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Andy Scott

Director
Hedging and Capital Markets

Real Estate | London

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About Andy

Andy Scott is part of the European FX advisory team at Chatham Financial. Andy has been supporting clients with managing their FX risk through the use of derivatives and structured hedging programmes since the early 2000s. Andy has deep understanding of FX markets and managing the risks associated with them, having steered clients through some periods of extreme volatility such as the financial crisis.

Andy executes transactions in the size of hundreds of millions, reassuring clients in one the world’s most volatile markets. He supports clients who face a range of FX risks, including during the acquisition and disposal of assets, as well as balance sheet and transactional FX exposures. Andy negotiates competitive terms with counterparties on behalf of his clients and ensures transparent and fair pricing for all their derivative transactions.

Prior to Chatham Financial, Andy worked for HiFM risk management where he also supported clients in managing their FX risks. With a keen interest in economics and financial markets, Andy’s commentary has featured in several newspapers and online publications such as the Financial Times, BBC, and Dow Jones Newswire.

Publications

Guide

Always prepare for the unexpected in FX markets

  • COVID-19
Unexpected events in the FX markets can have a significant impact on the cost of hedging and a business or fund’s liquidity.
Market Update

Hedging GBP currency risk through Brexit

  • COVID-19
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.
Market Update

End of summer round-up and back-to-school Q4 outlook

  • COVID-19
Over the past month, the impact of the global pandemic on the European economy is now evident in the reported GDP data. Reporting of severe contraction should be no surprise to anyone, but what matters now is how quickly we can recover.
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Expertise

  • Real Estate
  • Foreign Currency Risk Management

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