Mark-to-Market Valuations Seen in New Light

For a long time, mark-to-market valuations were sent by your bank once a year, whether you wanted them or not. They might have been of interest, they might not. You might have felt compelled to…

Why FX Valuations are Wasted at Year End

If the market dropped tomorrow, do you know your exact FX valuations and exposure today? Not just an estimate, an independently calculated position. With Brexit and Covid-19 bringing volatility to the market, UK companies are…

Three Ways Hedgebook Helps Banks and Brokers Work Smarter

  Over the past few years, Hedgebook has worked closely with channel partners across the United Kingdom, Europe, the US and Australasia. We have learnt a lot about banks and brokers pain points when it…

Six Ways Hedgebook Helps a Corporate Hedge Smarter

  Corporate Treasurers and Finance Directors have spoken out about the challenge of managing risk, on outdated and expensive systems. It comes as their department is thrust to the forefront of managing the fallout of…

Surprisingly FX Management is Business-as-usual in UK

Last year the talk was all about Brexit. How UK companies needed to better manage foreign exchange risks due to uncertainty and subsequent volatility in the currency markets. We all know what the talk currently…

Hedgebook’s Public API

An API (Application Programming Interface) is a mechanism for one system to talk to another. APIs are used as a communication channel between systems within the same organisation and/or externally between systems of one organisation…

Exposure Tool worked example – Participating Forwards

We are excited to share a worked example of how a Participating Forwards are represented in Hedgebook’s Exposure Tool. A Participating Forward is a structured option which provides a known worst-case rate (Protection Rate) and…

Exposure Tool launched

The reaction from our partners and corporate clients to the launch of Hedgebook’s Exposure Tool has been hugely satisfying. The Exposure Tool combines foreign currency cashflow forecasts with fx hedging derivatives to provide a clear…

Audit regulators bare their teeth

It is safe to say that the audit industry is currently under quite a bit of scrutiny. Through my conversations with a cross section of accounting practices across the UK, Europe and North America there…

The conundrum of materiality and financial instruments

As a guest speaker at a recent, global accounting network event I was very interested to hear a robust discussion focused on the subjective area of “materiality”. The unsurprising, and somewhat unsatisfactory, conclusion from the…

Hedgebook Partners with TreasuryXpress

We are excited to form a new Partnership with TreasuryXpress, a leader of on-demand digital treasury management solutions. Customers using TreasuryXpress’s platform benefit from easy-to-implement electronic payment workflows that helps automate payments and remove payment…

Migration to MS Azure (a Hedgebook case study by Microsoft)

Founded in 2011, in New Zealand, Hedgebook is a dynamic, international financial software company delivering innovative treasury management solutions to SMEs and their treasury providers – such as banks and foreign exchange brokers. Its mission…