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So much depends upon US interest rates

James Stretton
21 November 2017

Stock markets continue to climb a wall of worry. Some have...

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Euro stays strong through interesting times

Francesco Podesta
16 November 2017

Commodities (from the Latin commoditatem, “fitness,...

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The UK: Inside (but somehow also outside) the EU

Lionel Kruger
14 November 2017

Brexit noise, and the resultant political turmoil, are building to...

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Project Finance Q1 Deal Digest

Ian MacFarlane
7 November 2017

The Infrastructure market continues to see steady growth with PPP...

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New seating plan at the Federal Reserve

Joshua Roberts
6 November 2017

Why don’t we start with a show of hands: who was surprised...

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Bank of England raises by 25 basis points

James Stretton
2 November 2017

For the first time since July 2007, the Bank of England has raised...

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So much depends upon US interest rates

21 November 2017

Stock markets continue to climb a wall of worry. Some have...

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Euro stays strong through interesting times

16 November 2017

Commodities (from the Latin commoditatem, “fitness,...

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T.H.A.T. Thought No. 29 - EBITDA-MRI

14 February 2017

Over the last two years, there has been an increasing pressure...

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T.H.A.T. Thought No. 30 - Phasing out LIBOR

31 July 2017

FCA Chief Executive Andrew Bailey has announced plans to phase out...

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The UK: Inside (but somehow also outside) the EU

14 November 2017

Brexit noise, and the resultant political turmoil, are building to...

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Project Finance Q1 Deal Digest

7 November 2017

The Infrastructure market continues to see steady growth with PPP...

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John Rathbone: Obituary

11 October 2017

John Christopher Daniel Rathbone, 69, passed away on...

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Interest Rate Cap Value and current volatilities

11 July 2017

The concept of volatility is essential in finance; from...

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Real Estate Breakfast Series: Logistics Breakfast

5 June 2017

Attention turned to logistics for JCRA’s latest...

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JCRA named in 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain

11 May 2017

We are thrilled to be named as one of the 1000 Companies...

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JCRA Review 2016/17

10 February 2017

Our annual review includes deal highlights, case...

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Real Estate Breakfast series: Retail sector

20 January 2017

The bricks and mortar world of retail was the focus of...

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BREXIT and new data makes for interesting week

17 January 2017

The major event of this week will be Theresa May’s...

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Update: Proposed BEPS rules announced

12 December 2016

To prevent large businesses from using interest expense...

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Update: BPF’s Government consultation on BEPS

The future for UK wholly owned groups is a little more...

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Going to market for funding through Affordable

27 May 2016

JCRA aims is to find the lowest source of...

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JCRA acquires Canaccord Genuity's team

JCRA has acquired CanaccordGenuity’s (Canaccord)...

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Update: Why the implementation of BEPS matters

We explore why the implementation of BEPS matters to the...

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Is there an upside for investee companies of a

12 April 2016

Can investee companies with foreign currency receivables...

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JCRA Review 2015/2016

23 February 2016

In the same spirit of...

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South African Medium Term Budget: What to expect

Lionel Kruger

For any successful economy, a spirit of mutual respect and...

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FASB Makes Hedge Accounting Easier: ASU 2017-12

Brian Phelan
6 October 2017

Background Accounting for derivatives...

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Exchange rate implications on aspects of the UK

Benoit de Benaze
18 September 2017

Volatility in the FX markets has a habit of focusing the mind...

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Weaning the U.S. off Libor

Brian Phelan
13 September 2017

On July 27 2017, nine whole years since the tampering scandal...

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Weaning the world off Libor

Ivan Harkins
24 August 2017

On 27 July 2017, nine whole years after the tampering scandal...

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The Impact of South Africa's Credit Rating

Lionel Kruger

A lacklustre 2016, which saw South African GDP shrink by...

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Three key steps to making an informed FX hedging

JCRA
11 July 2017

In times of heightened FX volatility, it is important to be aware...

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Sub-Saharan Renewables in Global Energy Markets

JCRA

Over recent decades, energy use across the world has increased...

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The true cost of the Eskom standoff

JCRA
5 April 2017

JCRA have released the latest paper in their sub-Saharan Africa...

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The ins and outs of an FX hedging decision

Jonathan Lye
16 March 2017

Making a foreign exchange (FX) hedging decision is never a...

