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|Precious Metal Financing and Hedging|
|Keywords: Precious Metal, Gold, Leasing|
|Abstract An overview of precious metal leasing and the role a lease plays in hedging and/or financing precious metal containing assets or inventories. Also discussed are the advantages/disadvantages of using “traditional” financing to support precious metal requirements, the challenges involved in financing “commodities” and an overview of how in proper hedging of precious metal can impact the financial well-being of a company.|
|Paul Angland, Relationship Manager
HSBC Bank USA, National Association