Advanced Topics in Interest Rate Risk Management

June 21, 2017 | 2PM EDT / 11AM PDT | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial | Recording available
 

 
 

As interest rates have started to show rising momentum, companies are increasing their focus on interest rate hedging strategies. This session will focus on the resurgence of forward hedging strategies, reverse swaps, and interest rate sensitivity analysis. We will also incorporate case studies where companies have faced meaningful interest rate risk due to M&A activity, bond issuance, or significant exposure to the rapidly changing interest rate markets.



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In this webinar, Chatham will cover the following learning objectives:
– Evaluate current market dynamics and the impacts on hedging activity
– Understand market and business trigger events that may warrant increased interest rate risk monitoring
– Discuss various techniques and best practices utilized by market participants and peers

 

Speakers:
Amol DhargalkarAmol Dhargalkar Amol Dhargalkar is a Managing Director and member of Chatham’s Operating Committee. He leads the Global Corporate Sector serving public and private corporations focusing on interest rate, foreign currency and commodity risk management. He joined Chatham in 2001 and launched its Corporate Sector offerings in 2007. Amol has advised a broad spectrum of public and privately held companies as well as corporate private equity sponsors on the structuring, implementation, and accounting of their risk management programs totaling more than US $500 billion in hedged notional. Amol graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Chemical Engineering and a BS in Economics. He also received his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Palmer Scholar.

 

Amanda BreslinAmanda Breslin leads Chatham’s Corporate Treasury Advisory group, advising corporate clients on risk management strategy, analysis, and execution with respect to interest rate, currency exchange rate, and commodities exposures. During her tenure at Chatham, Amanda has developed broad hedging experience advising corporate clients on complex FX hedging strategies, and advising real estate clients on issues pertaining to REIT structures and in navigating the process of collateral substitutions. Prior to joining Chatham, Amanda was an officer in the Army serving in both Germany and Afghanistan. Amanda received her MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in International Relations from the University of Oklahoma. She also holds a BS in Business Administration from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and has earned the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).