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FX hedging for private debt funds

James Stretton
13 February 2017

In this short whitepaper: FX hedging for private debt funds,...

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Renewable energy in sub-Saharan Africa

JCRA

JCRA, in collaboration with the

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Hedge accounting in the UK

Paco Carballo
31 January 2017

FRS102, the new UK GAAP standard, applicable mostly to non-listed...

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Challenges in refinancing P3 debt in Canada

JCRA
14 November 2016

The international investment community has flocked to Canadian...

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Hedging FX risk in sub-Saharan Africa

James Stretton

The sharp rise in the volatility of foreign exchange (FX) markets...

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Interest Rate Hedging in Real Estate

Ivan Harkins

This short paper looks at how interest rate hedging products have...

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Is it the right time for borrowers to hedge their

Ivan Harkins
19 February 2016

Is the recent market turmoil the third part of the financial...

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PRESS RELEASE

JCRA Group expands US team with two senior hires

6 November 2017

JCRA Group are delighted to announce the hiring of former Cardinal Risk Advisors duo, Gina Sullivan and Peter Turk.   Gina and Peter will join JCRA in their New York office and...

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JCRA completes £13.6m MBO with Connection Capital

29 August 2017

  - Connection Capital invests in JC Rathbone Associates (JCRA) - Management and employees invest alongside Connection...

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JCRA/Peel Hunt DCM Collaboration Announces Early Closure of Burford Bond.

25 May 2017

JC Rathbone Associates Limited (JCRA) is pleased to announce the early closure of the most recent sterling retail eligible bond for Burford, led by the Debt Capital Market team collaboration at...

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PRESS RELEASE

JCRA Group expands US team with two senior hires

6 November 2017

JCRA Group are delighted to announce the hiring of former Cardinal Risk Advisors duo, Gina Sullivan and Peter Turk.   Gina and Peter will join JCRA in their New York office and...

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JCRA completes £13.6m MBO with Connection Capital

29 August 2017

  - Connection Capital invests in JC Rathbone Associates (JCRA) - Management and employees invest alongside Connection...

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JCRA/Peel Hunt DCM Collaboration Announces Early Closure of Burford Bond.

25 May 2017

JC Rathbone Associates Limited (JCRA) is pleased to announce the early closure of the most recent sterling retail eligible bond for Burford, led by the Debt Capital Market team collaboration at...

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The true cost of the Eskom standoff

4 April 2017

Eskom’s announcement in July 2016 that it would not sign any independent power producers onto the South African power grid threw a booming renewables sector into disarray. JCRA, a...

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New Debt Capital Markets collaboration launch first bond issue

17 March 2017

JCRA announced the first bond issue led by the Debt Capital Market team at Peel Hunt, which was established as part of the collaboration with JCRA at the end of 2016. The £50m...

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JCRA appoints Benoit Duhil de Benaze as Director

15 March 2017

Leading financial risk consultancy JCRA is delighted to announce the appointment of Benoit Duhil de Benaze as Director. Working from their London offices, Benoit will help to drive and further...

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JCRA and Peel Hunt collaborate on new debt advisory offering

17 October 2016

  Peel Hunt, the independent corporate broking, advisory and trading house focused on UK mid and small caps, has today further expanded its advisory offering by adding Debt Capital...

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JCRA extends reach in Scotland with new Glasgow office

12 October 2016

Leading financial risk management consultancy, JCRA, is expanding its Scottish operations and opening a new Glasgow office. Headed up by Director Samantha Bett, the office will...

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JCRA expands into South African Infrastructure market with the appointment of Lionel Kruger

4 October 2016

Leading financial risk management consultancy, JCRA, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lionel Kruger as a Director in the Project Finance and Infrastructure team based in...

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UK GDP needs the same investment as Team GB

16 August 2016

Following a disastrous Atlanta 1996 Olympics, an investigation was launched into what went wrong with the performance of Team GB and how it could be fixed. The outcome was rather...

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JCRA secures key talent with appointment of Shripal Shah

13 June 2016

J.C. Rathbone Associates Limited (JCRA), a leading financial risk management consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shripal Shah as Director of Real Estate Debt...

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Brexit – a silver lining for UK care home sector?

12 June 2016

With political parties imploding, sterling at its lowest level in 31 years and countless EU citizens left in limbo, many are predicting a turbulent time ahead. However, that gloomy outlook is not...

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