Corporate Case Study: Tracking & Reporting for Hedges

Corporate Case Study: Tracking & Reporting for Hedges
Our Client:
A global musical instruments manufacturer and distributor who actively manages FX and interest rate risk exposures.
Situation:
The company was managing over 1,500 derivative instruments in Excel and was applying hedge accounting for more than half of their derivatives portfolio. They were applying a


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Corporate Case Study: Interest Expense & Currency Risk

Corporate Case Study: Interest Expense & Currency Risk
Our Client:
A software firm with contracts in multiple currencies, a complicated legal structure and unique debt structures.
Situation:
The company had recently increased leverage from a negligible amount to roughly 50% of its enterprise value in a recapitalization, compounding the currency risk. The company was trying


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Corporate Case Study: Strategy & Accounting

Corporate Case Study: Strategy & Accounting
Our Client:
A global packaging and manufacturing company with over $7 billion in revenues and a complex capital structure.
Situation:
The company had recently issued fixed rate financing and was considering converting it to variable via a pay-variable, receive-fixed interest rate swap. Management’s objective was to achieve


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2002

Chatham expands to new industry sectors with new lines of business serving financial institutions, private equity, and corporate clients.


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Accounting

Managing hedge accounting for a company can be extremely challenging. Hedge accounting standards under US GAAP and IFRS are very complex. Complying with the requirements takes real expertise in interpreting the accounting standards and understanding the nuances between right and wrong. Chatham’s hedge accounting team specializes in navigating the complexities of ASC 815 and IAS


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Commodity Hedging

Reducing risk of commodity exposures
Whether a company’s risks are related to fuel, metals or other materials, hedging commodities continues to gather more attention. Commodity risk is complicated, available tools are advancing, and responsibility for mitigating risk can fall across disparate departments like procurement, treasury and supply chain.
With an effective risk management program,


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Reaching the Efficient Frontier of Risk Management

Reaching the Efficient Frontier of Risk Management
March/April 2012, Corporate Finance Review


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