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ICD and The Carfang Group Introduce Beta(m)™ for Corporate Treasury Investing

(07/08/2020) New Quantitative Model Illuminates Money Market Investment Opportunities San Francisco – July 08, 2020 – ICD, corporate treasury’s trusted independent portal provider of money market funds and other short-term investments, and advisory firm The Carfang Group have developed a new quantitative model for assessing risk-weighted investment opportunities in money markets. The firms will introduce the  ...

2020-07-07T15:19:21-06:00July 8th, 2020|

Uber Highly Commended for Best Short-Term Investing Solution, using ICD Portal

(06/11/2020) San Francisco – June 11, 2020 – Uber, a global technology platform that uses a massive network, leading technology, operational excellence and product expertise to power movement from point A to point B, was highly commended by Treasury Today’s Adam Smith Award 2020 judges this week for Best Short-term Investing Solution, using ICD  ...

2020-06-11T07:58:52-06:00June 11th, 2020|

Money Fund Madness in March

Why the flood of corporate short-term investments out of prime money funds was borderline irrational—and what corporate treasury teams can learn from it. By Justin Brimfield | May 28, 2020 Although markets have now returned to a relatively normal state, movement in money funds bordered on irrational in March of this year. As the  ...

2020-05-28T16:17:05-06:00May 28th, 2020|

The Ultimate Short-Term Investment Stress Test

LESSONS FROM COVID-19 Treasurers were finding it hard enough to know where to invest their short-term cash before the pandemic hit. Now, the pressure is even greater. TMI speaks to five industry experts to discover how treasury professionals are responding to the financial impacts of Covid-19. We also ask what treasurers can do to ensure they have the  ...

2020-05-28T10:16:28-06:00May 28th, 2020|

Money Markets and the Human-Tech Connection

As investors seek shelter under the wing of money market funds during the current crisis, Tory Hazard, CEO of Institutional Cash Distributors, discusses the relationship between people and the systems that enable them to overcome the toughest obstacles. DOWNLOAD PDF

2020-05-28T10:15:33-06:00May 28th, 2020|

Money Markets Demonstrate Proof of Life

While money market mutual funds (MMFs) were one of the first casualties of the global financial crisis 12 years ago, they appear to be holding up a little bit better in the current COVID-19-triggered economic uncertainty. For one thing, MTS, part of London Stock Exchange Group, has launched MTS Depo, an electronic multilateral  ...

2020-05-07T15:23:56-06:00May 1st, 2020|

Tom Severance Joins ICD as Head of Global Account Management and Sales

(04/21/2020) San Francisco, April 21, 2020 -- ICD, corporate treasury’s trusted independent portal provider of money market funds and other short-term investments, has hired seasoned financial SaaS executive Tom Severance to lead its account management/sales team. Severance brings over 25 years of sales experience in the financial services sector.  “Tom leads with a deep understanding of  ...

2020-04-21T20:49:37-06:00April 21st, 2020|

Through the Portal: Opening the Door to Process Efficiencies at Drax

UK energy company Drax needed a new money market fund portal solution to improve their control environment, streamline their workflow and automate their manual processes. Lisa Dukes, Deputy Group Treasurer at Drax, outlines the benefits of choosing and implementing ICD Portal. DOWNLOAD PDF

2020-04-17T10:20:31-06:00April 17th, 2020|

Five Efficiency Checkpoints for Investment Portals

Companies using a TMS can turbocharge their cash investment process by onboarding with an independent investment portal, which costs the organization nothing but delivers so many benefits. If corporates are only using their banks to trade, they are in for a whole new level of selection and service using independent portals. These types  ...

2020-05-07T15:24:38-06:00April 3rd, 2020|

Thursday April 2nd – Networking Dinner

ICD & FEDERATED HERMES TREASURY NETWORKING DINNER Please join ICD and Federated Hermes for a treasury networking dinner. Guest speaker, Paige Wilhelm, Portfolio Manager at Federated Hermes, will discuss current market conditions and provide a 2020 outlook. Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:30PM Reception 6:30PM Dinner Hosted by: Grant Smith VP, Business Development, ICD  ...

2020-03-19T15:48:20-06:00March 9th, 2020|