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Freepoint At-A-Glance

In short: in it for your long-term trust.

  • We manage physical trading from the point of production.
  • We leverage valuable strategic relationships that add efficiencies to client transactions —through an established presence in logistics and marketing.
  • Our roots stem from the successes of Sempra Energy Trading— and the equity support of Stone Point Capital.
  • We are agile. Committed. We have “boots on the ground.”
  • We provide creative, scalable financing solutions for our clients.
  • We are Freepoint Commodities.
  • And we believe market ingenuity and experience always wins the day.

fpo_at-a-glance_01The Freepoint Advantage

Our expertise is in being able to use our intellectual capital toward structured, scalable financing and debt solutions that leverage our global presence in physical markets. We pride ourselves on the agility to make fast decisions — but build long-term relationships.

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Current News

(Reuters, 2/23/2017)

Freepoint Commodities expands in Asia to feed China demand for oil, metals

(PR Newswire, 2/21/2017)

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(PR Newswire, 2/21/2017)

Freepoint Commodities Grows its Presence in Asia

(PR Newswire, 11/23/2016)

Freepoint Commodities Announces Expansion Into Marine Bunkering Services

(SparkSpread, 11/1/2016)

Freepoint hires Houston gas traders

(Bloomberg, 10/10/2016)

Freepoint Pushes Into Asia Energy and Metals As Rivals Pull Back

(The Virgin Islands Consortium, 9/14/2016)

A Hopeful Future For St. Croix As Limetree Bay Promises Expansion At Ribbon-Cutting Event

(Dow Jones Newswires, 9/7/2016)

Cofco Corp. Loses Top Grains Traders to Freepoint Commodities

(PR Newswire, 8/9/2016)

Freepoint Commodities Announces Launch of Retail Energy Supplier: Freepoint Energy Solutions

(SparkSpread, 5/23/2016)

Freepoint recruits another Noble Group trader

(PR Newswire, 5/18/2016)

Freepoint Commodities Extends Facility and Upsizes to USD 1.45 Billion; Can Grow to $2 Billion

(Bloomberg, 5/13/2016)

Freepoint Sees Growth Ahead, Starting With Agricultural Trading

(SparkSpread, 5/6/2016)

Freepoint hires principal investment head

(SparkSpread, 4/26/2016)

Freepoint adds gasoline trader

(SparkSpread, 4/18/2016)

Freepoint adds natural gas trader in Houston

(PRNewswire, 1/8/2016)

ArcLight Capital Partners and Freepoint Commodities Close Acquisition of St. Croix Refinery Assets from HOVENSA

(Reuters, 12/2/2015)

China oil storage lease helps revivie Caribbean refiner Hovensa: UPDATE 3

(Bloomberg, 12/2/2015)

Sinopec Expands Global Reach With St. Croix Terminal Lease

(Reuters, 12/1/2015)

Arclight, Freepoint to purchase Hovensa refinery in St. Croix: source

(SparkSpread, 11/10/2015)

Freepoint adds ex-Noble Group power trader

(SparkSpread, 11/5/2015)

Freepoint adds distillates traders in Houston

(Reuters, 10/23/2015)

Freepoint sows seeds for first move into ags trading

(SparkSpread, 10/1/2015)

Freepoint nabs traders from Cargill’s hedge fund arm

(SparkSpread, 10/1/2015)

TransAlta’s origination head jumps ship

(SparkSpread, 9/10/2015)

Freepoint adds ex-J.P. Morgan oil derivatives trader

(Reuters, 8/25/2015)

Puerto Rico utility PREPA negotiates two new supply contracts

(SparkSpread, 7/27/2015)

Freepoint hires senior London energy trader

(PR Newswire, 6/18/2015)

Freepoint Commodities Provides Financing to Hillgrove Resources

(PR Newswire, 6/1/2015)

Freepoint Commodities Upsizes Existing Credit Facility to USD 1.3 Billion

(SparkSpread, 4/16/2015)

Deutsche’s east power head to join Freepoint

(SparkSpread, 3/26/2015)

Freepoint hires for Houston Fuel Oil Desk

(SparkSpread, 3/10/2015)

Freepoint hires power and gas traders

(SparkSpread, 3/2/2015)

Freepoint hires oil traders in Calgary

(SparkSpread, 2/23/2015)

Freepoint adds former Morgan Stanley power originator

(SparkSpread, 2/17/2015)

Freepoint opens West Coast office; hires power traders

(PR Newswire, 12/4/2014)

Freepoint Commodities and Merchant Capital Solutions Form Strategic Alliance

(Reuters, 12/4/2014)

Freepoint Commodities, KKR funding group team up to challenge Wall St

(SparkSpread, 11/7/2014)

Freepoint adds to Houston Oil Desk

(Reuters, 11/7/2014)

Freepoint in talks with banks on physical commodity deals

(Reuters, 11/7/2014)

Freepoint starts base metals trading, focus on Asia

(Reuters, 11/7/2014)

Freepoint expands U.S. natgas, sees oil ‘conversion’ play

(SparkSpread, 10/22/2014)

Freepoint hires for Houston Gas Desk

(SparkSpread, 10/17/2014)

Freepoint hires Castleton cross-commodities trader

(SparkSpread, 9/3/2014)

