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 $20 billion in hedging transactions annually.
Are we entering the era of the USD?
The voices of the USD bulls continue to grow louder, made confident by a gradually improving domestic economy, and hints from Bernanke that the end of QE3 may be nigh. We take a closer look at the arguments underpinning this view, to try and ascertain both their credibility and their legitimacy…
From quantitative easing to negative interest rates, monetary policy holds centre stage in the fight to kick-start the global economy. Not only is this approach likely to fail, it will probably make the situation even more dangerous…
Last week’s better-than-expected UK GDP number boosted sterling almost as much as it did George Osborne’s spirits. However, the longer-term implications for the currency pair are likely to be less dramatic…