Winners 2012

Rewarding Excellence in ...

Agricultural & Softs Markets

The Nominated company should have a strong presence in the physical and/or financial food and agribusiness sector, offering financial support, solid products and services, and specialised sectoral and regional expertise.
The Shortlisted Nominees will be those companies with broad talent and sophisticated expertise across the food and agribusiness with a dedicated team of professionals offering a range of flexible and tailored product solutions to the industry in OTC price risk management, structured finance, and trading. Innovation is key here in creating products and structures to match client requirements – providing services to those seeking credit, development advice, the mitigation of price risks, supporting producers and processors, and supervising investment funds.
Trading, risk and portfolio management expertise and consultation in the ags complex involves a trading-centric organisation looking to optimise profitability through financial and/or physical trading and performance monitoring of commodity products. Nominees are thus likely to be asset traders, financial institutions or brokers – those charged with providing key services to the food and agribusiness sector in one or more specialist disciplines.
The quality of execution (including low-latency communications), the ability to satisfy the increasingly complex requirements of customers, and the quality of research and advisory offerings should also feature.