The process of trading, procuring and selling commodities has always been risky and intricate, and it’s only becoming more complex. Market structures have shifted, and so risk management solutions must respond to that change. Avadhut Naik, Head of Solutions at Quantifi talks to Commodity Technology Advisory about Quantifi's strong track record in the risk management space and how they've extended this capability to cover the needs of the commodity trading sector.
COFCO International is the overseas agriculture business platform for COFCO Corporation, China's largest food and agriculture company. COFCO International is focused on being a leader in the global grains, oilseeds and sugar supply chains, with assets across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. To support its growth strategy, COFCO International sought a fully integrated, scalable, flexible and functionally rich solution that would enable it to better manage counterparty risk and enhance process efficiencies across its global operations.
With the support of two global ag trading companies, Quantifi successfully expanded their product footprint to address the valuation complexities unique to the commodity markets. Now, with several hedge funds and global-scale commodity trading firms using their products to manage counterparty credit risk and analytics in the softs and ags markets (and with plans to move into metals and energies), Quantifi has become a recognized player in the industry. Read More
Quantifi has been selected by Carbon Cap Management LLP , a London based environmental asset management firm, to support its carbon emissions investment strategies. Carbon Cap’s mission is to raise awareness about climate change and to provide solutions directly related to the capping and reduction of carbon dioxide emissions. To support the growth of its fund, Carbon Cap has replaced their existing core risk software with a more sophisticated solution. Quantifi was selected because of its support for emissions as an asset class, combined with advanced risk functionality including calculating sensitivities, scenarios, what-if-analysis, and HVaR for internal and external risk reporting. read more
Quantifi has been selected by COFCO International, a world-class integrated global agribusiness, to help monitor, manage and report their credit & counterparty risk. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, COFCO International employs 12,000 people in 35 countries. In 2017, it handled 100+ million tonnes of related commodities, with revenues of $34bn. read more
Chartis, a provider of research and advisory services covering the global markets for risk and compliance technology, recently published a report ‘Commodity Trading Risk Management Systems’ in which it analysed the emerging business and technology trends in the market, and how they are influencing commodity trading firms’ solution requirements. Quantifi has been positioned as ‘Best-of-Breed’ provider by Chartis for commodity trading risk management. read more
Quantifi has been shortlisted in the Commodity Business Awards 2016 for Trading, Risk & Portfolio Management (Excellence in Agricultural & Softs) and Commodity Market Development (Excellence in Risk Mitigation). The awards, run by Commodities Now magazine, identify commodity firms and technology providers that have had a significant impact on the commodity markets. read more
Bunge chose Quantifi as its solution provider after an extensive evaluation of specialist commodity risk systems and internal build options. Global commodity trading firms must manage an array of counterparty risks. In response, Quantifi has developed new risk management tools that automate processes, simplify data management, and provide advanced analytics. read more