Hedging in loan transactions

Hedging in loan transactions guidance:

This Practice Note focuses on the impact of Brexit on facilities agreements. It discusses (or links to detailed information on): • the position on the Loan Market...

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For information on why the parties to a loan transaction might use hedging, see Practice Note: Use of derivatives to hedge against risk in a lending context. Parties The...

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It is not only banks and financial institutions that enter into derivative transactions. The types of entities seeking to enter into derivative transactions can vary...

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The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) is an association for participants in the derivatives industry. It has developed standard documentation...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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Facility agreement Hedging clause Some facility agreements include a clause setting out what is required in terms of hedging in a particular transaction (see, for...

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Background Loan transactions are often negotiated over a lengthy period of time. Hedging is typically put in place to support a loan, eg an interest rate swap to convert...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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The main types of derivatives are: • swaps • forwards • futures, and • options This Practice Note explains the key features of each of the above types of derivative....

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Borrowers often hedge against the following risks in the context of a lending transaction: • interest rate risk by entering into an interest rate swap • exchange rate...

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The most common reasons for entering into derivatives are for the purposes of: • speculation—where a party wishes to gain exposure to a particular variable, eg,...

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