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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

Bank of England continues with a 50 bps rate hike

  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy
On 22 September, the Bank of England (BoE) voted five to four to raise the U.K. base rate by 0.50% to 2.25%. The voting committee’s newest member, Swati Dhingra, voted for a lower 0.25% hike while the remaining dissenters voted for a higher 0.75%. While the hike matches the BoE’s largest ever...
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Bailey enacts biggest rate rise since 1995

  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy
On August 4, the Bank of England (BoE) voted eight-to-one to raise the U.K. base rate by 0.50% to 1.75%, with the lone dissenter voting in favour of a more modest 0.25% hike. This was the sixth straight hike by the BoE and the first 0.50% hike since it became independent from the U.K. government...
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Bank of England base rate hiked for fifth consecutive meeting

  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy
On 16 June, the Bank of England (BoE) voted six to three to raise the U.K. base rate by 0.25% to 1.25%, with all three dissenters voting in favour of a 0.50% hike. The hike represents the fifth straight hike by the BoE since they became the first major central bank to begin monetary tightening....

Expertise

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

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