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 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.
What Next for the Dollar?
The Fed’s decision to raise rates by 25bp last week was not a surprise; expectations for a hike increased to 94% in the week or two prior to the decision (as we referenced in the Big Picture published on 6th […]
Are the high costs of hedging for euro investors coming to a turning point?
As far as hedging decisions are concerned, the last few months haven’t been particularly easy for euro investors. Implied hedging costs for a currency are defined (partially or totally, depending on the instrument and market conditions) by the carry, (the […]
Does a flattening yield curve signal pain for the dollar?
The latest news from the FOMC indicates a March hike of the Fed’s policy rate would “likely be appropriate” so long as “…employment and inflation are continuing to evolve in line with [their] expectations”. This news has increased the market […]