ChathamDirect financial risk management platform
SummaryYou can run your financial risk management program more quickly, confidently, and cost effectively with ChathamDirect, Chatham's end-to-end SaaS solution.
Strategy requires insight
Your treasury risk system should go beyond automating processes — it should enable all your risk management objectives. With ChathamDirect, you gain big-picture visibility into your hedging program with instant insight into cash flow forecasts, balance sheet exposures, hedge requests, and more, so you can:
Easily analyze risks and compare against your objectives
View recommended trades based on your risk management objectives
Streamline your program with straight-through processing
Demonstrate program impacts with enhanced management reporting
ChathamDirect makes it easy to manage your exposures, hedging policies, execution, valuations, and hedge accounting compliance. A streamlined workflow, complete post-trade automation, and robust exposure analytics make it the preferred tool for global treasury teams.
Capture and analyze FX exposures
Easily gather and consolidate cash flow forecasts and balance sheet exposures from your global business units to streamline your processes. ChathamDirect’s SaaS platform lets you view and analyze your total exposure anywhere, at any time.
Validate exposures and view hedge coverage
Quickly validate the accuracy of your exposure data and compare hedge coverage to policy to see the current state of your hedging program. Configure the view of your data and compare against previous forecasts and balances.
Make better hedging decisions
Easily analyze exposure at both the currency and operational level. ChathamDirect’s workflow and analysis tools will recommend hedges to help you meet hedging policy targets.
Capture trade requests
Trade requests can be queued as part of your approval process so you can make sure you’re getting local entities the hedges they need. A simple review and approval process gets you to hedge execution quickly.
Straight-through processing provides seamless integration into major trading portals for error-free hedge execution. Executed trades are pulled back into ChathamDirect automatically.
Manage the trade lifecycle
Manage confirmations, inter-company trades, valuations and settlements. Trades in ChathamDirect are valued automatically using integrated market data.
Automate hedge accounting
ChathamDirect simplifies hedge accounting with streamlined workflows and predefined treatments. Automated period-end processes put you in “review mode” saving you time and effort.
Access flexible reporting
In addition to on-screen dashboard and analytics, ChathamDirect’s flexible report builder formats your data to give you real-time visibility into your hedging program. Report packages and favorites quickly give you a complete view of your portfolio.
Explain FX results
ChathamDirect helps explain unexpected FX gains and losses in your balance sheet hedging program. Quickly understand the effectiveness of your risk management program and share results with stakeholders.
Count on a secure, accessible platform
ChathamDirect is committed to providing the most accessible and secure experience possible. With an historical up-time average of 99.9% and using the latest industry-standard encryption methods including TLS 1.2 and AES-256, your hedging program is always up and running.
Benefit from a unique, integrated model
ChathamDirect is built and supported by financial risk experts who can configure it to seamlessly integrate with your existing platforms and processes. With Chatham’s unique mix of advisory, operational support, and technology, you can access all the services required to run an effective risk management process: treasury risk advisory, hedging, hedge accounting, valuations, compliance, technology, reporting, and more. Select just the resources you need and then scale up or down as your needs change.
Ready to talk about automating your risk management program?
If financial risk management is a meaningful part of your treasury program, we should talk.
Contact us now to schedule a demo of ChathamDirect.
Our featured insights
Video | Make better, faster FX decisions
View this two-minute video and see how your treasury team can streamline data availability, improve data accuracy, and quickly get the answers you need to make the best decisions.
ChathamDirect Product Update: Q1 2023
To deliver on the advantages clients gain from our seamless integration of advisory, operations, and technology, the ChathamDirect team continually enhances our platform, streamlining the way users manage their exposures, hedging policies, execution, valuations, and hedge accounting.
The ChathamDirect homepage and notifications center
The new ChathamDirect homepage is designed to promote action, giving you one page where you can access market data, transaction data, system reports, quick links, and the latest insights from Chatham.
- Post Date
- Mar 20, 2023
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- Post Date
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