Weekly Market Update Guest Speaker: June 25, 2020

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBank Chicago) is pleased to announce that experts from DerivativePATH will join James Hotchkiss on the Weekly Market Update webinar on Thursday, June 25. This webinar will discuss hedging advances with derivatives and the accounting behind it. All FHLBank Chicago members are invited.

Hedging Strategies

  • Date: Thursday, June 25
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. CST
How to Access the Webinar: 
Please register for the event by clicking here and selecting the June 25 webinar date from the dropdown menu. 
  • To join the call, dial 1-877-309-2071
  • Access Code: 543-674-174
  • Webinar ID: 497-755-467
  • To view the slides after the webinar, please access the Solutions section in eBanking.
Have you considered using derivatives to hedge and optimize your funding needs?

Join FHLBank Chicago and experts from DerivativePATH for a fireside chat where we will discuss many different strategies, such as:

  • Hedging rolling advances
  • Hedging floating rate advances
  • Using interest rate caps
  • Comparing caps to swaps
  • Qualifying the strategy under hedging accounting rules

Zack Nagelberg, Head of Business Development
Zack Nagelberg is the Head of Business Development at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Zack was at Wells Fargo Securities, marketing interest rate risk management solutions to banks, credit unions, and non-bank financial institutions. Zack obtained a B.S. degree in business administration, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Richmond.

Robert Baer, Head of Derivative Accounting
Robert Baer is Derivative Path’s Head of Derivative Accounting. Prior to this, Rob spent over 25 years as Managing Director with Bank of America. Rob has also worked at Bloomberg and GFM Solutions. Rob has expertise in accounting, taxation, hedging and financing strategies. Rob has a B.A. in Business Administration & Accounting from Augustana College and holds a Master’s in Taxation from DePaul University and is a CPA.

Isaac Wheeler, Sales and Structuring Specialist
Isaac Wheeler is a Sales and Structuring Specialist at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Isaac spent five years at MFS Investment Management supporting execution of fixed income, currency and equity derivatives. Prior to joining the trading desk he also spent time in MFS’s portfolio risk and technology teams. Isaac has a B.A. in Economics from Boston University.

Von Garces, Hedge Accounting Specialist
Von Garces is a Hedge Accounting Specialist at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Von was at Wells Fargo Securities helping institutional, large corporate, and commercial clients understand accounting and design considerations for their strategic hedging programs encompassing interest rate, FX, and commodity exposures for 13 years. Initially marketing interest rate hedges to various borrower types when first starting in derivatives, Von brings 20 years of derivatives experience in joining Derivative Path. Von received a B.S. degree in business administration, with a concentration in Accounting, from California State University Fullerton.

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