This comprehensive guide examines the role of capital trading in financial instruments, commercial and private banking in an international perspective, and is required reading for any bank manager, controller or consultant.
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, capital management has become a critical factor in value creation for banks and other financial institutions. Although complex and subject to regulatory change, the strategic importance of capital management became apparent during the crisis and has moved the subject to the top of corporate agendas. Bank and Insurance Capital Management is an essential guide to help banks and insurance companies understand and manage their capital position. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it provides proven techniques for managing bank capital, as well as explaining key capital management perspectives, including accounting, regulatory, risk and capital management and corporate finance. It also shows how to analyze a firm's stakeholders such as depositors, policy holders, debt holders and shareholders, and manage their expectations, and how to align risk and capital management so as to best optimize the return on capital and preserve capital in periods of stress. Economic capital is also discussed in depth, as are the practicalities of bank and insurance M&A, and the book also shows how financial innovations can be used to optimise the capital position and how diversification effects are reflected in the capital position. This book will arm readers with the knowledge and skills needed to understand how capital management can improve capital structure and performance, achieving an optimal cost of, and return on capital, creating value as a result.
Featuring new credit engineering tools, Managing Bank Risk combines innovative analytic methods with traditional credit management processes. Professor Glantz provides print and electronic risk-measuring tools that ensure credits are made in accordance with bank policy and regulatory requirements, giving bankers with the data necessary for judging asset quality and value. The book's two sections, "New Approaches to Fundamental Analysis" and "Credit Administration," show readers ways to assimilate new tools, such as credit derivatives, cash flow computer modeling, distress prediction and workout, interactive risk rating models, and probabilistic default screening, with well-known controls. By following the guidelines of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, Managing Bank Risk offers useful models, programs, and documents essential for creating a sound credit risk environment, credit granting processes, and appropriate administrative and monitoring controls. Key Features * Book includes features such as: * Chapter-concluding questions * Case studies illustrating all major tools * EDF™ Credit Measure provided by KMV, the world's leading provide of market-based quantitative credit risk products * Library of internet links directs readers to information on evolving credit disciplines, such as portfolio management, credit derivatives, risk rating, and financial analysis * CD-ROM containing interactive models and a useful document collection * Credit engineering tools covered include: * Statistics and simulation driven forecasting * Risk adjusted pricing * Credit derivatives * Ratios * Cash flow computer modeling * Distress prediction and workouts * Capital allocation * Credit exposure systems * Computerized loan pricing * Sustainable growth * Interactive risk rating models * Probabilistc default screening * Accompanying CD includes: * Interactive 10-point risk rating model * Comprehensive cash flow model * Trial version of CB Pro, a time-series forecasting program * Stochastic net borrowed funds pricing model * Asset based lending models, courtesy Federal Reserve Bank * The Uniform Financial Institutions Rationg System (CAMELS) * Two portfolio optimization software models * a library of documents from the International Swap Dealers Association, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and others
This book edited by industry expert Michael Ong explores how capital is measured and managed by banks and other financial institutions and how current techniques should be improved to address the issues highlighted in the recent crisis.
Management of Banking and Financial Services focuses on the basic concepts of banking and financial services, and how these concepts are applied in the global banking environment as well as in India. In addition to presenting the big picture of the
Value at Risk and Bank Capital Management offers a unique combination of concise, expert academic analysis of the latest technical VaR measures and their applications, and the practical realities of bank decision making about capital management and capital allocation. The book contains concise, expert analysis of the latest technical VaR measures but without the highly mathematical component of other books. It discusses practical applications of these measures in the real world of banking, focusing on effective decision making for capital management and allocation. The author, Francesco Saita, is based at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, one of the foremost institutions for banking in Europe. He provides readers with his extensive academic and theoretical expertise combined with his practical and real-world understanding of bank structure, organizational constraints, and decision-making processes. This book is recommended for graduate students in master's or Ph.D. programs in finance/banking and bankers and risk managers involved in capital allocation and portfolio management. Contains concise, expert analysis of the latest technical VaR measures but without the highly mathematical component of other books Discusses practical applications of these measures in the real world of banking, focusing on effective decision making for capital management and allocation Author is based at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, one of the foremost institutions for banking in Europe
This is the second edition of this book which considers issues involved in the assessment, analysis, and management of financial risks in banking. It highlights risk-management principles and the accountability of key players in corporate governance process, as well as discussing transparency in bank's financial statements. It also contains new material including chapters on the management of the treasury function, management of a stable liquidity investment portfolio, and a discussion of proprietary trading activities and asset management liability components. A hardback version is also available (ISBN 0821354655) containing illustrative prototype software and Excel spreadsheets which can be adapted for banking diagnostic processes.
