Our partnership

As a leading, independent currency risk management specialist, Mesirow Financial Currency Management (MFCM) has been delivering innovative, customized currency risk management solutions to institutions globally since 1990. Since 2003, PPI has worked in close partnership with MFCM to provide business development, client service, and marketing support to our growing European business.

Currency overlay

MFCM and PPI provide institutional clients including pension funds, insurance companies, multinationals, sovereign wealth funds, central banks and family offices with customized passive and dynamic currency risk management solutions. Together we provide expert independent advice partnering with our clients to implement tailor-made currency risk solutions designed for their unique needs and objectives.

The approach

1. Client assessment

Client specific needs, risk tolerance & objectives, determine the appropriate overlay approach, passive or active.

2. Data collection

Collect & assess underlying exposures from custodian bank and fund managers, and setting specific mandate parameters.

3. Trading and settlement

Ensuring all investment guidelines are met, and best execution is achieved.

4. Periodical reporting

Providing a transparent view of the hedging programs effectiveness and incurred transaction costs to clients and their consultants.

Our products

Our customized currency management solutions

Dynamic Hedging

Passive currency overlay

Dynamic Hedging

The goal of an active currency overlay strategy is to manage currency risk in order to add value to a client’s overall portfolio.

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Passive currency overlay

The goal of a passive currency overlay strategy is to eliminate currency risk. This strategy consists in neutralizing currency exposure in a client’s portfolio.

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