Corporate Financing – Tools and Techniques
  • Cash Management - Treasury management: - Master cash management techniques: cash pooling, SEPA, etc. - Master the nature of regulations and treatment techniques - Know and be able to use the operational levers of cash optimization - Know the banking procedures and conditions, scale of interests - Understand payment modes and know how to contribute to their development
  • Financing through debt - Know the main LT and CT funding tools and levers, the reasons for favoring debt
  • Public institutions and entities - Know institutions and bodies (Public organizations): Financial Markets Authority (France, International), Accounting Standards Bodies, IASB, EFRAG, Competition Authority, Parliamentary Committees, etc

Target audience

- Bankers / Account Managers
- Chartered Accountants, Statutory Auditors
- Financial Directors and Controllers
- Treasurers

2 day

New training


Having completed the “Reading and Understanding the Financial Statements” module.


– Get a better understanding of a company’s financial needs
– Know the various funding tools available, how they work, the actors and the associated risks
– be able to measure their impact on financial statements and make financing decisions

Detailed content

> What is at stake

– Business financing and associated risks
– Business failure, prevention and resolution of difficulties
– Financing techniques, selection criteria and consequences

> Methods of financing

– Evaluate funding on all relevant characteristics
– Criteria for choosing between debt and capital
– Hybrid debt and equity loans

> Financing investment

– The different types of bank loans for investments
– The characteristics of leasing and financial leasing
– Financing provided by Bpifrance and EIB
– Sale and lease back, back-to-back leasing, and long-term leasing
– Financing aspects of business takeover and transfer
– The special case of Public Private Partnerships

> The financial market and the actors

– Financial system, capital market, government interventions
– The case of direct financing on the primary market and private placements
– The role of financial institutions and intermediated financing
– The bank and its legal framework
– Prudential constraints, particularly Basel

> Working capital financing

– Factoring of trade receivables, the French “Dailly” and factoring
– Collateral for inventories, reverse factoring, export financing and insurance, and securitization of receivables

> Short term financing

– Treasury financing: cash facility and overdraft
– Special credits: seasonal credit, spot credit and global operating credit

> Other financing means

– Vendor credit, the “Macron law” loan, cash pooling, LBO and credit insurance
– Hedging of interest rate risk and tools to control the cost of financing,
– Bank guarantees, and special cases

Why should you attend?

This training will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to implement a corporate financing policy, monitor its relevance, and master its financial communication.

Training methods and assessment

All chapters are organized according to the same architecture with a lively, visual and dynamic content together with several simplified real cases.
Glossary provided.
Assessment questionnaire.
A training certificate is delivered at the end of the session.

The trainer is available by e-mail and telephone to answer any follow-up questions participants may have.


1630 € Excl.VAT – 1956 € Incl. VAT



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Jonathan C.