As leader in our field, we provide services to companies active in the sourcing, production, storage, trade and distribution of crude oil, refined oil products, natural gas, coal, agricultural products, metals and steel. We work closely with you to analyse your financial needs, identify opportunities and manage your commodity and financial risks. We regularly develop new services and products that can give you a real edge in your markets.
We operate as a single business line to leverage our international scope and the tailored, knowledge-intensive nature of our services. The result is strong communication, focused expertise, and fast and flawless execution. Our pro-active approach to risk management is embedded in every step of the process.
We serve global players active throughout the energy value chain, from production to consumption. Offering everything from transactional services linked to the flow of goods through to structured finance solutions.
We help clients originate, transport, trade, process and distribute agricultural raw materials. Providing financial structures ranging from straightforward inventory financing to highly structured financing transactions in emerging economies.
We finance companies active in the trade and distribution of all metal commodities through the entire trading cycle, from procurement to production. Providing everything from pre-production finance to tolling arrangements and hedge funding.
Our specialists can design and execute financing solutions to meet your specific needs:
Pre-export and conversion finance or performance-based lending
Processing of LCs, collections, guarantees, cash management and electronic banking
Servicing and advising customers who add value to the commodity chain
Lending: short-term working capital to bridge the gap between delivery by the producer and payment by the manufacturer or consumer
Financing counterparty risk (payment or delivery) on banks and corporates in non-OECD countries
Conditional payment instruments: documentary credits, guarantees and payments against collateral releases
Collateral management: administration and valuation
Tools for hedging a range of risks: payment, political, performance, commodity price, currency and interest rate
Marine cargo risk, political risk and other credit insurances
Structured commodity finance: performance-based and hybrid structured commodity finance solutions. Advice across the full range of corporate finance scenarios, including M&As, IPOs and private placements.