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Tribute to Theodore (John) Sheehy

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our founder, Theodore (John) Sheehy. Born in Michigan in 1931, he passed away on Monday, December 6th in Toronto, Ontario…Where he had made his home for over 50 years. He is survived by his beloved wife, Sheila as well as his children and grandchildren.

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Next wave innovations in supplier finance

Throughout this decade with the growth of buyer-led supply chain finance programs or buyer-sponsored early payment services, teamed with the increase in attention to SCF services in general, we have witnessed significant technological transformations within the industry.

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Supply Chain Resilience and Small Suppliers

A Bruising Market Hits the Smallest Hardest Peter Jacobstein, Chief Strategic Partnership Officer, The Interface Financial Group January 12, 2021 |   A recent Harvard Business Review article paints a dire picture for small and mid-sized suppliers (SMEs), and

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A Message from IFG: Coronavirus

Access to working capital has never been more critical for corporate buyers and their suppliers. Here’s what IFG is doing to help. First and most important, we hope you are healthy and safe.   We’re living through

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Virtual Cards and Early Payment Solutions

PETER JACOBSTEIN, Chief Strategic Partnership Officer, The Interface Financial Group February 10, 2020     B2B Virtual Card (V-Card) payments are attracting a lot of attention right now — from incumbent commercial payments providers and from fintech

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Risk Management in Early Payment Solutions

PETER JACOBSTEIN, Chief Strategic Partnership Officer, The Interface Financial Group January 14, 2020 Buyer-led early payment programs are growing fast.  Fully 55% of companies surveyed in PWC’s 2018/2019 Supply Chain Finance Barometer are running some form of

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