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Optimize your balance sheet with accounting-friendly hedging strategies that meet your ALM objectives

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Intelligent Solutions for Risk Management Optimize your balance sheet with accounting-friendly hedging strategies that meet your ALM objectives Chatham enables financial institutions to reduce funding costs, maximize asset yields, and manage interest rate sensitivity through the use of derivatives and hedge accounting. Chatham's Balance Sheet Risk Management solutions provide growing financial institutions with the same powerful and efficient tools that larger banks use in their ALM practice. Strategy development and execution Our risk management consultants help you develop accounting-friendly hedging strategies that satisfy the institution's risk policies and its ALM objectives. Leveraging our strong capital markets presence, analytical models, and accounting and valuation platform, we work on your behalf to deliver hedging solutions at the best possible terms and pricing. • Hedge policy review • Risk management strategies • ISDA negotiation and management Derivative accounting advisory Our hedge accounting experts manage all aspects of accounting for each hedge transaction, including structuring accounting-friendly hedging relationships, writing hedge designation memos, monthly journal entries, reviewing disclosures, and performing effectiveness testing when required. • FAS 133/ASC 815 accounting and reporting • FAS 157/ASC 820 compliant valuation • Online access to documents Integrated service and technology Our consultants are available when you need them to help you with any of your risk management challenges. Clients have 24/7 online access to a wealth of hedge portfolio information, including daily-updated valuation, market pricing, counterparty credit exposures, and all transaction- related accounting documents including journal entries, hedge designation memos, effectiveness testing results, and disclosures. An extension of your finance team Chatham provides strategic and tactical risk management advice, hedge accounting, and execution services for derivatives and fixed income security transactions. Chatham Financial is not a broker/dealer. We are the largest independent interest rate derivatives advisor to financial institutions, and a leading fixed income portfolio management and hedge accounting service provider. Balance Sheet Risk Management

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