DAG helps clients choose the right swap, not the one that’s going to make the bank the most money. We’ll help you determine the best swap for your needs, after analyzing your risk profile, the economic environment, and the interest rate markets.[READ MORE]
Negotiating and Executing a Swap
Many borrowers are unaware they can negotiate the swap documentation and pricing. DAG helps clients negotiate the best swap terms and pricing from their bank. Our experience and pricing systems achieve the most beneficial terms for our clients.[READ MORE]
Terminating a Swap
When borrowers refinance or pay down a loan, they often need to terminate all or a portion of a swap. DAG independently calculates the value of your swap to insure you receive the best value from your bank when terminating a swap. [READ MORE]
Accounting for your Swap
To obtain the most favorable accounting treatment for swaps and hedges, strict accounting requirements must be followed. DAG helps clients conform to FASB and GASB accounting standards to avoid undesirable earnings volatility or potential restatements. [READ MORE]
Who We Are.
DAG is a consulting firm assisting borrowers with swaps, derivatives and debt. We are independent of any bank or broker. We help clients design, negotiate and execute hedging programs for interest rates, foreign currency and commodities. We also provide hedge accounting and valuation services for FASB 133/157, GASB 53. DAG works for borrowers, putting banking industry veterans on their side of the table. Let our expertise and experience help you get the best terms and pricing from your bank.
Why Hire Us?
Save money…get good advice. Most borrowers get their only advice from the bank selling them the swap. This is an obvious conflict of interest though, since a dollar in your pocket means a dollar out of the bank’s. Banks have an incentive to recommend the most expensive swap for every situation, whether that makes sense for a borrower or not. DAG works only for you. We’ll help you choose the right structure for your needs and we’ll work to negotiate the best terms and pricing for you. We have a detailed understanding of lenders and their pricing systems, and we’ll walk you through all the complexities of hedging process. Our expert pricing negotiation alone will pay our fees several times over. Read More