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Technical Aspects in Open Account Receivables Finance Seminar

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Hilton Garden Inn
Zagreb, Croatia,

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Hilton Garden Inn

Zagreb, Croatia,

Solutions for continued growth in challenging times 

Following the Trade and Receivables Finance Summit in CEE, FCI Academy will host the Technical Aspects in Open Account Receivables Finance Seminar on 8-9 March 2023 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Zagreb, Croatia. 

Effective cash flow is essential for any business to thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Receivables financing arrangements, in which companies assign their receivables for liquidity, are becoming increasingly important to sustain growth, especially during challenging times.   
This one-day seminar will guide you through the world of receivables finance including: the different products & variations of supply chain finance; risk management and insurance considerations in receivables deal structuring; invoice discounting, factoring, payables finance and reverse factoring. 

The comprehensive program provides insights into the priorities influencing SMEs’ financial choices and showcases the latest technology-enabled business development models.  


  • Mr. Panos Papatheodorou, Head of Investment Committee, R.E.F. Real Economy Fund AIF V.C.I.C. Ltd. / Education Committee Chairman & Executive Committee Member, FCI
  • Mr. Peter Mulroy, Secretary General, FCI
  • Ms. Aysen Cetintas, Education Director, FCI
  • Mr. Spyros Tsolis, Deputy Education Director, FCI
  • Ms. Monica Martin Blanco, Supply Chain Finance Consultant, FCI
  • Ms. Rada Savic, Commercial Manager GTB, OTP Banka Srbija, Serbia
  • Ms. Nives Rudez, Director, Factoring Department, OTP Banka, Croatia
  • Mr. Alexandros Kontopoulos, CEO, NBG Factors
  • Mr. Philippe Gresta, Head of International Relations, BNP Paribas Factor, France
  • Mr. Federico Avellan Borgmeyer, Chief Partner Officer, Efcom


Book your stay at the Hilton Garden Inn in Zagreb, Croatia, before 24 February 2023 to get this special discounted rate of EUR 125 per night for a standard room!

Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb offers modern rooms and pays special attention to comfort, with decoration and carefully selected details giving focus to the rest and creative work of each guest. Free high-speed internet is available in all rooms and all hotel areas. Please book your hotel accommodation via the Hilton Garden Inn website hereIf you are having issues with the link, please get in touch with the hotel directly at

Trade and Receivables Finance Summit in CEE

FCI, in partnership with EBRD and the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, has organised the Trade and Receivables Finance Summit in CEE, taking place on 7-8 March 2023 in Zagreb, focusing on Central and South-Eastern Europe.

The conference will allow participants to network in person and discuss the latest developments in factoring and receivables finance taking place in the region.

Leading industry professionals from around the region will be gathering to discuss business and regulatory developments, the state of the economy in the region, Islamic International Factoring, the receivables finance industry in 2023 and beyond, and the digital revolution and the impact of ESG on the industry. Make sure you attend this event and be a part of the conversation.

In Partnership with


The EBRD was created in April 1991 to 'foster the transition towards open market-oriented economies and to promote private and entrepreneurial initiative'.

The Croatian Chamber of Economy

The Croatian Chamber of Economy is the largest business network in Croatia.

Gold Sponsors


Software Solution for Commercial Finance, SCF, Leasing & Loans


efcom is one of the leading providers of factoring software in Europe—with 40 customers in 11 countries and more than 20 years of experience.


International Fintech solutions provider enabling clients to realize value through the provision of operational platforms, data insights, digital experiences & domain knowledge.

Silver Sponsors


COMARCH is one of the biggest IT companies in Europe and carries out projects for the leading Polish and global brands in the most important sectors of the economy. 


Lendscape is the world's leading technology vendor for all forms of secured finance.

OTP Banka

OTP banka is the fourth largest bank in the Croatian banking market, with the total assets of EUR 7,7 billion.