Associated has executed over $2 billion in interest-rate hedges and provides a wide range of risk management products, including swaps, caps, and collars against multiple rate indexes. The marketplace has established well-defined documentation, accounting and termination procedures which allow for streamlined, predictable execution.
Interest-rate swaps are an efficient way to achieve a fixed rate on larger commercial loans, syndicated loans, floating-rate taxable and tax-exempt bonds, and similar instruments. Swaps have gained wide acceptance over the past 25 years, growing to be a $200 trillion market. Some of the benefits include:
Interest rate caps, floors and collars
Associated Bank can provide customized hedging solutions, from simple rate-fixing alternatives to more complex asset-liability strategies to help borrowers manage their overall cost of capital. Our emphasis is on developing understandable risk-management arrangements helping clients make appropriate use of established hedging products.
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