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  • Foreign Currency Risk Management
  • Guide

    The components of FX option pricing

    An FX option is an insurance policy on an exchange rate. Its pricing is determined by factors including time to expiry, strike rate, and volatility of the underlying currency pair.

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    Real Estate
  • Article

    3 key benefits to managing your hedging program without spreadsheets

    Treasury organizations can replace manual data manipulation and significantly increase efficiencies through system integrations, which have become drastically easier and more cost-efficient with the advent of APIs and the refinement of SFTP connections.

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    Corporates
  • Article

    Top 10 jobs for automation and efficiency in treasury

    Treasury teams can optimize the financial risk management process through new technology tools and operating workflows. Whether improving exposure forecast visibility, achieving a faster close process, or improving platform integration, many opportunities exist for treasury to drive efficiencies.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Nov 1, 2020
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    Video | ChathamDirect technology explained in 90 seconds

    Expertly handle critical aspects of your corporation's hedging program with one automated solution that supports foreign exchange, interest rate, and commodity hedging. View your risks holistically and instantly access your cash flow forecasts, balance sheet exposures, hedge requests, and more.

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    Corporates
  • Article

    Video | Hear what clients are saying about Chatham Financial

    Chatham's team of passionate experts brings a best-in-class hedging strategy and technology platform to corporations — supporting you every step of the way. Hear what senior treasury professionals from JBT, Installed Building Products, and NuSkin are saying about us.

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    Corporates
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    Market Update

    Equities volatility amid recovery fears, stalled stimulus

    Renewed lockdowns in many regions sent equities downward for most of last week as concerns of a brutal second wave of COVID-19 rose.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Oct 19, 2020
  • Guide

    Managing fund level liquidity

    How to manage cash liquidity when hedging the FX risk of non-liquid assets. We are witnessing an increasing number of funds acquiring assets not just cross border but also cross continent. This list of considerations will help you navigate your fund’s FX risk and develop a robust hedging strategy.

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    Article

    ChathamDirect October product update

    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.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Oct 13, 2020
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    Market Update

    Markets on a seesaw

    Last week was dominated by headlines and tweets regarding the progress and potential for Congress to pass an additional fiscal stimulus package. Sentiments swinging between optimism and pessimism throughout the week had a dramatic impact on rates, currencies, and commodities.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Oct 13, 2020
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    Webinar

    Conducting a Holistic Diagnosis of Your FX Hedging Program

    We will provide a blueprint for maximizing the return of your FX hedging program by using data-driven decisions to set up an effective program, increasing operational efficiencies, automating manual processes, streamlining accounting workflows, and communicating meaningful reporting to stakeholders.

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    Corporates
  • Article

    Enhanced management reporting dashboards: three key benefits for financial risk management

    To inform strategic and tactical decision making, treasury teams must capture and aggregate data from across the organization. Enhanced management reporting provides a relevant graphical overview of your risk management program, enabling you to dive into details and take appropriate next steps.

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    Corporates
  • Article

    Maximizing flexibility and continuity in treasury operations

    Business continuity looms large for corporations in today’s market. Treasury teams must preserve liquidity and ensure operational continuity amid shifting priorities. Working with lean teams, companies must avoid operational risk due to key person risk, remote trading, or inefficiency.

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    Corporates
  • Market Update

    Hedging GBP currency risk through Brexit

    This piece examines what currency movements are telling us about Brexit risk, and provides a look back at milestones over the past three years. Hedging GBP risk is not just about fixing a forward rate; a more flexible approach and adoption of hybrid tools can provide optimal protection.

    Category
    Real Estate
    Post Date
    Sep 21, 2020
  • Article

    Buying treasury technology: All-in-one vs. best-of-breed

    Treasury technology falls into one of two categories: All-in-one or best-of-breed. Both approaches are viable options for making treasury’s life operationally easier. The determination for which choice is right for you depends on your organization's growth and your specific needs.

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    Corporates
  • Market Update

    Foreign exchange hedging – time to reassess?

    Approaching FX hedging can be complex, given the need to consider the interplay between global markets and the challenges of assessing both costs and benefits. This piece will address some misconceptions about the costs of FX hedging and provide insight for a reassessment of your FX hedging stance.

    Category
    Real Estate
    Post Date
    Sep 10, 2020
  • Guide

    What is an FX forward curve?

    An FX forward curve is a curve that shows FX forward pricing for all the different dates in the future. FX forward pricing is determined by the current exchange rate, the interest rate differentials between the two currencies, and the length of the FX forward.

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    Real Estate
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    Article

    Managing foreign currency risk: Why some companies hedge more than others

    Chatham Financial’s benchmarking study assessed the risk management practices of U.S. corporations and found that, while FX risk was the second most common type of financial risk faced after interest rate risk, more companies choose to hedge and manage FX risk.

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    Corporates
  • 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

    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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    Case Study

    FX hedging for Capital Economics

    A case study of how Chatham advised Capital Economics to optimally hedge the FX exposure from a multi-currency revenue stream and cost base.

    Category
    Corporates
  • Article

    Refinancing Canadian renewables projects post PPAs

    Chatham's Hugh Sutcliffe highlights the pitfalls and advantages that financial sponsors face when considering a refinancing of their renewable energy assets.

    Category
    Infrastructure
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    Case Study

    FX deal-contingent hedging for a large private equity fund

    A recent example of deal-contingent hedging for a large European private equity fund.

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    Private Equity
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    Case Study

    Hedging a EUR refinancing

    A recent example of an optimal hedging strategy for a large European private equity fund looking to refinance one of its assets.

    Category
    Private Equity
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    Article

    Market volatility impacts FX markets

    Financial markets continue to search for a new equilibrium and organizations should proactively review foreign exchange hedging programs.

    Category
    Corporates
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