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FX and Passive Currency Overlay
FX and Passive Currency Overlay
FX and Passive Currency Overlay
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FX and Passive Currency Overlay

Operational  implementation and control are key components of managing the forex trade process to achieve optimum performance. Our clients are impacted by currency volatility, low interest rates and evolving regulations. As such, there is an increasing demand for efficient processes and solid reporting capabilities in order to meet increased transparency and rigorous risk management requirements.

Our solutions

To enable investment activity abroad, our clients need a provider that can support international securities and Foreign Exchange (FX) dealings, treasury management and currency risk hedging objectives. Whether clients want to actively manage FX deals, fully outsource them or automate some flows while managing others, we can help.

Direct and on-demand FX execution services

Access our global on-demand execution services through our European trading desks (London, Paris, Luxembourg, Jersey and Dublin), US desk (New-York) and Asia Pacific desk (Sydney). This global organisation supports clients’ needs around the clock.

Obtain market rates by telephone or through the multiple FX platforms where we are present: “FxLink” our proprietary trading tool and other market platforms including FX Connect, FXAll, 360T, Bloomberg FXGO.

Automated foreign exchange

Our fully automated FX platform facilitates clients’ FX execution linked to securities trading and events related to the securities lifecycle (settlement transactions, corporate actions, incomes, subscriptions and redemptions, cash flows and listed derivatives). Clients provide us with guidelines and we implement their FX instructions.

Our offer is fully transparent: clients benefit from wholesale market rates or officially published fixing rates +/- pre-agreed fixed spreads. All FX deals are time stamped.

Passive currency overlay

We implement and monitor clients’ foreign exchange strategies for asset and share-class FX exposure management. Hedging strategies are set at the level of each unit, for different share classes of a same subfund or compartment, or for a given currency or a group of funds.

We take charge of all the steps of the hedging process: from identifying currency risk, calculating of forex exposures and hedging adjustments, to executing transactions within specified guidelines and providing reporting to monitor investment decisions.

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