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On the tenth day of Christmas my investment adviser gave me five tips on how to:

1. Aiming to have zero (minimal) spare cash in the countries where have the ability to move the cash freely by:  

  • sweeping all cash balances or overdrafts out of all countries where can move it
  • having a large Swingline loan credit facility so that can tap into this when needed, rather than holding large cash balances

2. Ensuring that you achieve full global visibility and understanding of your cash, see: particularly focusing on:

  • the efficiency of the systems and services to collect the cash balances data
  • effectiveness of your cash concentration structures

3. Accepting that returns on investment will vary and follow Standard Chartered’s Wealth Management Advisory group suggestions in 2021 focus on bonds, equities, and on Alternatives, see:

4. Wiping out your corporate pension deficit by following PWC’s advice in their Pension Funding Index report, see:

5. Making sure you use an efficient and comprehensive investment portal, see:

6. Evaluating how sustainable your investment policy really is, see:

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