Freepoint hires coal trading head

(SparkSpread, 8/15/2014)

Freepoint hires for merchant finance group

(SparkSpread, 7/31/2014)

Freepoint hires for Midcontinent oil desk

(SparkSpread, 6/26/2014)

Mercuria power trader joins rival merchant

(PR Newswire, 6/4/2014)

Freepoint Commodities upsizes existing credit facility to USD 1 Billion

(Reuters, 5/20/2014)

Three ex-natgas traders of hedge fund Sasco join merchant Freepoint

(SparkSpread, 5/19/2014)

Commodities merchant hires Sasco team

(Bloomberg, 5/1/2014)

Shale Revolution Lures Trading Houses to U.S. Energy Assets

(SparkSpread, 4/8/2014)

Freepoint hires Noble gas trader

(SparkSpread, 3/13/2014)

Merrill gas traders join commodities merchant

(SparkSpread, 2/18/2014)

Freepoint grows merchant finance group

(Reuters, 1/2/2014)

March of state companies resets global trading patterns

(Reuters, 12/9/2013)

Commodity Traders face Consolidation

(Reuters, 11/8/2013)

Unlucky once, U.S. trader Freepoint still open to deals

(Reuters, 11/7/2013)

U.S. shale oil trade goes waterborne in 2014, says Freepoint

(PR Newswire, 8/22/2013)

Freepoint Commodities Agrees to Debt Deal with Enerpulse

(PR Newswire, 8/18/2013)

Freepoint extends production assets with $110m oil and gas deal

(Reuters, 7/24/2013)

Analysis: Wall Street’s commodities trading under fire, rivals creep in

(PR Newswire, 7/23/2013)

Freepoint Commodities Closes VPP Transaction

(PR Newswire, 6/13/2013)

Freepoint Commodities Completes Off-Take and Financing Transaction with Covenant Coal

(Dow Jones Business News, 3/7/2013)

Natural-Gas Futures Set 2013 High on Steep Inventory Drop

(Reuters, 1/2/2013)

Freepoint signs first metals offtake with gold mine in Brazil

(PR Newswire, 1/2/2013)

Freepoint Commodities Agrees to Invest in Brazahav’s Brazilian Gold Mine

(PR Newswire, 12/13/2012)

Freepoint Commodities Agrees to Purchase Pinedale Properties

(Sparkspread, 9/21/2012)

Freepoint hires ex-U.K. hedge fund analyst

(PR Newswire, 8/8/2012)

Freepoint Commodities Selected by Footprint Power to Manage Salem Harbor Power Station

(Bloomberg, 6/22/2012)

Freepoint Commodities Completes Acquisition of J.P. Morgan Concentrates Business

(Sparkspread, 6/14/2012)

Freepoint lands J.P. Morgan exec director

(Sparkspread, 5/23/2012)

Freepoint hires senior gas trader

(PR Newswire, 4/25/2012)

Freepoint Commodities to Acquire J.P. Morgan Concentrates Business

(Bloomberg, 4/25/2012)

Freepoint Commodities to Buy JPMorgan’s Metal-Concentrates Unit

(Reuters, 4/25/2012)

Freepoint agrees to buy JPM’s metal concentrates business

(Sparkspread, 4/16/2012)

Freepoint hires Vattenfall, Citi energy traders

(Sparkspread, 4/2/2012)

Freepoint expands oil business

(Sparkspread, 3/27/2012)

Freepoint hires European gas trader

(Sparkspread, 3/21/2012)

Senior Deutsche commodities exec to join Freepoint

(Sparkspread, 3/14/2012)

Freepoint hires London coal head

(Financial Times, 2/26/2012)

Freepoint plays new tune with Sempra band

(Reuters, 2/14/2012)

Insight: Wall St commodity talent wars: Return of the merchants

(Reuters, 1/24/2012)

JP Morgan to take on commods giants with Sempra

(Reuters, 1/13/2012)

Sempra reborn as Freepoint Commodities, luring bankers back

(Bloomberg, 1/12/2012)

Freepoint Commodities Plans to Open Office in Asia After European Push

(Reuters, 1/4/2012)

Freepoint Commodities Hires Michael Gamson, Expanding Team of Experienced Traders

(Bloomberg, 12/9/2011)

Freepoint to Start European Energy Trading in February

(Sparkspread, 11/14/2011)

Freepoint hires Nordic power trading head

(Sparkspread, 11/3/2011)

Freepoint hires for fuel-oil trading desk

(PR Newswire, 11/2/2011)

Freepoint Commodities Announces $500 Million Credit Facility

(Sparkspread, 11/1/2011)

Freepoint adds Pacific Northwest marketing desk

(Sparkspread, 10/4/2011)

Freepoint recruits 12 for European trading push

(Sparkspread, 9/7/2011)

Freepoint hires in crude, power trading

(Sparkspread, 8/17/2011)

Freepoint opens fourth North American office

(Sparkspread, 7/26/2011)

Freepoint adds two more to trading desk

(Sparkspread, 7/20/2011)

Freepoint plans global push; hires senior Asia-Pacific banker

(Sparkspread, 7/13/2011)

Freepoint lands pair of senior hires

(Sparkspread, 6/24/2011)

Freepoint hires for west gas origination

(Sparkspread, 6/15/2011)

Freepoint adds in gas, power marketing