The objective of all corporations is to create value for shareholders. One way to achieve this is by improving a firm’s operations. Although the principle is straightforward, determining exactly what improvements should be carried out to increase or at least sustain the overall value of the firm remains a challenge for management.Read More EVA® and Operational Analysis
In an economic environment with a strengthening dollar, a weakening euro and yen, and a steady anticipation of interest rate hikes in the US, the topic of currency hedges comes closer to the spotlight particularly for multinational firms with presence in the US, Europe, and/or Asia. As a result, firms with greater currency risks that have not previously hedged currency may be evaluating whether now is a good time to start. As the experts in value management, value strategy, and value creation, we outline below two items of importance in implementing and managing a hedging policy.