Strategy requires insight
Your treasury risk system should go beyond automating processes—it should enable more sophisticated strategies. ChathamDirect delivers big-picture visibility into your hedging program with instant insight into cash flow forecasts, balance sheet exposures, hedge requests and more, so you can:
- Easily analyze risks and compare against your risk management objectives
- View recommended trades based on your objectives
- Streamline your program with straight-through processing
- Demonstrate program impacts with advanced BI tools
ChathamDirect, makes it easy to manage your exposures, hedging policies, execution, valuations and hedge accounting compliance. A streamlined workflow, complete post-trade automation and robust exposure analytics make it the preferred tool for global treasury teams.
Capture and analyze FX exposures
Easily gather and consolidate cash flow forecasts and balance sheet exposures from your global business units to streamline your processes. ChathamDirect’s SaaS platform lets you view and analyze your total exposure anywhere, at any time.
Validate exposures and view hedge coverage
Quickly validate the accuracy of your exposure data and compare hedge coverage to policy to see the current state of your hedging program. Configure the view of your data and compare against previous forecasts and balances.
Make better hedging decisions
Easily analyze exposure at both the currency and operational level. ChathamDirect’s workflow and analysis tools will recommend hedges to help you meet hedging policy targets.
Capture trade requests
Trade requests can be queued as part of your approval process so you can make sure you’re getting local entities the hedges they need. A simple review and approval process gets you to hedge execution quickly.
Straight-through processing provides seamless integration into major trading portals for error-free hedge execution. Executed trades are pulled back into ChathamDirect automatically.
Trade lifecycle management
Manage confirmations, inter-company trades, valuations and settlements. Trades in ChathamDirect are valued automatically using integrated market data.
ChathamDirect simplifies hedge accounting with streamlined workflows and predefined treatments. Automated period-end processes put you in “review mode” saving you time and effort.
In addition to on-screen dashboard and analytics, ChathamDirect’s flexible report builder formats your data to give you real-time visibility into your hedging program. Report packages and favorites quickly give you a complete view of your portfolio.
Explain FX results
ChathamDirect helps explain unexpected FX gains and losses in your balance sheet hedging program. Quickly understand the effectiveness of your risk management program and share results with stakeholders.
Built on a platform you can trust.
ChathamDirect is committed to providing the most accessible and secure experience possible. With an historical up-time average of 99.9% and using the latest industry-standard encryption methods including TLS 1.2 and AES-256, your hedging program is always up and running.
Unique, integrated model
ChathamDirect is built and supported by financial risk experts who can configure it to seamlessly integrate with your existing platforms and processes. With Chatham’s unique mix of advisory, operational support and technology, you can access all the services required to run an effective risk management process: treasury risk advisory, hedging, hedge accounting, valuations, compliance, technology, reporting and more. Select just the resources you need and then scale up or down as your needs change.
About Chatham Financial
Chatham Financial is the largest, independent financial risk management advisory and technology firm. Founded in 1991, Chatham Financial pioneered the debt and derivatives field, providing clients with access to in-depth knowledge, innovative tools, and an incomparable team to help mitigate risks associated with interest rate, foreign currency, and commodity exposures. Today, the organization of over 600 serves more than 2,500 companies across a wide range of industries — handling roughly $500 billion in transaction volume and helping businesses maximize their value in the capital markets, every day. To learn more, visit chathamfinancial.com.