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Borrow Fixed or Floating? Your Road Map to the Right Decision

In our decades of assisting companies in their management of interest rate risk, we hear one question frequently: “I’m conservative and only borrow at a fixed interest rate. Why should I care about hedging interest rate risk?”. It’s a fact that floating rate debt typically represents a small percentage of a company’s debt load. However, […]

What the Fed’s Great Unwind Means for Rates

The Beginning of the End of QE (“Quantitative Easing”). Its been well advertised the Fed will begin unwinding its $4.5 trillion-dollar balance sheet this month, initially by reinvesting a gradually smaller amount of Treasuries and allowing Mortgage-backed securities to mature without replacement in its massive portfolio. As such, October 2017 will go down in history […]

Solving the Fixed versus Floating Rate Conundrum: Your Roadmap to the Right Decision

In our decades of assisting companies in their management of interest rate risk, we hear one question frequently: “I’m conservative and only borrow at a fixed interest rate. Why should I care about hedging interest rate risk?”. It’s a fact that floating rate debt typically represents a small percentage of a company’s debt load. However, […]