Webinar: Balance Sheet Strategy: Potential Decreasing Rates

Webinar: Balance Sheet Strategy: Potential Decreasing Rates

February 26, 2019

Balance Sheet Strategy: Protecting Against Potentially Decreasing Rates


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Our economic expansion is one of the longest on record and fed funds is already up about 200 bps from cycle lows. As macro and political events expose the market’s shaking confidence in the Fed’s ability to raise rates, we are seeing more banks take a proactive approach to protect against falling rates. Please join Scott Hildenbrand, Principal and Chief Balance Sheet Strategist at Sandler O’Neill, as he discusses the emerging theme of down rate risk and its impact on the community banking landscape. Actionable ideas, including tactical balance sheet repositioning, off-balance sheet hedging, and liability restructurings will be covered to provide examples of how banks are approaching this new challenge.


Scott Hildenbrand
Principal and Chief Balance Sheet Strategist, Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P.

Scott Hildenbrand is a Principal and Chief Balance Sheet Strategist of Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. He heads the Balance Sheet Analysis and Strategy group, which works with financial institutions on interest rate risk management, investment portfolio strategy, retail and wholesale funding management, derivative strategy, capital planning, budgeting, and stress testing.

Mr. Hildenbrand is a frequent financial industry commentator and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bank Director Magazine and S&P Global Market Intelligence. He regularly speaks on issues related to balance sheet management at industry conferences and community banker forums throughout the country.

Mr. Hildenbrand holds a M.B.A in Finance from Loyola College in Maryland and a Bachelors degree from Gettysburg College. He serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Liam’s Room, a not-for-profit organization that focuses on medical care for children with serious illnesses.

Registration to the live session includes:

  • One online connection
  • CPE credit for registrant
  • Permission to reproduce the handouts and other written material for additional attendees at your location

Only registered attendees of the live session can obtain CPE credit. Attendees of FMS live webinars also receive two views of the On-Demand version of the program they attend. Use this bonus feature to share the program with colleagues or as a refresher at a later date. Instructions for viewing the on-demand session will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the live event.


Credit Hours

Earn up to 1 hours of CPE credit.
  • Level: Basic
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advance preparation: None
  • Field of Study: Finance
  • Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
  • Length: 60 minutes

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2/26/2019 2:00 PM - 2/26/2019 3:00 PM
United States

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