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[Webinar] Protecting Your Profit Margin: the Importance of Foreign Currency Hedging

July 8, 2020, 12:00-13:00


Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: Free

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The webinar link will be emailed to all successful registrants at 6:00PM on Tuesday 7th July, 2020

ABOUT THE EVENT

This “Lunch and Learn” was designed for SMEs that do business across borders and are exposed to the volatility of foreign currencies. Many SMEs are at risk because they do not hedge their foreign currency exposure, resulting in the reduction of their profit margin or even losses. In some cases, this can lead to bankruptcies. The reasons often cited by SMEs for taking this risk are due to the high costs usually associated with hedging and the lack of turn-key solutions in the market.

In this lunch session we will discuss:

1. Who should be hedging their Currency Risk?

2. Why Hedge: 4 main currency risks & costs to be aware of, including post-COVID risk considerations for your business.

3. A case study of how one operating company neutralizes their currency risk.

Followed by a discussion and Q&A moderated by Ryan Swann. This is an important topic, so bring your questions, we will try to get to as many of them as possible!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Alain Groshens
CEO and Co-Founder
SystematicEdge

Alain has decades of experience as an FX trader and has worked with large companies and SMEs to manage their Forex Risk globally in order to help them protect their bottom line. SystematicEdge, provides financial services in Investment Solutions & Currency Risk Hedging. They use technology to maximize performance and drastically compress costs.

All SFC regulated activity is conducted by Privium Fund Management Limited SFC License No. BGR298

ABOUT THE MODERATOR

Ryan Swann
Director, Audit and Assurance
Baker Tilly Hong Kong

Ryan is a Director in Baker Tilly Hong Kong’s Audit and Assurance Department. Baker Tilly Hong Kong are a leading CPA firm providing audit, tax, accounting and advisory services to SMEs, private businesses, and listed companies in Hong Kong. Ryan handles a diverse portfolio of clients from SMEs incorporated in Hong Kong to larger multinational groups which are frequently exposed to Forex Risk.

 

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