Gerald Metals Liquidity and Funding: How the financing/banks should approach the setting of their risk tolerance with a trader ?

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AGREEMENT between Simon Jacques and the Minister of Interior, 1 rue de Jargonnant Geneve.

AGREEMENT with the Minister of Interior, 1 rue de Jargonnant Geneva

https://jacquessimon506.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/trafigura-s-jacques.pdf

One day Trafigura will get the banks and institutional coverage. These(s) will not go unnoticed as the group funding pivots to bond issuances.

In the immediate term, my research will provoke a dialogue between the finance, trading, credit, risk and other diverse teams within the group (it already did, when the ministry initiated peer-reviews) and this will be highly valuable for the group in the long-run. This agreement is mutually beneficial for Trafigura and Simon Jacques.

Commodity Finance and ‘The Gerald Corollary’.

As commodity traders business started to depart from ‘pure commodity trading desks built on perceived arbitrages to the pre-export financing, lending project financing, structured commodity solutions became de-facto doctrine of commodity trading, the ‘new-cool’.

With the new doctrine, came new risks. Continue reading