Large corporations, financial institutions and commercial businesses are all highly likely to be exposed to fiscal market risks. We can provide you with innovative, bespoke risk management solutions and hedging strategies to help reduce those risks.
Our interest rates team within the wider Corporate Sales business help clients to identify, understand and manage core aspects of their financial risks (interest rate, currency and inflation). The team has deep sector expertise enabling the provision of bespoke client centric solutions and are able to transact a wide range of products including:
- Interest Rate Swaps
- Inflation Swaps
- Cross-Currency Swaps
- Caps & Floors
Foreign Exchange (FX) is one of the most significant risks to business trading or operating internationally. Our Foreign Exchange teams within Corporate Sales help clients to identify, understand and manage clients risks arising from FX (International Payments, Translation Risk, Transaction Risk). The team has deep sector expertise enabling the provision of bespoke client centric solutions and are able to transact a wide range of products including:
- FX Forwards
- FX Swaps
- Time Options
- A variety of structured FX Options
Our team of commodity market professionals can help you identify and understand these risks and deliver innovative solutions ranging from simple swaps to more bespoke options based strategies. Our solutions are designed to risk manage the impact of commodity price fluctuations on your business.
The commodities we cover are:
- Oil –crude oil, refined oil products (e.g. diesel, jet fuel)
- Power –UK
- Natural Gas –UK, Netherlands, US
- Coal –European
- Base –non-ferrous LME metals (e.g. aluminium, copper)
- Precious –gold, silver
- Softs –sugar, coffee, cocoa, cotton
- Grains –wheat, corn
- Oilseeds –soybean complex, rapeseed/canola
Additional risk services
Our accounting & financial risk advisory team within the wider Corporate Sales business helps clients to identify, quantify and manage financial risks arising from their exposure to:
- interest rates
- foreign currency
- inflation, or
With their deep risk management and accounting expertise the team is helping clients to formulate policies and build risk management strategies, that factor in good practice accounting treatment.
If you’d like more information on any our risk management solutions, please contact your relationship director.
Commercial Cards Solutions
We provide our Commercial Card solutions in euro and US Dollar denominations as well as Sterling. If you are paying suppliers in those euros or US Dollars, a card payment could help to eliminate the costs of transacting in those currencies as well as the risk of currency fluctuations.
You need to hold a Lloyds Bank/Bank of Scotland Business Current account in the relevant currency.