In a turbulent world, having access to funding that is accessible, flexible and well-priced has never been more important. We've seen a lot of global instability in the last year, from the Brexit vote to the US elections and a rise in protectionism around the world.
Against this backdrop, companies need to have appropriate funding and liquidity policies in place to help mitigate against any effects these risks could have on global and domestic debt markets. We're also seeing considerable divergence in the way companies access finding from different sources, as banking regulation changes the debt relationship New Zealand companies have with their traditional lenders.
In this year's PwC Debt Survey, we've seen those organisations that are proactively and strategically managing their debt aren't just financially better off, they're building resilience that can support their entire organisation.