Leahy looks at the principles governing the relationships between businesses and their bankers, and at the services banks provide to their corporate clients, examining the establishment, maintenance, review and termination of such relationships
This book provides a comprehensive overview of topics focusing on assessment, analysis, and management of financial risks in banking. The publication emphasizes risk-management principles and stresses that key players in the corporate governance process are accountable for managing the different dimensions of financial risk. This third edition remains faithful to the objectives of the original publication. A significant new edition is the inclusion of chapters on the management of the treasury function. Advances made by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision are reflected in the chapters on capital adequacy, transparency, and banking supervision. This publication should be of interest to a wide body of users of bank financial data. The target audience includes persons responsible for the analysis of banks and for the senior management or organizations directing their efforts.
An advanced method for financial institutions to optimize Asset Liability Management for maximized return and minimized risk Financial institutions today are facing daunting regulatory and economic challenges. As they manage bank regulation and competition, institutions are also optimizing their Asset Liability Management (ALM) operations. The function of the ALM unit today goes beyond risk management related to the banking book into managing regulatory capital and positioning the balance sheet to maximize profit. Asset Liability Management Optimization: A Practitioner's Guide to Balance Sheet Management and Remodelling offers a step-by-step process for modeling and reshaping a bank's balance sheet. Based on the author's extensive research, it describes how to apply a quantifiable optimization method to help maximize asset return and minimize funding cost in the banking book. ALM ranks as a key component of any financial institution's overall operating strategy. Now, financial professionals can use an advanced solution for optimizing ALM. This book takes a closer look at the evolving role of the ALM function and the target position of the banking book. It provides strategies for active management, structuring, and hedging of a bank balance sheet, while also exploring additional topics related to ALM. A description of the Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP) process related to a bank’s target position Detailed examinations of interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB) Discussion of Basel III regulatory requirements and maturity gap analysis Overview of customer behavior, along with its impact on interest rate and liquidity risk Practical spreadsheet models (NII sensitivity and EVE volatility IRRBB model, simplified optimization model for minimization of average funding cost for a bank and an example of behavioral model for Non-Maturing Deposits) Explorations of model risk, sensitivity analysis, and case studies The optimization techniques found in Asset Liability Management Optimization can prove vital to financial professionals who are tasked with maximizing asset return and reducing funding costs as a critical part of business objectives.
Stay liquid, think global, and better manage resources withthis authoritative guide Working Capital Management is a comprehensive primer onkeeping your business financially competitive in the face oflimited access to short-term funds. With detailed insightapplicable to each phase in the business cycle, this authoritativeguide helps managers revamp current practices for more efficientuse of assets and liabilities, including more stringent monitoringand planning of collections, disbursements, and balances. Readerswill learn how to minimize investments in idle resources, and howto maximize the use of forecast data to better identify risk andthe optimal use of available funds. Case studies illustrate thepractical applications of the ideas presented, with particularattention given to cash budgeting, forecasting, bankingrelationships and other common scenarios with specificrequirements. Managing a company’s short-term resources is both an artand a science. Effectively maintaining funds for ongoing activities– and keeping those funds liquid, mobile, and available– is a masterful skillset lacking in business. WorkingCapital Management offers practical advice for managers in thischallenging position, providing guidance that helps them: Learn the specific metrics at work in capital management, andthe problems that they can cause Improve cash management with robust fraud protection and betteruse of short-term instruments Manage the issues that arise from accounts receivable,inventory, payables, information management, and internationalsources Develop an effective management system for key points in theworking capital cycle The recent liquidity crisis in the U.S. has thrown the spotlightonto those companies that have adjusted well to credit contractionand the weakened economy, and these success stories – some ofwhich are noted in the book – demonstrate that a positivebusiness outcome can be accomplished. Working CapitalManagement provides a clear look at a complex issue, withpractical, actionable, sustainable advice.
