In the North American Markets, our specialty is wide-ranging from commodity merchant trading and logistics, structured finance solutions, and physical asset management. We are expanding our portfolio of renewable investments through our solar business and strategic energy transition investments.
Freepoint’s competitive advantage is derived from our team’s long-standing trading experience in North America. Our expertise in these markets enables us to quickly analyze, evaluate and execute trading and merchant finance opportunities. Our commodity trading expertise in North America includes gas and power, in addition to our globally traded products.
Freepoint’s knowledge of Asian markets ensures a steady and secure supply for the China market through its agricultural business in Asia. With rising incomes and increased urbanization, China’s demand for edible oils is expected to continue rising for the foreseeable future and we will be there to help our counter-parties meet that demand.
We import and distribute edible oils from all major origins: North American, South America and Southeast Asia. In addition, Freepoint offers Risk Management, Trade Finance and Structured Finance solutions for our customers to help improve price transparency and stability to enhance supply chain efficiency.
As part of our commitment to sustainable growth, Freepoint’s agricultural business also sources and supplies renewable feedstocks, both crop and waste-based, to meet the world’s growing demand for biofuels.
North American Gas
Freepoint’s natural gas team leverages years of trading and physical asset management experience to bring creative structured solutions to counterparties. Our team manages sales, purchase, storage, and transport logistics across the entirety of North America producers, midstream entities, and end users.
In addition, our team has extensive experience managing a wide range of risks in the physical natural gas market, including pricing risks, basis risks, and operational risks. Our platform allows our counterparties to leverage our expertise to manage not just the risks they face today, but also the risks they will face tomorrow.
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
Freepoint’s LNG team offers tailored solutions for our customer’s short and long-term LNG requirements, including local natural gas sourcing, liquification, shipping, and delivery. Our global natural gas footprint enables us to provide comprehensive price discovery and economic optimization.
The Freepoint team trades in US power markets within the ISO territories. We can offer unique structured solutions to our counterparties because our company culture is entrepreneurial and favors creative, creativity and adaptability.
Our experienced staff can provide physical asset management services and energy management services that include all bidding and scheduling of power plants, associated fuel management, and ISO settlements for physical assets throughout North America.
As the generation stack is constantly evolving, Freepoint is proactive in seeking new opportunities to invest in or provide services for renewable power generation.
Freepoint Metals & Concentrates LLC (FMC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Freepoint Commodities LLC. FMC is a leading merchant in the global market for base metal concentrates. FMC trades solely as a principle and physical market maker, having long-standing relationships with most major global mining and smelting companies. FMC offers financial, technical, and commercial solutions to the mining sector for negotiated offtakes. By integrating its market knowledge across the industry value chain, FMC is able to identify and capture arbitrage opportunities in real-time on a global basis. FMC is able to respond to supply and demand changes and offer its counterparties solutions that address the immediate and long-term imbalances caused by such events.
FMC has an outstanding reputation for the consistency of its efficient and reliable physical trading execution and working responsibly with its customers.
Its success is attributable to the high level of expertise and tenure of its management team, traders, and operators, most of whom have spent their entire careers in the industry, acquiring skills and developing relationships across the entire metals industry value chain.
Freepoint has deep-rooted global expertise in oil and oil product markets from well-to-wheel. Our value proposition is underpinned by our ability to offer vertical solutions for our counterparties.
Freepoint’s team of industry experts invests in and manages strategic oil infrastructure and logistics assets to achieve transactional efficiencies, enhance risk mitigation, and maximize flexibility to capitalize on global arbitrage.
We have the operational capability to source global crude oil streams from oil majors, while retaining the ability to transact with boutique producers. We then leverage technology to enhance our physical logistics capabilities to gather and blend material for our counterparties utilizing our access to a network of trucks, rail, barges, vessels, and tankage. Our oil products business specializes in the full range of refined products, offering optionality to end-users.
Our physical trading platform is supported by a group of deeply analytical professionals who provide market insights to our counterparties and allow Freepoint to be on the leading edge of energy transition opportunities.