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Jamie Macdonald

Managing Director
Hedging and Capital Markets

Real Estate | London


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About Jamie

Jamie Macdonald is a Managing Director of Hedging and Capital Markets and serves as a senior leader on Chatham’s European Real Estate Team. He helps clients manage risk through derivatives and hedging activities.

Jamie’s specialised expertise in interest rate and foreign currency risk management spans the needs of private equity, real estate, REITs, sovereign wealth funds, and family offices. As a leader in Chatham’s Global Real Estate practice, Jamie advises on the creation and implementation of strategic hedging programs through to derivative execution and management for clients across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Prior to Chatham, Jamie worked in finance and strategy role for British Airways. Jamie earned his M.S. in mathematics from Imperial College University of London, and he is a Chartered Accountant.



The finish line is in sight — GBP LIBOR transition

  • LIBOR Transition
  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy
As the date for the final GBP LIBOR fixing nears, the work from the banking and advisory community to transition all outstanding contracts from LIBOR to the new RFR is gathering momentum. We have previously published articles on the background to the transition and how borrowers should prepare....

Semiannual Market Update for Real Estate

As we near the end of 2021, real estate investors continue to face significant uncertainties. Will COVID-19 variants lead companies to delay or modify return-to-office plans? What if inflationary pressures persist — will the Federal Reserve's hand be forced to raise rates sooner? How do the...
Market Update

GBP LIBOR transition for derivatives and use of the ISDA fallbacks

  • LIBOR Transition
Many loans and derivatives are now in the process of being transitioned to SONIA, and there is a clearer pathway; with prior issues and obstacles being addressed. This piece presents the current position in the market and provides a pragmatic solution for borrowers who may not need, or want to,...


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


  • MS Mathematics

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