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.
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.
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.