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PROTECT YOUR EBITDA AND IMPROVE FORWARD VISIBILITY
THROUGH EFFECTIVE COMMODITY RISK MANAGEMENT

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Portfolio Company Success Story

Public  •  Manufacturing
Goal:  Challenge Price Dis-Location

  • Created a comprehensive financial hedging strategy after thorough analysis of margin requirements, capital structure and risk tolerances.
  • Provided the manufacturer with forward visibility into the factors driving commodity pricing.
  • Tailored a hedging structure that provided an artificial floor if market prices should fall, which matched production and sales forecasts, while allowing ongoing adjustments
  • Provided the financial support needed to avoid costly inventory liquidations as market prices decreased, resulting in significant gains on their inventory hedges

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Commodity price volatility puts your margins at risk and effects your portfolio companies EBITDA.

Our platform provides the research, advanced analytics, and risk modeling to enhance your forward visibility.

The RECOMMEND Module 

•  Visualize risk against your financial goals and current likelihood of success, driven by proprietary algorithms, millions of simulations, and real-time prices

•  Continuous evaluation and proactive notification when a market opportunity exists to reduce your risk via the AEGIS hedge recommendation engine

•  Easily quantify the impact and efficiency of a potential hedge (and alternatives) before approving and executing with your counterpartiesAEGIS Platform

Common hedgeable exposures for private equity portfolios include: 

Crude Oil

Refined

Natural Gas

Power

NGLs

Ags

Metals

Interest Rates

Foreign Exchange

 

Portfolio Company Success Story

Private  •  Manufacturing
Goal:  Improve market visibility & enhancement

  • Executed financial hedge program to offset aluminum price risk
  • Developed a “stop-loss” strategy that stabilized cost structure and reduced underlying volatility as aluminum markets rose over 97%
  • Improved the company’s cash flow with forward visibility and making adjustments as the market shifted
  • Company is now well positioned to manage commodity market fluctuations

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Solutions

AEGIS integrates all hedging activities into
one connected experience.

 

Research

Exclusive insights delivering clarity on the factors driving prices to support smart hedging decisions.

Expert powered. Custom analysis on-demand.

What's Included?

Research

  • Daily market looks and alerts
  • Forward and settled pricing curves
  • Key factors driving pricing
  • Latest trading trends and recommendations
  • Proprietary hedge benchmarking
  • Client-only webcasts

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Trade

Tailored hedge recommendations coupled with efficient hedge execution upon your approval.

In the market. All the time.

What's Included?

Trade

  • Continuous hedge strategy evaluation
  • Proactive trading recommendations
  • Position and structure modeling
  • Market-leading online execution
  • Full access to trade history and analytics
  • Counterparty introduction and management

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Manage

SOC-certified operations enabling full hedge portfolio visibility, analytics, reporting, and compliance.

Back-office simplified. Continuous support.

What's Included?

Manage

  • Real-time hedge tracking and visualization
  • Accurate sensitivity-enabled valuations
  • Trade confirmation and settlement workflow
  • Alerts and proactive discrepancy resolution
  • Track lender and internal hedge restrictions
  • Secure position, data, and document storage

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No Implementation Fee

No Implementation Fees

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Robust Cybersecurity

Cloud-based Technology

Cloud-Based Technology

Expertise

Expertise Included

 

AEGIS captures exposures and related hedges in a single platform, allowing private equity sponsors to see the exposures of a single portfolio company or aggregated across the portfolio. With this information easily accessible, AEGIS can also help manage these exposures in real-time through objective market views, customized hedge strategies, proactive portfolio monitoring, cost-effective trade execution, and back-office support.

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Insights

Our market research offers a clear perspective with actionable insights.

Differentiators

AEGIS is the recognized industry leader because of our:

Technology

Unmatched Technology

We leverage technology to distribute information, improve execution, assess scenarios, and deliver actionable insights through web and mobile apps. And our investment is ongoing.

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Best Execution

We tailor recommendations to specific budgets, underwriting, lender covenants, and investor objectives – and partner with over 40 counterparties to arrive at fair value.

Insight

Unique Insight

The scale of our platform, a team dedicated to studying global commodity and rate markets, and an unmatched client base allow us to offer a unique perspective.

Focus

Complete Focus

It would be easy to pursue compromising activities and fee structures. We are 100% focused on capital and cash flow protection through fixed-fee contracts. No conflicts. Ever.

 

 400+

Entities

40+

Counterparties

75+

Sponsors and Lenders

 

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