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Corporate Liquidity

Solutions for Liquidity Management

The intrinsic value of a corporation is based upon its ability to drive free cash flow in a predictable fashion. Corporations today are challenged by manual processes, disparate systems and lack of workflow automation.

SunGard's AvantGard helps address these requirements by offering solutions designed to drive stringent treatment of trade receivables, sophisticated treasury and cash management and coordinated execution of payment processing with SWIFT connectivity.

The solutions can be deployed on premises, in a hosted environment or as a SaaS solution; each with a suite of services aimed at helping our customers minimize their IT burden and total cost of ownership.

White Glove Service

SunGard’s AvantGard solutions are supported by a global services team of over 300 domain and technical experts that offer a full range of services from business consulting and implementation to ongoing training, support and hosting.  Our managed services include routine upgrades, managed bank connectivity and managed risk scoring.

More than 2,250 organizations and more than 50,000 professionals in 40 countries rely on AvantGard.  The AvantGard customer community meets regularly to share best practices, to discuss emerging trends and to work with SunGard on future direction.

GETPAID Software Credit & Collections

SunGard's AvantGard GETPAID & Predictive Metrics offers credit risk analysis, credit scoring, collections management, dispute resolution and cash application processing.

Treasury & Risk Management

SunGard's AvantGard Treasury encompasses a full range of requirements for risk analysis, cash management, forecasting, treasury operations, and managed bank connectivity.

Payment Centralization

SunGard's AvantGard Payments suite of payments solutions helps streamline the processing of payments including managed bank connectivity with an embedded SWIFT service bureau.

ePayment Services

SunGard's AvantGard PayNetExchange solution offers a single payments execution platform including check processing, ACH, virtual card, wires and SWIFT payments.

Consumer Collections Scoring

Utilizing industry-specific models developed for early and late stage collections.
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By C.J. Wimley | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
COO for receivables,
SunGard's corporate liquidity business
What is required to collect cash on time? The answer is both simple and complex. To collect on time, a customer needs to pay on time (the simple); encouraging them to do so is rather more problematic (the complex). In the past, companies encouraged their customers to pay on time, or even early, using early payment discounts. While this may still be valid for some companies, every company is seeking to maximize its working capital, so early payment may be less attractive. So what processes should a collections manager alter to ensure that they get paid and on time? Firstly, companies are increasingly conscious of counterparty risk, and in many cases, the process of assessing potential customers and establishing appropriate exposure limits is being reviewed, resulting in more conservative policies and lower limits. One of the issues with a decentralized approach to credit and collections management is that it is difficult to ensure that a standardized approach to customer acquisition, mo

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Corporate Treasury Practices in the Middle East

By Paul Bramwell | Tuesday, April 01, 2014
senior vice president, treasury solutions,
SunGard's corporate liquidity business
We've seen a lot of development over recent years in terms of corporate treasury practices in the Middle East and we were delighted that two of our customers in Dubai were just recognised for their achievements in the ACT Middle East's annual awards. As such we wanted to gain the very latest insights and decided to run a market study in collaboration with Aite Group and the ACT Middle East. The results have just been published confirming our observations; that the majority of corporations in the Middle East do now have a treasury function set up and that many are indeed moving away from manual processes and bespoke software towards increasingly sophisticated methods of treasury management.The study uncovered that the top three treasury challenges are; increasing productivity, demonstrating treasury as a value generator rather than a cost centre and improving risk analytics. The study also found however that a significant number are still spending too much time using spread sheets a

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