Month: June 2022

Top Masters in Finance degrees of 2022

Good afternoon from London. We have just published our 2022 ranking of masters finance courses around the world. French business schools continue their winning streak, while London Business School retains its lead in providing programs for experienced professionals.

Demand for masters in finance qualifications remains strong, but business schools are facing more competition from other training providers.

Thank you for reading Business School Briefing and have a great week — Wai Kwen Chan and Andrew Jack

FT Masters in Finance rankings of 2022: the results are out

HEC Paris is number one in our league table of postgraduate finance courses for students with little or no experience and French schools take the top five places.

We also reveal the top three finance masters for those who already have professional experience in the sector.

You can learn how the tables were compiled, find out how business schools are tackling financial

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Sonovate: Why Is Business Finance Lagging Behind Embedded Finance?

Embedded finance is already bringing significant disruption to the consumer market. So why is business finance lagging behind?

Sonovate co-founder and co-CEO, Richard Prime
Richard Prime

This is the narrative explored here by Sonovate‘s co-founder and co-CEO, Richard Primewho delves into the success of embedded finance, and what the industry can take from that journey to better the business financing journey.

Sonovate itself is a tech-driven financing platform for businesses to access and manage their funding requirements through its app or via its API. Created to make it easier for businesses and individuals to run and manage their working lives, to date, the platform has funded over £2.5billion in over 40 countries.

The pandemic has shifted the needs and expectations of consumers when it comes to accessing finance, and indeed the way in which they do so. Over the past two years, embedded finance has flooded the consumer market, with services such as afterpay

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The Benefits of Having a Banking Expert on Your Side

A business banker has several benefits that can help you succeed. In addition to handling your business’ financial needs, they can advise you on the best ways to increase your profits and reduce expenses. A banking expert can help you determine your business’ strengths and weaknesses and suggest creative solutions based on their experiences with other clients. It would help if you also considered how the business banker could help you market your products and services and increase profits.

Primary duties of a banking expert

The primary duties of a banking expert include the following: contribute to branch sales objectives, identify customer problems and needs, and recognize cross-selling opportunities. Other duties include handling deposits and account requests, answering customer questions, providing consultation, and coordinating with senior management decision-makers. They also perform various tasks, including completing financial profiles, compliance, and risk management. These jobs also require advanced knowledge of banking systems Read more

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US failed to stop fraud in COVID business loans

A masked person walks past a sign that says "Store for Rent" with 1,000 square feet available and a phone number

A Store For Rent sign is displayed at a retail property in Chicago, on June 20, 2020. As much as 20% of a pandemic relief program to help small businesses is believed to have gone to fraudsters. (AP Photo: Nam Y. Huh)

June 14, 2022
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As much as 20% of a pandemic relief program to help small businesses is believed to have gone to fraudsters.

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PACT Capital’s Adam Mortanian Named to Forbes Finance Council

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adam Mortanian, Co-Founder and Managing Director of PACT Capitala leading mortgage banking and capital advisory firm, has been named to the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for executives in accounting, financial planning, wealth and asset management, and investment firms.

Mortanian was vetted and selected by Forbes Councils’ review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance includes a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“It’s truly an honor to be invited to join the Forbes Finance Council,” said Mortanian. “The Forbes name and brand are iconic and synonymous with financial knowledge and expertise. I’m excited to share ideas, best practices and thought leadership with my fellow council members and further cement the unique leadership role PACT Capital has established in the real estate lending space.”

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