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How Finance Roles Use FX Software for Transparency and Efficacy

                    In the world of corporate finance, proficiency in foreign exchange (FX) software can bridge gaps and create a financial environment of maximum transparency. Notable figures like Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates—the largest hedge fund in the world with over $150 billion in assets—have […]

Choosing the Right Financial Strategy: Intercompany Netting vs. In-House Banking

If you seek to optimize your organization’s financial obligations across subsidiary entities, understanding the concept of intercompany netting is essential. This method involves offsetting mutual payables and receivables among different entities within the same group, aiming to minimize the actual funds transferred between parties. When you master the intricacies of intercompany netting, including its operational […]

GPS + Corpay Announcement

  June 19, 2024   Today, I’m excited to announce that GPS Capital Markets has entered into an agreement in which Corpay, Inc. (NYSE: CPAY), a prominent global provider of employee expense management and corporate payments solutions, will purchase 100% of GPS Capital. As part of this agreement, GPS will become part of Corpay Cross-Border, […]

Interconnected Markets and Cash Flow Hedging Agility

Especially during the past year, unforeseen conflicts and shifting trade agreements create ripples and test GPS’ ability to predict and respond on the dot when market disruptions occur. While nobody has a crystal ball, cash flow hedging can anticipate and obviate losses. 

International Entertainment Company Substantially Reduces FX Risk with GPS’ Cash Flow Hedging Expertise

An industry-leading international entertainment company with annual revenues of $900 million operates with a significant presence in over 20 countries, with the European group dealing with five currencies due to its inflows and outflows from operations. Despite their robust market position, the company struggled with managing currency fluctuations and forecasting cash flows accurately in their […]

GPS Capital Markets Enters into Agreement to Be Acquired by Corpay

SALT LAKE CITY, June 19, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GPS Capital Markets, LLC, a leading fintech firm offering corporate foreign exchange services, announced entering into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Corpay, Inc. (NYSE: CPAY), a leading corporate payments company. This acquisition will bring tremendous benefits to GPS Capital Markets clients, including enhanced delivery […]

FX Market Brief: June 2024

The European Central Bank is now done with its hiking campaign with the current deposit rate at 4% – underlying inflation is smoothing, and the headline print is lowering towards the 2% target. Additionally, activity surveys across various sectors show a significant deterioration and diminishing credit availability.

From Chaos to Clarity: The Magic of Intercompany Netting

I’ve seen firsthand how overwhelming it can be for treasury departments to manage the avalanche of invoices that come with global companies’ intercompany transactions. The sheer volume and complexity can quickly become unmanageable without the right tools and expertise. I’ve also witnessed the incredible transformation that occurs when treasury departments leverage advanced technology and specialized […]