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White white paper explores hedge fund, buy-side trends toward active treasury management

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Integrated buy-side treasury management solutions provider Hazeltree has published a new whitepaper that explores the trends and benefits of active treasury management and the increased interest among buy-side firms in implementing a formal treasury function.

"The value of treasury management has an inverse relationship with the availability and cost of liquidity," said Sameer Shalaby, CEO of Hazeltree. "As the market and regulatory environments have evolved in the recent years, active treasury management has emerged as a best practice that is integral to operational efficiency, regulatory compliance, and, for those who manage it effectively, an additional source of alpha."

The white paper analyzes the historical trends and the changing regulations leading to the increased focus on active treasury management. Leveraging knowledge gained from years of experience serving buy-side firms, Hazeltree cites several factors affecting the buy-side, particularly hedge fund managers, that are driving the trend toward a much more strategic and active treasury function, like counterparty diversification and exposure, increased cost of financing, and generally increased regulatory demands.

The paper provides a detailed description of active treasury management including i......................

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