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Swaps resources for CBRE

Access Chatham's resources for interest rate risk management, including swaps and caps.

The Chatham team enjoyed engaging with CBRE during our recent 3-part swaps training. Key takeaways from each session are below, and slides are available to download for reference. Please contact us if we can be of further assistance.

  • Part 1: Overview and pricing
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    • Topics covered:
      • The role of interest rate swaps in commercial real estate
      • The basics of swap mechanics and pricing​
      • How best to ensure efficient swap execution for borrowers​
  • Part 2: Legal documentation
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    • Topics covered:
      • How the legal documentation in a swap is structured
      • What an ISDA Agreement is and what is negotiable
      • Important terms to negotiate in an ISDA Agreement
  • Part 3: Prepayment and structuring
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    • Topics covered:
      • Swap prepayment costs
      • Strategies for reducing/eliminating prepayment risk on a swap
      • Considerations for swapping loans with floors

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  • Be confident. Know that you’re getting the best possible terms for your clients on their interest rate hedges.

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  • Maximize efficiency. Focus on what you do best: maximizing the value of your clients' real estate portfolio.

  • Save money. Minimize costs for clients with the most efficient pricing possible for derivatives transactions.

  • 4K+ Executed caps in 2020
  • 7K+ Executed swaps in 2019
  • $2B+ Notional transacted daily

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Chatham publishes the 10-year U.S. Treasury Bond, LIBOR, SOFR, Fed Funds, Prime, and SIFMA, as well as LIBOR/SOFR forward curves. You can also get quick indications with our interest rate cap and defeasance/yield maintenance calculators, all free to use.

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  • Chris Moore

    Managing Director
    Hedging and Capital Markets

    Real Estate | Kennett Square, PA

  • Matt Hoffman

    Regulatory Advisory

    Real Estate | Kennett Square, PA

  • Ken Richer

    Business Development

    Real Estate | Denver, CO

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Chatham Hedging Advisors, LLC (CHA) is a subsidiary of Chatham Financial Corp. and provides hedge advisory, accounting and execution services related to swap transactions in the United States. CHA is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a commodity trading advisor and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA); however, neither the CFTC nor the NFA have passed upon the merits of participating in any advisory services offered by CHA. For further information, please visit

Transactions in over-the-counter derivatives (or “swaps”) have significant risks, including, but not limited to, substantial risk of loss. You should consult your own business, legal, tax and accounting advisers with respect to proposed swap transaction and you should refrain from entering into any swap transaction unless you have fully understood the terms and risks of the transaction, including the extent of your potential risk of loss. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of Chatham Hedging Advisors and could be deemed a solicitation for entering into a derivatives transaction. This material is not a research report prepared by Chatham Hedging Advisors. If you are not an experienced user of the derivatives markets, capable of making independent trading decisions, then you should not rely solely on this communication in making trading decisions. All rights reserved.