How do corporates issue new debt during a global pandemic? Two medical technology companies with immediate funding needs spoke to EuroFinance about the challenges they faced during unprecedented market disruption.
From cash investments to insurance renewals, treasurers are experiencing an environment not seen since 2008. While some lessons from history can be applied to the current Covid-19 crisis, other challenges are unique to today.
Even before the coronavirus crisis, technology’s impact on treasury is growing ever more profound and the tech sector itself is seeing new tools reshape the role and skills of treasury teams and related staff.
Even before the Covid-19 crisis, short-term interest rates were falling. Using a combination of swap strategies and emerging market deposits, large US companies are keeping cash and bond returns above market rates.