and cross-border payments are creating new opportunities for both IATA and the airline industry that it serves

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Blue-sky thinking Blue-sky thinking

How can China maintain the war on smog yet ensure steady supplies of home-produced aluminium? flow’s Clarissa Dann investigates how prepayment finance supported Qiya in honing its low-cost, reduced-emissions technology

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Turn on the taps Turn on the taps

24-hour drinking water for more than 300,000 Nairobi residents will soon become a reality, thanks to the prioritisation of water projects by the Kenyan government. flow’s Clarissa Dann reports on how structured export financing of the Ruiru II dam is making a vital contribution

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Trade finance and the blockchain – three essential case studies Trade finance and the blockchain – three essential case studies

What do exports of milk products to the Seychelles, Japanese machinery to Australia, and flowers to Kenya have in common? They were supported by trade finance completed on the blockchain. flow’s Clarissa Dann explains their significance for trade and the outlook for 2018

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Barista of treasury Barista of treasury

Coffee is second only to oil in the pecking order of most traded commodities, and coffee corporates need treasury systems equipped to deal with OTC derivative contract regulation, not to mention complex global supply chains. flow’s Clarissa Dann reports on how Neumann Kaffee Gruppe rose to the challenge

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From the rubble From the rubble

Structured export finance is just one of the areas of Deutsche Bank’s global transaction banking business grounded in positive impact – including hospitals, railways and local market buildings in emerging economies. flow’s Clarissa Dann reports on two transformational projects in Ecuador

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Long-distance caller Long-distance caller

Australian telecommunications provider Telstra transferred its American Depositary Receipts programme to Deutsche Bank in October 2016, after 19 years with the previous bank

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New cash pooling solution in Korea New cash pooling solution in Korea

Domestic and cross-border cash pooling is not commonly used in Korea due to complicated regulatory and tax implications. Deutsche Bank implemented a innovative priority based-pooling and ‘Cover and Reverse’ solution for Atlas Copco Korea to handle the issues

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Efficiency through a global coverage concept Efficiency through a global coverage concept

Founded in Denmark in 1901 ISS A/S is one of the world’s leading facility services companies, with over 500,000 employees in 75 countries. ISS has also been operating in the German market since 1960

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Optimising International Cash Management Optimising International Cash Management

QIAGEN is one of the world‘s leading biotechnology companies. Operating in over 130 countries, the group provides over 500,000 clients with a broad portfolio of sample and assay technologies for molecular diagnostics, academic and pharmaceutical research, in addition to applied testing, for example, in forensic science

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Automation of central treasury management Automation of central treasury management

Schüco is one of the leading suppliers of high-quality window, door and façade systems made from aluminium, PVC-U and steel. In the past, cash management processes with foreign subsidiaries were complex and often lacked clarity. Automated integration solutions have enabled Schüco to standardise and optimise its treasury processes

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Payment factory for a complex company structure Payment factory for a complex company structure

Lufthansa is the world’s largest aviation group by turnover, and the leading airline group in Europe. The group is split across three strategic divisions: Hub Airlines, Point-to-Point Business and Service Companies. To enable central control of the global payment transactions of all Lufthansa’s companies, and to reduce complexity, the group relies on a payment factory

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HCL Technologies HCL Technologies

Deutsche Bank provided a solution that allowed its client to implement an integrated online FX platform, reduce costs and centralise payments

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PT Huawei Tech Investment, Indonesia PT Huawei Tech Investment, Indonesia

A financing solution that raised the client’s credibility and traction in the competitive telecoms market

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Hindustan Unilever Hindustan Unilever

Deutsche Bank provided its client with a solution that enabled the company to support its international and domestic payments, including tax payments

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ARM for SEPA ARM for SEPA

PayPal delivers a product ideally suited for small businesses, online merchants, individuals and others currently underserved by traditional payment mechanisms

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