Chris Paizis

Head of Corporate FX & International Banking at Absa CIB,

Articles

Africa: Navigating the Continent of Opportunity

From political instability to FX illiquidity, investing in Africa is not without its challenges. However, with untapped markets, high growth rates and a young population with an increasing spending capacity, investment...

Dealing with Challenging Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dealing with Challenging Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa   by Chris Paizis, Managing Principal, Barclays Africa  The African continent, much like any emerging market, faces a unique set of challenges...

The Growing Impact of Regulation and Technology

The Growing Impact of Regulation and Technology   by Chris Paizis, Head of Markets Distribution at Barclays Africa (ex SA) Banks are having to redefine themselves, looking five or 10 years ahead to make sure they...

Broad Corporate Strategy Required to Manage Emerging Market Risk

Broad Corporate Strategy Required to Manage Emerging Market Risk Treasury, liquidity and volatility in Africa by Chris Paizis, Head of Corporate and Rest of Africa Distribution, Barclays Africa  Many of the risks...

Banking Partner Key to Managing Risks of Expansion into Africa

Banking Partner Key to Managing Risks of Expansion into Africa by Chris Paizis, Head of sales, Africa (ex- SA) and Head of Corporate Sales SA, Corporate and Investment Banking division, Absa, a member of...

Don't Knock Derivatives

Don’t Knock Derivatives Absa Capital The global financial crisis has put derivatives firmly in the sights of regulators and media commentators, but for those who are charged with managing corporate treasury operations, it is important to cut through the hype and get a firm grasp of what these tools...