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  • 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.

    Category
    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.

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    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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    Case Study

    UK REIT: Pre-hedging loan breakage costs

    A case study of how Chatham advised a UK REIT how to optimise its hedging strategy, when substituting an existing loan.

    Category
    Real Estate
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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.

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    Corporates
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    Press Release

    Chatham Financial wins Hedging Adviser of the Year at the Risk Awards

    On November 26, Chatham Financial accepted the inaugural Hedging Adviser of the Year award at the 2020 Risk Awards. This new award recognizes excellence in providing independent advice to derivatives users.

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    Corporates
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    Market Update

    Common FX questions in the current environment

    Multiple standard deviation movements in currency rates since the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded has brought FX to the forefront. Here’s a list of common FX questions that Chatham has fielded.

    Category
    Real Estate
    Post Date
    Mar 25, 2020
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    Market Update

    How to manage FX hedges in a COVID-19 world

    The impact of the coronavirus on the global economy, equity, bond, and FX markets is immense. Currency markets have always been a barometer of financial market volatility. They have no physical borders and usually deep pools of liquidity.

    Category
    Real Estate
    Post Date
    Mar 23, 2020
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    Article

    Key financing trends for Australian renewables

    Rishin Patel, managing director at Chatham Financial, highlights the top nine trends for the Australian renewables market in GLIO Journal.

    Category
    Infrastructure
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    White Paper

    Chatham's 2019 annual European business review

    Our annual business review summarizes JCRA's (now part of Chatham Financial) and Chatham's European activities, sector trends, and deals in 2019.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Feb 5, 2020
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    Article

    Do you have 2020 vision on your FX transactions?

    Read our analysis on how best to hedge FX risks and how we advise funds and businesses on optimal pricing for their FX transactions.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Feb 3, 2020
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    Guide

    FX Swap/Rollover

    An FX Swap/Rollover is a strategy that allows the client to roll forward the exchange of currencies at the maturity (settlement) of a Forward contract.

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    Corporates
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    Guide

    FX forward

    An FX forward is a contractual agreement between the client and the bank, or a non-bank provider, to exchange a pair of currencies at a set rate on a future date.

    Category
    Corporates
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    Guide

    FX option

    An FX option is a contract that confers on the holder the right but not the obligation to exchange an amount of one currency for another at a pre-agreed rate (strike rate) on or before a pre-agreed date.

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    Corporates
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    Article

    ChathamDirect 2019 product updates

    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
    Dec 30, 2019
  • Press Release

    Chatham crowned Risk Management Advisory Firm of the Year

    JCRA, now part of Chatham Financial, the independent financial risk management advisory, is delighted to announce that it has been recognised as Risk Management Advisory Firm of the Year at the GlobalCapital Global Derivatives Awards 2019.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Sep 25, 2019
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    White Paper

    Deal-contingent hedging

    This white paper reports and analyses the key UK real estate debt market trends over last 24 months up to June 2019.

    Category
    Private Equity
    Post Date
    Jul 5, 2019
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    Article

    The rise of energy from waste

    Chatham managing director Rishin Patel comments on the rise in energy from waste opportunities and what this means for ESG investors, in GLIO journal.

    Category
    Infrastructure
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