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Deep Dive Derivatives

About This Course

The financial markets have evolved and the use of derivatives have become synonymous with efficient and effective treasury and market risk practices. The use of derivatives are common amongst multinational corporate clients, institutional traders, banks and other financial market participants across the entire financial system.

This course aims to provide a thorough understanding of the various concepts and pricing principals that underscores the use and application of derivatives. It covers derivatives across various asset classes including a key focus on Repurchase Agreements as well as foreign exchange and the other interest bearing instruments.

Course Director

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Billy Viljoen

Billy has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets. He currently acts as a consultant to some of South Africa’s major corporate clients on treasury risk management. He has held senior positions at two of South Africa’s major financial institutions both in South Africa and New York with the most recent being director and head of FX Options sales at ABSA Capital where he was responsible for the bank’s FX structuring business across South Africa. He is considered a subject matter expert in foreign exchange derivatives Billy through his years has obtained unparalleled dynamic hedging experience as a corporate client advisor and derivative structurer to clients located across Africa, Europe and the Americas.

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