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    Strategic Considerations for Cross-Currency Swaps

    Corporations use cross-currency swaps to align their capital structure and mitigate FX risk when financing foreign acquisitions, and to achieve lower effective interest rates. Using case studies, this webinar will cover the fundamentals of cross-currency swaps, including the benefits and challenges.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Aug 11, 2020
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    Market Update

    Employment gains while low rates remain

    While the employment data showed optimism, Treasury yields reflect limited expectations of economic growth and inflation. In this low rate environment, corporates continue to employ extend-and-blend structures for previously hedged floating rate debt and forward hedging of future fixed rate debt.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Aug 10, 2020
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    Market Update

    Stimulus bill negotiations stall on Capitol Hill

    The major U.S. equity indices moved higher for the week amid stimulus bill negotiations on Capitol Hill, rising tensions between the U.S. and China, and a deluge of economic data releases.

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    Financial Institutions
    Post Date
    Aug 10, 2020
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    Is an extend-and-blend strategy the right solution for your interest rate hedging program?

    Following the steep drop in USD interest rates, many swaps became significant liabilities. Companies can consider an extend-and-blend strategy, which reduces their swap rate to lower cash interest expense and extends hedge coverage by several years.

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    Corporates
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    Webinar

    Automation and Efficiency in Treasury

    Learn which areas can be optimized through new technology tools and operating workflows. Whether it’s reaching a faster close or creating better integration between different platforms, there are many potential opportunities for treasury management to drive efficiencies.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Aug 5, 2020
  • Article

    Designation strategies using simplified documentation could make hedge accounting more complicated

    Companies must understand the facts and circumstances in which documenting and applying a simplified hedge accounting approach is appropriate or risk invalidating the hedging relationship.

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    Corporates
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    Webinar

    Semiannual Market Update for Corporations

    In this installment of Chatham’s semiannual market update webinar series, we will examine current market conditions, economic drivers and indicators, recent communication from the Fed, and potential strategies corporations can employ to manage financial risk in the current environment.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Jul 15, 2020
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    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.

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    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.

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    Corporates
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    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.

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    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.

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    Corporates
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    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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