Posts Tagged ‘transaction banking’

This week I’m in Singapore, which provides a beautiful backdrop for Sibos 2015, the annual conference that brings together thousands of business leaders, decision makers and topic experts from a range of financial institutions, market infrastructures, multinational corporations and technology partners. This year’s conference theme is connect, debate and collaborate and takes place at a […]

Oct 13th, 2015 | Filed under Compliance, Corporate Banking, FinTech, Uncategorized

I’m in the midst of writing a Celent research report on how corporate banking is faring amid increasing economic, regulatory, competitive, and technology headwinds. Part of my research includes looking at the performance of 20 of the top global banks over the past 10 years. Four of these banks are headquartered in China, a country […]

Sep 2nd, 2015 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking

Last week I joined Celent’s banking practice as a Senior Analyst covering Corporate Banking. I join fellow corporate banking analysts, Gareth Lodge and Jim O’Neill. Gareth covers payments back office, payments infrastructures, and payments connectivity. Jim covers core systems modernization, the impact of cloud computing, and treasury management technology. My coverage will be focused on […]

Jun 12th, 2015 | Filed under Corporate Banking

Stick with me on this – all will become clear! So, I suspect we all have the same conversations at parties when making small talk with people you’ve just met – “…and what do you do?” There’s the standard work answer: “We help banks make the right technology purchases for their business. We start with […]

Mar 16th, 2015 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking

Based on my research, Chief Operating Officers (COO) of Transaction Banks are focusing on: > Integrating cash and trade management functions. > Aligning business units on same performance targets (i.e., same P&L) to ensure integration of functions. > Educating sales reps to understand their clients’ business processes. > Consolidating IT systems to extract data and […]

Apr 16th, 2010 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking

The requirements of transaction services by corporate clients are all centered on the prerequisite of a strong relationship level. They expect their bank to play a partnership role by presenting strategic vision and commitment to the transaction services business. Building strong transaction services capabilities requires the ability to meet the requests of large corporate clients, […]

Sep 3rd, 2009 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking

At Celent we are recording a constant trend among financial institutions to concentrate their cash management and trade finance offerings. This falls under the umbrella of Global Transaction Banking (GTB). That this interest is driven by a business imperative becomes immediately evident when we learn that, for instance, Deutsche Bank has experienced a 20% increase […]

Jul 3rd, 2009 | Filed under Corporate Banking

The press seems to focus a lot of its coverage on competition for retail banking business in Asia, but from where I sit it looks as though the corporate banking side is at least as hot, if not more so. One reason is that retail products and services are already fairly well developed in the […]

Jun 21st, 2009 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking