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Faisal Sheikh

25 years: Wealth and risk management specialist

In the first of this two-part series on the collapse of Greensill Capital, Faisal Sheikh outlines the main service they provided; supply chain financing, as well as discussing who the main players involved in the collapse were.

In the first of this two-part series on the collapse of Greensill Capital, Faisal Sheikh outlines the main service they provided; supply chain financing, as well as discussing who the main players involved in the collapse were.

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Collapse of Greensill Capital I

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Greensill Capital entered administration in March 2021 owing an estimated £2.7bn to creditors, threatening 50,000 jobs worldwide. Greensill Capital provides supply chain financing to firms that traditionally had a delay between shipping goods and receiving payment. Greensill would pay the suppliers and then the customers would settle with Greensill at a later date. Greensill packaged the invoices into securities that they would then sell to investors, using the proceeds to pay suppliers.

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  • Understand supply chain financing (factoring), the service Greensill Capital provided

  • Outline the main players involved in the collapse of Greensill Capital

  • Outline the concerns had been raised about Greensill Capital

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Faisal Sheikh

Faisal Sheikh

Faisal is a wealth management professional has spent almost 30 years working in the field of risk management, risk control, internal auditing in the financial services and public sector. Most recently, Faisal was the Head of Risk for the Wealth Management business of UBS in the UK. He has also extensive international experience across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa. He has also a served as CISI operational risk expert panel member.

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