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About HedgeStar

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Expert service. Extraordinary results.

Founded in 2004, HedgeStar is a leading independent provider of outsourced valuation and hedge accounting services for financial instruments including interest rate, currency, and commodity derivatives. HedgeStar provides derivative fair value calculations, cash flow hedge accounting, fair value hedge accounting, and risk management services.

 

The HedgeStar team is comprised of valuation experts, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), and hedging program professionals. We deliver our services with a personal touch. We understand our clients and their portfolios and are an extension of their risk, finance and accounting departments. We strive to live by our core values everyday. 

The HedgeStar Difference

Pre & Post-Trade Hedge Accounting Consulting

Whether your company is hedging interest rates, foreign currency, or commodities, HedgeStar has the experience to structure hedge designations to achieve risk management objectives and to comply with stringent regulatory guidelines. HedgeStar will help you execute an effective trade from pre-trade through post-trade.

On-Call CPAs

Our team of dedicated CPAs on answer your hedge accounting questions.  They are here to help discuss methodologies and walk through the best way to structure your hedge accounting designations.  Think of them as an added member of your accounting team.

Auditor Interface​

HedgeStar knows hedge accounting is difficult to apply and leads to divergent interpretations.  We eliminate that burden on clients by interfacing directly with auditors, using our domain expertise to address issues of interpretation and judgment.  We also provide comprehensive documentation to auditors that streamlines the audit process.

Audit Committee / Board / Analyst Presentations

HedgeStar works with numerous companies and their audit teams, advising on tens of thousands of hedging transactions.  Our staff has prepared countless presentations and supporting documentation for audit committee, board, and analyst review.  HedgeStar relieves the burden of the review process.

Independent Valuations Review

HedgeStar’s independent valuations of complex, hard-to-value financial instruments are used by thousands of clients across the country.  We serve clients by validating the numbers presented in their client’s financial statements. Our streamlined process gives auditors fast, accurate results so that they can efficiently finalize their work for clients. Our easy-to-read reports allow auditors to quickly identify any differences in fair value that need to be addressed. HedgeStar uses market standard pricing models and a documented, consistent valuation approach for every client. Our methodologies and procedures are accepted by all of the accounting firms we work with and those firms are satisfied that our valuations meet their internal controls and procedures.

HedgeStar Certification

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HedgeStar is SOC 1 ® certified 

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HedgeStar Core Values 

Engaged

We understand and work toward achieving the company vision and mission 

We are committed to anticipating our client needs and responding to requests

Service

We demonstrate high ethical standards both personally and professionally 

Integrity

We promote company success and productivity by working collaboratively 

Teamwork
Accountability

We take personal responsibility for providing excellent service and high-quality deliverables

Fun

We have a good time and enjoy work and professional relationships 

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