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Scott Balta


Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

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About Scott

Scott is an analyst within Chatham’s Corporates Sector, specializing in foreign currency, interest rate, and commodity risk management. Prior to Chatham, he spent a year in the General Course at the London School of Economics, and graduated summa cum laude from Bucknell University with a BS in Mathematical Economics.



Interest rate caps vs. swaps: weighing the alternatives

When deciding between interest rate caps and swaps, you typically need to consider the inherent benefits of each instrument within the context of the current interest rate environment. In this article, we’ll review the fundamentals of caps and swaps and consider how market factors can affect...

Managing and Communicating FX Noise in Your Financial Statements

Recent foreign currency volatility has increased FX gain/loss noise on corporate balance sheets, while also increasing scrutiny from senior management teams. Join us as we unpack the core drivers of FX gain/loss and share enhanced controls your organization can put in place to assess and manage...
Market Update

Markets mixed as focus turns to 2023

Markets were largely quiet around the holidays, with strength in the jobs market and signs of reduced inflation helping to provide some risk-on sentiment. At the same time, the rise in COVID cases in China put downward pressure on demand forecasts for next year.


  • Corporates
  • Interest Rate Risk Management
  • Foreign Currency Risk Management
  • Commodity Risk Management

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