Ivan Asensio, Ph.D.


Ivan Oscar Asensio advises global corporations and institutional investment managers on solving problems related to currency risk. He has held similar roles at HSBC, Merrill Lynch & Co., and Bank of America in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

His approach when engaging clients involves the use of quantitative techniques for purposes of risk discovery, risk quantification, and ultimately the development of tailored strategies that are consistent with the institution’s stage in the life cycle, performance objectives, desired accounting presentation, and risk tolerance.

Dr. Asensio received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He also holds an M.S. degree in statistics from UCLA, and dual-undergraduate degrees in finance and mathematics from USC.
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Silicon Valley Bank
Head of FX Risk Advisory

Expert Insights from Ivan Asensio

US dollar on the move – what to do now?

 
Ivan Asensio, Ph.D., Cate Camerota

FX Risk Advisory: Foreign exchange hedging for global fund exits

 
Ivan Asensio, Ph.D., Bobby Donnelly

FX Quarterly Outlook Q4 2022: Update and outlook on currencies impacting the innovation economy

 
Ivan Asensio, Ph.D., Will Joyce

FX Risk Advisory: Foreign exchange hedging for global fund investments

 
Ivan Asensio, Ph.D.

Strike while the dollar is hot: Renegotiating US dollar-denominated contracts

 
Ivan Asensio, Ph.D., Irwin Bautista

FX Update: Week of September 5 – Risk aversion helps keep dollar well bid

 
Ivan Asensio, Ph.D.