Strategy and Business Development
Evaluate and develop the business portfolio: customer / product mix, competitive analysis, launch of new products, margin analysis, technology watch (blockchain, IA).
Which product for which client?
Profitability assessment. Where should resources be deployed?
« Proof of concept » projects, technology watch
CIB treasury management
Refinancing and ALM strategies, liquidity ratios optimisation (LCR), transfer pricing policies between profit centres
What is the cost of the addressable liquidity?
Do profit centres properly incorporate liquidity costs?
Where should resources be allocated?
Corporate treasury: what’s the right risk / return equilibrium?
Risk assessment (credit, secured funding etc) Implementation of multi-currency funding, banking risk assessment
What are the hidden costs in a post-2008 treasury environment?
What opportunities in a multi-currency mix?
Stock Lending/Borrowing, Repo: how to monetize an inventory
Inventory management and optimisation, opportunity detection and assessment, implementation of an internal/external solution
How to improve returns from asset management?
How to monetise a HQLA inventory?
How to implement the SFTR directive ?
Risks : evaluate, measure, hedge
Market and operational risks, other risks (reglementary, fiscal, commercial)
Are all trading risks properly accounted for?
Are risk limits properly dimensioned?
Is return on equity up to expectations?
Operations: securing front-to-back STP
Assessment of existing channels (stocks, derivatives, OTC…), front/middle/back governance
Is automation sufficient?
Resource allocation for higher operational efficiency