Derivatives Not Dead for CFOs

Derivatives Not Dead for CFOs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

LatAm CFOs still have appetite for derivatives, despite a recent high profile default and hefty losses from abuse of the product, say bankers and analysts. “You will still need to hedge, no matter what,” says the head of a major Wall Street shop’s LatAm derivatives desk. “You are going to see a little bit of back to basics,” he adds. “It’s a viable product that has been abused,” says another regional head of investment bank. “It will still be sold where it makes sense.” According to bankers, mos

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