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Receivables platforms- key considerations by Igor Zaks

Igor Zaks, Editorial Board Member of TRF News and President of Tenzor Ltd, describes below the key considerations for receivables finance platforms.  Recently, we saw significant growth of receivables based platforms. Several major trends contributing to its growth are: Covid-19 move to digitalisation. With less face-to-face contact and perceived reduction of relationship component, more companies consider digital platforms as an alternative to traditional banks and… Read More »Receivables platforms- key considerations by Igor Zaks

Supply chain finance - some thoughts about fundamentals Igor Zaks TRF News

Supply chain finance – some thoughts about fundamentals

Supply chain finance – some thoughts about fundamentals With recent events (Greensill, Carillion and Abengoa before), supply chain finance (SCF) got in the spotlight. Accountancy bodies (both IFRS and FASB) are looking into disclosure requirements, rating agencies (such as Fitch) into debt reclassifications, various government inquiries questioning its use, etc. While it appears so far knee jerk reaction was mainly avoided,… Read More »Supply chain finance – some thoughts about fundamentals

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Greensill – lessons in structuring and due diligence

Igor Zaks , President of Tenzor Ltd, published on the lessons from the Greensill crisis at TRF News, leading publication on factoring, supply chain finance, trade receivable securitization, and receivable based products Greensill – lessons in structuring and due diligence The collapse of Greensill Capital and the ripple effects from it caused multiple questions about underlying structures, roles of different… Read More »Greensill – lessons in structuring and due diligence

Greensill: Lessons, impact, and opportunities for insurers

Igor Zaks, CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd., published an article, Greensill: Lessons, impact, and opportunities for insurers at The International Union of Credit and Investment Insurers, Berne Union.Greensill Capital’s recent problems have highlighted the many different products and industries that were somehow featured in its structures. Supply chain finance and credit insurance were dragged into the discussion. Based solely on public… Read More »Greensill: Lessons, impact, and opportunities for insurers

Supply Chain Finance and Artificial Intelligence – a game changing relationship? article by Igor Zaks and Alexei Lapouchnian

Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. and Alexei Lapouchnian, Ph.D. published a new article, Supply Chain Finance and Artificial Intelligence -a game changing relationship? inReceivale Finance Technology Yearbook 2018 by BCR Publishing by BCR Publishing. The book is officially launched at RFIx Receivables Finance International Convention 14-15 March 2018 in London, UK. Link to the full article… Read More »Supply Chain Finance and Artificial Intelligence – a game changing relationship? article by Igor Zaks and Alexei Lapouchnian

Supply Chain Finance in the Context of Working Capital Management- report by Igor Zax

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., published a special report, Supply Chain Finance in the Context of Working Capital Management . The report, published in conjunction with BCR Publishing, covers industry structure, risk management, financing and operational aspects, the way companies viewed the product, as well as trade offs between dynamic discounting and supply chain finance products. The full… Read More »Supply Chain Finance in the Context of Working Capital Management- report by Igor Zax

Buyer Confirmed Receivables- Wider Market Implications- article by Igor Zax

Igor Zax, managing director of Tenzor Ltd, published a new article, Buyer Confirmed Receivables – Wider Market Implications , in the World Supply Chain Finance Report 2016, a major publication by BCR/Factorscan. The article is focused on use of buyer confirmed receivables across a variety of financing products, such as credit insurance, secularization, alternative fiance, distribution finance, as well as… Read More »Buyer Confirmed Receivables- Wider Market Implications- article by Igor Zax

Alternative invoice finance- areas for innovation- by Igor Zax

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., published a new article, Alternative invoice finance- areas for innovation in Trade and Receivable Finance news (TRF News). The article is published ahead of Alternative and Receivables Finance conference in London 11 May 2015 (organised by BCR Publishing), where Igor Zax will moderate a panel on Optimising product innovation and market differentiation in the… Read More »Alternative invoice finance- areas for innovation- by Igor Zax

Igor Zax published on Distribution Finance at Trade and Forfeiting Review

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., published an article, Receivable Finance: Distribution Finance at Trade and Forfeiting Review. The article is focused on changes in the distribution finance landscape and the way new developments such as Supply Chain Finance, Dynamic Discounting, credit insurance products, and overall changes in supply chain management can revolutionize this area. Published at TFR (www.tfreview.com)