James Boorman, 22 years in the Financial Markets in London trading many different products from FX to Interest Rates to Commodities to Futures and Options, before being relocated by Credit Agricole in 2007 to Johannesburg as an Investment Banker, Head of their Financial Institutions Department, sub-Saharan Africa. He now spends his time with his family in South Africa whilst advising on Project and Corporate Finance deals. He adds significant value in the foreign exchange value chain to those companies who do not have the necessity or resources to justify a full time Treasury professional or department, but still need to ensure that their market risks are managed (and their sleep patterns undisturbed). You can follow James on Twitter.
The issue with Law is that any document is really only worth as much as you are willing to throw at defending it in court. So at this stage think David vs Goliath - it’s the detail you put into your agreements that could be the difference between you having a slingshot or not. Often it’s only the detail that stops a larger party from walking into Court….
In the latest of a series of fascinating and insightful guest blogs that look at issues around financial management for women entrepreneurs, this week our focus is on understanding what exactly you need in your financial armoury and the benefits of shopping around for the right source of banking support.
In the latest of a series of guest blogs that look at issues around financial management for women entrepreneurs, this week our focus is on understanding how Compound Interest works, and why it is so important to keep your friendly Banker on side.
In the latest of a series of guest blogs that look at issues around financial management for women entrepreneurs, this week our focus is on understanding how to value your company. I want to sell 25% of my company to a friend - just how much is my company worth?
In the latest in a series of informative guest blogs that look at issues around financial management issues for women entrepreneurs, this week we get a better understanding of Incoterms why they matter to Lionesses, particularly for those businesses that import and export.
In the third of a fascinating series of guest blogs simplifying issues around financial management for all those women entrepreneurs who are looking to import and export in their business, this week the focus is on the importance of having a foreign exchange plan and sticking to it.
In the second of a series of guest blogs that look at issues around financial management issues for entrepreneurs, this week we get to grips with FX Forwards. We get a better understanding of what it could mean for all those women entrepreneurs trying to balance their import and export ambitions with good foreign exchange risk management.