Fabien Le Floc'h

Calypso Technology

Senior Financial Engineer

106 rue de la Boetie

Paris, 75008

France

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Explicit SABR Calibration Through Simple Expansions

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jul 2014
Fabien Le Floc'h and Gary J. Kennedy
Calypso Technology and Clarus Financial Technology
Downloads 4,847 (3,669)
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stochastic volatility, SABR, calibration, implied volatility, finance

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Fast and Accurate Analytic Basis Point Volatility

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 3,152 (7,480)
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implied volatility, Bachelier, b.p. vol

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Finite Difference Techniques for Arbitrage Free SABR

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Fabien Le Floc'h and Gary J. Kennedy
Calypso Technology and Clarus Financial Technology
Downloads 2,151 (13,738)
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stochastic volatility, SABR, TR-BDF2, Crank-Nicolson, finite difference, finance

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Arbitrages in the Volatility Surface Interpolation and Extrapolation

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 1,776 (18,531)

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volatility surface

5.

Stable Interpolation for the Yield Curve

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2015
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 1,178 (34,213)
Citation 2

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yield curve, finance

6.

Issues of Nelder-Mead Simplex Optimisation with Constraints

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Jul 2012
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 988 (44,003)
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Finance, Non-Linear Optimisation, Nelder-Mead, Downhill Simplex

7.

Fourier Integration and Stochastic Volatility Calibration

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 861 (53,239)
Citation 1

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Heston, Bates, Schobel-Zhu, Double Heston, COS method

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Numerical Methods for the Valuation of Accumulators under Local Volatility

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 779 (60,969)

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Option, Finance, Local Volatility, Monte-Carlo, Milstein, Euler, Accumulator, Displaced Diffusion

9.

Initial Guesses for SVI Calibration

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 743 (64,907)

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SVI, calibration, implied volatility, finance

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On the Simulation of a Quanto Process Under Local Volatility

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jul 2012
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 719 (67,694)

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Quanto, Option, Finance, Local Volatility, Displaced Diffusion

11.

Variance Swap Replication: Discrete or Continuous?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 581 (88,654)
Citation 1

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variance swap, volatility, derivatives, replication, finance

12.

Barrier Options Under Negative Rates in Black-Scholes

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Fabien Le Floc'h and Alexander Prüll
Calypso Technology and Erste Group Bank AG
Downloads 444 (122,987)
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barrier option, Black-Scholes, finance

13.

Volatility Derivatives Practical Notes

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 407 (135,992)

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variance swap, volatility swap, replication, Filon, oscillatory integrand, finance

14.

More Stochastic Expansions for the Pricing of Vanilla Options with Cash Dividends

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2016
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 253 (225,352)
Citation 1

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Discrete dividends, cash dividends, stochastic expansion, option, pricing, Black-Scholes, finance

15.

Positive Second Order Finite Difference Methods on Fokker-Planck Equations with Dirac Initial Data - Application in Finance

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2015
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 203 (277,782)
Citation 1

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SABR, Fokker-Planck, Dirac, BDF2, Richardson extrapolation, Crank-Nicolson, finite difference

16.

Pitfalls of Exponential Fitting on the Black-Scholes PDE

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2016
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 195 (288,116)

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Black-Scholes, PDE, exponential fitting, Scharfetter-Gummel, partial differential equation, diffusion

17.

Exact Forward in Monte-Carlo

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 195 (288,116)
Citation 1

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Monte-Carlo, Finance, Option

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Lower and Upper Bounds in the Monte-Carlo Simulation of Bermudan Basket Options

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 May 2013
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 183 (304,842)

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Monte-Carlo, American Option, Bermudan Option, Longstaff-Schwartz

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Exact Forward and Put-Call Parity with TR-BDF2

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2014
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 180 (309,428)
Citation 1

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Finite difference, TR-BDF2, Calibration

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Positive Second Order Finite Difference Methods on Fokker-Planck Equations with Dirac Initial Data

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Jul 2017
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 171 (323,669)

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Euler, Dirac, BDF2, Richardson extrapolation, Crank-Nicolson, finite difference

21.

Trapped by the Tails of the Bivariate Normal Distribution

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Fabien Le Floc'h, Hector Ciruelos and Alexander Prüll
Calypso Technology, Calypso Technology and Erste Group Bank AG
Downloads 151 (359,594)

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bivariate normal distribution, normal distribution, partial barrier option, finance

22.

Maximum Implied Variance Slope - Practical Aspects

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 May 2023
Fabien Le Floc'h and Winfried Koller
Calypso Technology and Independent
Downloads 66 (632,133)

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arbitrages, implied volatility, Black-Scholes, quantitative finance, pricing

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Free Boundary SABR with Arbitrage-Free Finite Difference Methods

Posted: 13 Feb 2016
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology

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stochastic volatility, SABR, TR-BDF2, Crank-Nicolson, finite difference, finance

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TR-BDF2 for Stable American Option Pricing

Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2013
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology

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Finite Difference, American, Option, Finance, Pricing, trbdf2, TR-BDF2, Rannacher

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 454
1.

Greeks Under the Ju-Zhong American Option Model

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Fabien Le Floc'h
Calypso Technology
Downloads 454

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American Option