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An in-depth look at how banks and financial institutions manage assets and liabilities Created for banking and finance professionals with a desire to expand their management skillset, this book focuses on how banks manage assets and liabilities, set up governance structures to minimize risks, and approach such critical areas as regulatory disclosures, interest rates, and risk hedging. It was written by the experts at the world-renowned Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, an organization dedicated to providing the international banking community with education and training. Explains bank regulations and the relationship with monetary authorities, statements, and disclosures Considers the governance structure of banks and how it can be used to manage assets and liabilities Offers strategies for managing assets and liabilities in such areas as loan and investment portfolios, deposits, and funds Explores capital and liquidity, including current standards under Basel II and Basel III, funding needs, and stress testing Presents guidance on managing interest rate risk, hedging, and securitization
Working Capital Management: An Overview 2. A Valuation Framework 3. Working Capital Policies 4. Cash Management Systems: Collection Systems 5. Cash Management Systems: Cash Concentration Systems 6. Cash Management Systems: Disbursement Systems 7. Forecasting Cash Flows 8. Corporate Liquidity And Financial Flexibility 9. Cash Management Optimisation Models 10. Receivables Management: Trade Credit 11. Receivables Management: Credit Granting Decisions 12. Monitoring Accounts Receivables 13. Payables Management And Instruments Of Short-Term Financing 14. Inventory Management 15. Programming Working Capital Management 16. Integrating Working Capital And Capital Investment Processes 17. Monetary System 18. Money Market In India 19. Banking System In India 20. Working Capital Control And Banking Policy ..... 27. Managing Short-Term International Financial Transactions Appendices Index
A comprehensive primer for executives and managers on working capital management With limited access to credit and short term funding, it is increasingly important that companies focus on working capital management to free up funds and optimize liqidity. Written in the easy-to-follow Essentials Series style, Essentials of Working Capital Management covers the main components of working capital. Covers the latest trends around working capital Discusses a range of working capital topics, including cash management, banking relations, accounts receivable, inventory, accounts payable, and foreign exchange Analyzes the efficient utilization of current assets and liabilities of a business through each phase of the operating cycle Examines the planning, monitoring, and management of the company's collections, disbursements and concentration banking Explores the gathering and management of information and forecast data to effectively use funds and identify risk Focused on how businesses can continue to be successful in these difficult times, specifically in relation to the limited credit available to businesses, this book puts practical guidance at your fingertips so you can put them to work right away. A comprehensive case introduces each major section of the book, and suggested solutions are included in a book appendix.
Dealing with all aspects of risk management that have undergone significant innovation in recent years, this book aims at being a reference work in its field. Different to other books on the topic, it addresses the challenges and opportunities facing the different risk management types in banks, insurance companies, and the corporate sector. Due to the rising volatility in the financial markets as well as political and operational risks affecting the business sector in general, capital adequacy rules are equally important for non-financial companies. For the banking sector, the book emphasizes the modifications implied by the Basel II proposal. The volume has been written for academics as well as practitioners, in particular finance specialists. It is unique in bringing together such a wide array of experts and correspondingly offers a complete coverage of recent developments in risk management.
Banks are a vital part of the global economy, and the essence of banking is asset-liability management (ALM). This book is a comprehensive treatment of an important financial market discipline. A reference text for all those involved in banking and the debt capital markets, it describes the techniques, products and art of ALM. Subjects covered include bank capital, money market trading, risk management, regulatory capital and yield curve analysis. Highlights of the book include detailed coverage of: Liquidity, gap and funding risk management Hedging using interest-rate derivatives and credit derivatives Impact of Basel II Securitisation and balance sheet management Structured finance products including asset-backed commercial paper, mortgage-backed securities, collateralised debt obligations and structured investment vehicles, and their role in ALM Treasury operations and group transfer pricing. Concepts and techniques are illustrated with case studies and worked examples. Written in accessible style, this book is essential reading for market practitioners, bank regulators, and graduate students in banking and finance. Companion website features online access to software on applications described in the book, including a yield curve model, cubic spline spreadsheet calculator and CDO waterfall model.
Over the last fifty years, increasingly sophisticated risk measurement and management techniques have revolutionized the field of finance. More recently, the globalization of financial markets and policy changes in the regulation of financial institutions have impacted upon how commercial banks manage risk. The widespread implications of these fundamental changes prompted an international conference held in May, 1997, devoted to the topic of risk management and regulation in banking. This book contains the formal papers and the panel discussions that comprise the conference proceedings, and thus collects some of the latest research on managing financial market risk by top scholars, policymakers, and high-ranking banking officials from around the world.