What about Public-Private Partnership?

Origin and principle of Public-Private Partnership   Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are used to enable public authorities to call on private providers to finance and manage equipment or infrastructure contributing to the public service. This is a way of organising the public service but also a method of financing whereby the private service provider is … Continue reading What about Public-Private Partnership?

What about shadow banking ?

(French version below)   This mysterious term does not mean, as its name might suggest, an occult or illicit finance. In terms of weight, shadow finance represents half of the traditional banking system, equivalent to the annual global GDP. Shadow banking refers to all the activities that contribute to financing the economy but that are … Continue reading What about shadow banking ?

Fintechs : serious competitors for banks ?

We often hear about Fintechs but are they serious competitors for banks ?   Fintechs, standing for technologies of financing, are innovative companies, which use new technologies, mobile, or artificial intelligence, in order to provide financial services. The services most commonly offered are: crowdfunding, mobile payments or online banks. Fintech business is largely driven by … Continue reading Fintechs : serious competitors for banks ?

Toward a new SME financing model in France?

Toward a new SME financing model in France?   SMEs represent half of employment in France (1) but they are the one who struggle the most to finance themselves. Indeed, they keep being under developed and this partially due to a lack of adapted financing. The number of exporting SMEs is also too low and … Continue reading Toward a new SME financing model in France?