What can DAG do for you?

DAG helps clients effectively manage interest rate risk, market risks, and foreign exchange rate risk. DAG assists clients in evaluating, implementing, amending, and maintaining their hedge strategy. Our clients’ hedge strategy often includes interest rate swaps, interest rate caps, or the hedging of commodities and foreign currency. DAG’s expert knowledge of hedge instruments, markets, and providers, along with real-time pricing and valuation, enables our clients to implement hedge programs that reduce cost and minimize risk.

Specifically, DAG provides the following expert services:

Interest Rate Swaps and Caps

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Objective cost-benefit analysis to ensure the selection of the right hedge instrument with the most favorable terms for the client.

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Hedge Program Design

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Comprehensive analysis, recommendation, and negotiation of appropriate hedge products and structures, providing the client with an optimized risk profile that balances the benefits of protection against the costs of hedging.

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Hedge Accounting

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Outsourced accounting and valuation designed to ensure compliant and optimal accounting treatment that minimizes earnings volatility and eliminates potential restatements.

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Foreign Currency Hedging

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Independent analysis of the client’s foreign exchange rate risks, objectives, and constraints in order to optimize the client’s foreign currency risk management strategy.

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Commodities Hedging

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Analysis, planning, and implementation of effective commodities hedging strategy that enables clients to better manage future costs and minimize business risk.

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Our clients include

  • Corporations and Partnerships
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • State, County and City Governments, and Local Authorities
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Revenue Authorities
  • School Districts, Colleges, and Universities
  • Tribal Nations

DAG’s goal is to partner with our clients’ finance teams, so that they can make clear, informed decisions regarding their hedge program and related transactions.

Why hire us?

The choice is simple.   You can trust the bank to act in your best interest; or you can partner with DAG to serve as your objective, independent advocate.  With over 30 years of experience on both sides of the negotiating table, DAG consultants will evaluate your hedging needs and negotiate the best terms and pricing for you.  Simply put, DAG works for you.