Metals company boards have at different times expressed concern as to whether their business needs a risk management program or whether their existing hedge program is meeting its goals, especially so with increased commodity price volatility. Experienced people who have built and run risk management programs are required. We are called in to:
Work is conducted with their teams, reviewing commercial agreements, processes, control systems and reporting. When required we create a financial model of their exposures and their financial impact is evaluated. The recommendations we make for improvement often lead to ongoing involvement between us and their risk management teams to achieve lasting results.