Corporate treasury

Managing your currency risk

Protect your business from fluctuations in foreign currency markets. We can help you with the currency risk associated with importing and exporting.

  • Understanding your needs

    To help you manage your currency risk, our foreign exchange dealers will listen to your needs. The more they learn about your foreign exchange exposure, the more they can empower you to make informed decisions.

  • A strategy that suits you

    From seamless international payments to bespoke currency hedging services, our experts will take the time to develop a comprehensive understanding of your business and create a tailored strategy for you.

Aisling Dodgson - Head of Investec Treasury
Aisling Dodgson, Head of Investec Treasury

No matter what industry you are in, currency fluctuations will be a risk. By working with our experts, you can manage that risk.

It all starts with a conversation

It all starts with a conversation

Aisling Dodgson

Head of Corporate Treasury

Philip Ahearne

Corporate & Institutional Treasury

Alan Harrison

Corporate Treasury Commodities

Mark O'Brien

Corporate Foreign Exchange

How you can benefit from our expertise

  • Foreign Exchange

    Importer, exporter, or simply have foreign currency positions, we can help you manage the associated risks more effectively. We manage corporate risk and add value to your business.


    • Spot
    • Fixed & Window Forwards
    • Options
    • Swaps
    • Non Deliverable Forwards
    • Structured Hedging Solutions
    • Market Orders - Live 24/7
    • Out of hours dealing (dealer access)


    Client approach

    • Dedicated dealing team
    • Personal & proactive service
    • Fewer clients per dealer
    • Consultative hedging approach
    • Tight spreads and consistent pricing
  • Interest Rates and Balance Sheet

    Bespoke hedging solutions to help you manage the risk associated with interest rate fluctuations, inflation risk, and balance sheet structure.


    • Interest Rate Swaps
    • Interest Rate Options
    • Cross Currency Swaps
    • Inflation Hedging
    • Strategic FX Solutions for Investec companies


    Client Approach

    • Reviews of existing strategies
    • Strategic balance sheet structuring
    • Consultative hedging approach
    • Risk management strategies
  • Commodities

    Tailored products and hedging solutions linked to the prices of tradable commodities, to help mitigate your commodity exposures.


    • Crude Oil
    • Distillates (US, European and Asian)
    • Other energy products such as Coal and Gas
    • Base Metals
    • Precious Metals


    Client Approach

    • Business model analysis
    • Solutions based
    • Hedging strategies leveraging a mix of swaps, average price options and compos
    • Proactive service & execution
    • Combined currency and fuel hedging

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Client testimonials

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Dansko Foods Ltd

‘Time and time again, Investec has proven themselves to be an extremely effective provider of currency options that fit the ever-changing needs of my business.’

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‘The manner in which Investec engages with their customer is in stark contrast to other financial institutions in Ireland. Their knowledge and open sharing of information is a key characteristic of what keeps them successful. I have happily shared my Investec contacts with many external business colleagues.’

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‘Currency management is a very important aspect of our business and I have been very impressed with Investec in terms of their level of customer engagement, the solutions and speed of execution they provide, their depth of market insights and research available to their clients.   For any business engaged in international trade, I would have no hesitation in recommending Investec to them as a valuable partner’.

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‘We have been dealing with Investec and its predecessors for nearly 30 years for our FX requirements and they have been a loyal and respected partner during that time. Investec understands our business in Ireland and UK and has consistently contributed to our business needs in a friendly and constructive way.’

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Smyths Toys

‘We have an excellent relationship with our dealing team at Investec. They fully understand our business model and consequently our FX requirements. The Team are very proactive in coming to us with appropriate hedging solutions. As a business, we value Investec’s credit support and their competitive pricing to manage these risks.’

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Air Contractors

‘The Investec team understands our business requirements and tailors products best suited for us. We have found Investec to be extremely helpful in providing us with FX solutions at a time of huge market volatility and this, combined with an offering of simple effective fuel hedge solutions means we can mitigate risk.’