Metals Risk Management
Hedging strategies to protect margins and mitigate price risk
At the core of our business is working with customers to understand and mitigate commodity price risk and structure customized solutions. To navigate price volatility in base metals and precious metals, Cargill provides risk management tools for producers, consumers, merchants and investors.
Cargill’s global metals risk management expertise covers a wide range of products:
Cargill Financial Services Europe Limited (CFSEL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Cargill, is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is a Category 2 member with the London Metal Exchange (LME). Cargill is also a non-clearing member of COMEX and other U.S. commodity exchanges.
Cargill’s dynamic approach to hedging incorporates trade timing based on changing market factors and varied hedging instruments. We customize solutions which can encompass a variety of swaps, structured products and pass through futures and options. This diversified and disciplined strategy may allow participation in both the upside and downside of market movement.
Hedging applications can be revised on a continual basis for effectiveness, based on a customer’s goals and objectives. These tailored price risk management products can protect operating margins and build market share.
A reputation for strength and stability in commodities trading
With more than 150 years of experience in commodities markets, Cargill is a strong, dependable counterparty, offering deep insight and expertise in volatile markets. Visit the corporate financial information page to review a five-year financial summary and credit rating information.
Contact us to learn how we can help build a metals risk management solution that is right for you.
Commodity trading involves risks, and you should fully understand these risks before trading. This information shall not constitute a solicitation to buy or sell futures or options contracts, or OTC products. Please read the full disclaimer for more information.