We hedge just about everything
Towards the end of 2007 Ingram Micro was confronted by the departure of its European treasury controller.
The timing could hardly have been worse, just before the end-of-year accounting period. Laurens Tijdhof, a partner at Zanders, received a phone call asking whether an interim consultant was available quickly who could not only help with closing the books, but could also input some extras in the field of best market practices.
Consultant Jaco Boere fitted the profile and is still fulfilling the role.
Finding new financing; a success
It can take three to six months to raise financing although under the present economic conditions it sometimes takes longer.
With help from Zanders Corporate Finance, HYET Sweet did it significantly faster. This enabled the company to develop within a few months into the premier challenger in the European market for sugar substitutes.
convenience, benefit and improvement
Bank connectivity for Unilever: convenience, benefit t and improvement The products of multinational Unilever are obtainable worldwide. The company sells brands including Calvé, Ben & Jerry’s, Ola, Robijn and Rexona to large customers like Albert Heijn and Wal-Mart, but also to small mom-and-pop shops in cities like Mumbai and Cape Town. Thanks to SWIFT it has become a lot easier to manage the amounts paid by these large and small customers.
Tailoring treasury best practice for humanitarian needs at the ICRC
When cash flows grew more than four-fold in the space of just a few years, the International Committee of the Red Cross realised it was time to reassess its financial structure and needs.
So how did Zanders devise a tailored treasury strategy review that best ensured security while enhancing global operations as well as optimising liquidity and FX risk management?
Heineken is centralising its worldwide treasury processes
Beer giant Heineken is centralising its worldwide treasury processes more and more. To support this, Heineken decided to implement SAP Treasury at its head office in Amsterdam. And presented Zanders with the challenge of installing SAP Treasury in compliance with Heineken’s requirements in the space of nine months. Heineken was satisfied, the implementation went exactly according to plan and also stayed within the budget.