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    Third-Party Swaps: we’ve got control issues

    See how introducing Third-Party Swaps into the mix may seem simple at first, but can result in control issues for one of the bank’s greatest assets – its customers.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
    Post Date
    Jul 10, 2020
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    What is an interest rate swap?

    An interest rate swap is a financial contract in which two parties agree to exchange distinct cashflows for a given period of time. Commercial real estate (CRE) borrowers often encounter these swaps as a component of bank lenders’ fixed-rate financing offerings.

    Category
    Real Estate
  • Guide

    Financial risk management serving commercial real estate since 1991

    Chatham Financial is the largest independent financial risk management advisory and technology firm. A leader in debt and derivative solutions, we provide access to in-depth knowledge, innovative tools, and an incomparable team to help mitigate risks associated with interest rate and FX exposures.

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    Real Estate
  • Guide

    Solutions that grow with your institution

    As your financial institution grows, either organically or through acquisition, new challenges emerge. As the largest independent firm with decades of experience, partnering with Chatham Financial ensures your institution's healthy and continuous growth.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
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    Optimizing and protecting your financial institution’s balance sheet

    As a completely independent firm, Chatham partners with clients to implement integrated solutions, tailoring our focus on advisory and technology in order to meet the needs and goals of your financial institution now and into the future.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
  • Article

    The true cost of hedging

    Ensuring an effective, compliant hedging program means assessing both visible and hidden costs across all hedging activities, including strategy and pricing, legal and regulatory, and accounting.

    Category
    Corporates
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    Article

    Interest rate swap pricing: pulling back the curtain on syndication

    To choose the best interest rate hedging strategy, understand the pros and cons of derivative syndication as opposed to competitive auctions, direct negotiation and other alternatives.

    Category
    Corporates
  • Guide

    Strategic opportunities under the revised hedge accounting standard

    The new hedge accounting guidance expands the strategies that qualify for hedge accounting and introduces new opportunities for companies to mitigate earnings volatility.

    Category
    Corporates
  • Guide

    ChathamDirect financial risk management platform

    You can run your financial risk management program more quickly, confidently, and cost effectively with ChathamDirect, Chatham's end-to-end SaaS solution.

    Category
    Corporates
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    Article

    COVID-19 impacts on future debt issuances

    Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Treasury rates reached all-time lows. Treasurers can take advantage by swapping floating rate debt to fixed and hedging future debt issuances out as far as two years.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Jun 25, 2020
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    Hedging and COVID-19: 3 key considerations

    Corporations managing financial risk in today's volatile market should consider increasing their fixed-rate debt percentage, adopting enhanced hedge accounting approaches, and addressing rate-floor mismatches.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Jun 25, 2020
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    Article

    Reducing the impact of forecast errors

    Forecasts for many companies have significantly changed, therefore impacting both FX and commodity hedging programs, and the accounting for these programs.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Jun 25, 2020
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