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Benjamin Franklin

Hedging and Capital Markets

Real Estate | London

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About Benjamin

Benjamin Franklin is part of Chatham’s Global Real Estate team in London. He advises EMEA-based clients on derivative structuring to hedge foreign exchange and interest rate risk. Prior to joining Chatham, Benjamin worked as a middle office accountant within the Equity Long/Short business of Man GLG.

Benjamin holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Economics from Lancaster University and he is currently working toward completion of the CFA Charter.

Publications

Market Update

The Bank of England base rate hits a 13-year high

  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy
On 5 May, the Bank of England (BoE) voted six to three to raise the U.K. base rate by 0.25% to 1.0%. The last time the base rate was at this level was February 2009, when monetary policy was aggressively loosened to combat the effects of the Global Financial Crisis. The market reacted to the hike...
Market Update

The UK budget impact on the cost of debt – a week of volatility

Despite much of the UK budget decisions being leaked in advance of the Chancellor’s delivery, his announcements on borrowing forecasts and underlying growth assumptions sent the gilt and swap market into a tailspin. This short piece highlights some of the key movements and implications for UK...

Expertise

  • Real Estate
  • Interest Rate Risk Management
  • Foreign Currency Risk Management

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