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Scott Balta


Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

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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: corporates weigh the alternatives

Evolving market conditions over the past year have led many companies to revisit the caps vs. swaps debate. While caps initially gained traction for their upside potential, swaps remain the preferred instrument for corporates seeking to mitigate interest rate risk.
Market Update

Inflation hits new high as rate hike discussions intensify

In response to persistent inflation, Federal Reserve officials hinted at an accelerated timeline for rate hikes and other tightening measures. COVID-19 impacts are also persistent, with the U.S. continuing to see close to one million new cases per day.

Managing interest rate risk on future debt issuances

The ongoing upward trend in U.S. Treasury yields has many corporates concerned about interest rate risk on future debt issuances. To successfully hedge this risk, it is important to understand best practices concerning hedge structure and pricing.


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

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