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What is Our Cost of Hedging? Insight into the Costs and Benefits of Your Hedging Program

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September 28, 2021
60 minutes
On Demand


As corporations manage today’s interest rate, currency, and commodity volatility with increased hedging activities, board members or senior leaders often ask, “What is our cost of hedging?” In this webinar, we will discuss approaches for quantifying hedging costs and benefits, including both transaction costs and indirect costs, such as systems and staffing. We will also share strategies for leveraging processes and tools to create transparency and minimize costs.

Key takeaways

  • Learn a framework for evaluating the costs of your hedging program
  • Understand the cost-benefit tradeoffs of hedging your exposures
  • Identify strategies for minimizing hedging costs and gain efficiency

About the speaker

  • Amanda Breslin

    Managing Director
    Chief Operating Officer

    Denver, CO

    Amanda Breslin is Chatham’s Chief Operating Officer. She leads our business practices to ensure the utmost process efficiency and the highest quality client deliverables.


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.