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Treasurer Search Newsletter April 2018

At the moment, stock exchanges are receiving plenty of attention: IPOs are scheduled (CEVA), postponed (Leaseplan) or even cancelled (Varo and Akzo). When Trump tweets, the stock markets drop. At the same time, supermarkets that are looking to increase their market share are extending their working capital by delaying payments to suppliers. And, as recruiters, we are constantly looking for treasury controllers and other specialists.

Enjoy April, on behalf of Team Treasurer Search, 
 
Pieter de Kiewit
pdk@treasurersearch.com / +31611119783
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It has been a while since we informed you about our team. Given that it is our goal to build long lasting relationships with the corporate treasury community, we think you should know (about) us. Investing in relationships helps us to better understand what you do and what drives you, thus making better and swifter matches. Consultants manage the process as a whole, our support help making it happen.

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Points to be considered by aspiring contractors (ZZP-er)

By Pieter de Kiewit

Every month I meet a few: people who are considering becoming a freelance contractor. During the crisis there were many who were between jobs, and now there are those who are done in their current position. As we recruit for permanent as well as for interim positions, we are often involved in the brainstorm. In this article I discuss the aspects that are almost always mentioned in our brainstorm.

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Buy now, pay sooner - dynamic dyscounting

Door Lionel Pavey

We live in a time of very low interest rates which translates to lower funding costs. However, at the same time, obtaining credit is becoming more difficult as banks are reluctant to lend in the ways that they did years ago. Credit is still available via other avenues – look at P2P lending for example. When all else fails, it is necessary to look at one’s own internal supply chain to see how financing can be facilitated. In this article on TreasuryXL I report on the practice of dynamic discounting.

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