ChathamDirect is a treasury risk management and hedge accounting solution built on the knowledge and experience of Chatham Financial's industry-leading advisors. ChathamDirect is an end-to-end solution that helps you see your exposure, make good hedging decisions and achieve good hedge accounting. From simple to complex, ChathamDirect provides efficiency and expertise for your hedging program.

Capture Foreign Currency Exposures

ChathamDirect helps you easily gather your FX exposure data into one place and in one format. Cash flow forecasts and balance sheet exposures from all of your global businesses are consolidated using a standard format with centralized storage and a streamlined process. And, because ChathamDirect is a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) platform, exposures can be entered and reviewed from all major browsers on both Mac and PC - anywhere, at anytime.

All of your exposures in one place.
One single standard format.
Web access from anywhere at anytime.
Capture Exposures
Validate Exposures

Validate Exposures and View Hedge Coverage

ChathamDirect helps you quickly analyze your exposures for accuracy, making it easy to identify missing and incorrect data in real-time. Compare your current hedge coverage to policy targets while filtering on currency, entity, region, business unit, or accounting line item. ChathamDirect gives you the visibility of your exposure details and how they frame the bigger picture of your hedging program.

Identify missing and incorrect data.
Compare against previous forecasts and balances.
Big picture hedging visibility.

Make Good Hedging Decisions

ChathamDirect quickly recommends top-up hedges to help you meet your hedging policy targets, so you can easily and accurately manage your operational hedging program. Whether you’re concerned with hedging cash flows in your entity’s functional currency or your parent’s reporting currency, ChathamDirect has the workflow and analysis tools to let you hedge on any level. Adjust inputs and see results immediately without running numerous lengthy reports.

Calculate Average Hedge rates.
Apply Cash-Flow-at-Risk models.
Convert exposures to USD equivalents.
Make Good Hedging Decisions
Capture Trade Requests

Capture Trade Requests

Treasurers and Local Entity CFOs can easily collaborate to make hedging decisions based on current exposure data. Trade requests can be queued as part of your approval process across your entire enterprise. Since ChathamDirect is a SaaS platform, you can make sure you’re getting local entities the hedges they need, when they need them.

Access and load data from around the world.
Simple review and approval process.
Get to hedge execution quickly.

Execute Hedges

Set up straight-through-processing to provide seamless integration into major trading portals like FXall, 360T and Bloomberg for error free hedge execution. Send out trades for execution at the push of a button and executed trades will be pulled back into ChathamDirect automatically kicking off valuation and hedge accounting processes.

Integrate with trade portals.
Streamlined execution and booking.
No manual linking of executed trades.
Execute Hedges
Trade Lifecycle Management

Trade Lifecycle Management

ChathamDirect enables you to easily manage post-trade processes like confirmation matching through FXall and Misys, inter-company trade booking, valuations and settlements. ChathamDirect also enables you to quickly and easily run trade reports and generate SOX control documentation. Trades can be valued automatically using integrated market data while settlements can be recorded using custom accounting rates.

Efficiently manage post-trade processes.
Easily run reports and generate documentation.
Automatically value trades.

Hedge Accounting

ChathamDirect streamlines the hedge accounting processes by automating documentation creation and effectiveness testing at inception and period end. Easily preconfigure hypothetical derivatives, OCI reclass schedules and journal entry reports. Whether you use Critical-Terms-Match (CTM) or Long Haul effectiveness testing via Dollar Offset or Regression, ChathamDirect simplifies the process.

Preconfigure hedge accounting treatments.
Automated inception and period-end processing.
Backed by our expert hedge accounting team.
Hedge Accounting
Reporting

Reporting

ChathamDirect’s flexible report builder quickly formats your data to give you real-time visibility into your hedging program. Gain insight into your derivatives with static and calculated fields and on-screen analytics. Build custom queries, shock reports, reporting packages, and combine hedges and exposures for a complete view of your portfolio.

On-screen dashboards and analytics.
Centralized data repository.
Flexible API for third-party integration.

Explain FX Results

ChathamDirect can help you explain unexpected FX gains and losses in your balance sheet hedging program. Analyze your exposures, hedges and rates then easily categorize contributing factors into notional, timing and rate mismatches. Quickly understand the effectiveness of your risk management program and share results with stakeholders.

Categorize unexpected FX gains and losses.
Share results with stakeholders.
Identify areas of improvement.
Explain FX Results