• VALIDUS
    RISK MANAGEMENT
    SPECIALISTS

    Financial risk management advisory services & risk technology

  • RISK MANAGEMENT
    STRATEGY

    Customized hedging solutions guided by rigorous risk analysis

  • INDEPENDENT
    HEDGE COORDINATION

    Price transparency and efficient execution of hedging transactions

  • RISKVIEW™ 2.0
    ANALYTICS & REPORTING

    Flexible and cost effective cloud-based risk technology

  • 360° RISK
    MANAGEMENT

    An integrated approach to managing financial risk

FX

Foreign exchange volatility
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Interest Rates

The effective management
of interest rate risk requires...

Commodities

The volatility of commodity prices can have a material impac...

Financial Risk Management

Validus Risk Management is an independent market risk advisory firm specialising in the management of currency, interest rate and commodity price risk.

 

We work with alternative investment funds, their investors and portfolio companies to design and implement strategies and processes to measure, manage and monitor financial risk, using a market-tested combination of specialist consulting services and innovative risk technology.

Our systematic financial risk management methodology has been designed to increase risk transparency, create customised risk management solutions, and facilitate the efficient execution of hedging transactions by minimising information asymmetry between clients and banking counterparties.

 

 

There are three components to our core service offering:

 

 

 

The Validus Risk Management advisory service gives our clients access to the latest risk management technology and independent expertise at a fraction of the cost of an in-house financial risk management function. We work with corporate and private equity clients across the globe, from SMEs to multinational corporations and financial institutions, and we advise on over  $90 billion in hedging transactions annually.

 

Latest News

ECB: Too early to turn off the QE tap?

2018-12-17

Last Thursday saw ECB’s last policy meeting for 2018 with confirmation of an end to the €2.6 trillion QE programme. Whilst not a surprise, the bullish headline nature of the announcement was largely ignored by the market. Mario Draghi’s outlook […]


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USD: Are You Ready for a Sell-off?

2018-12-10

The USD had a good year in 2018 by virtually all measures: the US Dollar Index (DXY) is up from the beginning of January by 5.7%, as compared to a depreciation of 10.4% in 2017; implied volatilities (using 1 yr […]


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Three reasons to remain cautious about the euro

2018-12-03

With so much focus on Brexit and Trump’s threats against China, it has been easy to overlook key influences for the euro in recent weeks. The single currency has been trapped in a relatively well-defined range against the Greenback in […]


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Experts in Private Equity
Risk Management

 

Managing FX Risk on a Fund Level

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Adding Value to Portfolio Companies

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FT Article: Validus Case Study

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RiskView: Dashboard Technology for Investment Managers

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Currency Risk and Private Debt Investing 

 

 

 

Risk in Private Debt (Chapter)

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Tactical FX Hedging on a Fund Level

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UK Private Debt Roundtable 2014

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Private Debt Investor: Risk Management Special 2013

The Levels of Risk

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‘Currency Risk: the neglected driver of investment returns’

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White Papers

 

 

FX Hedging:

10 Common Pitfalls

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Commodity & FX Risk:

An Integrated Approach

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The Corporate Use of Credit Derivatives:

Where Next?

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Corporate Hedger’s Guide to Basel III

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Currency Volatility – Are markets nearing an inflection point?

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