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Trivia Question – How many people do CTRM software vendors employee?

The answer:  There are about 4900 people (on a FTE basis) working for CTRM product vendors around the globe, and even more than that if you take into account... continue reading

European Regulations, ETRM Software, Ovals and Bacon Butties – A Day at Contigo’s User Group Meeting

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting and speaking at the Contigo User Group meeting held at the The Oval cricket ground. The event was well organized and... continue reading

A Slow Summer for News and Deals?

Is it me or has this been a very slow summer? There hasn’t been much news coming out from the vendors or anywhere else to be honest and the... continue reading

The Triple Point Acquisition by Ion is a Done Deal

While no press announcements have been forthcoming from either Triple Point or Ion, the acquisition of Triple Point by Ion Investments has been consummated. The Westport CT (home of... continue reading

Can Commodity Hedge Funds Grow via Junk Mailing?

From the ComTechAdvisory Blog The Securities and Exchange Commission voted yesterday to allow hedge funds and other private investment firms to start publicly advertising for investor dollars, something that... continue reading

Under Attack?

These days it does seem a little like commodity markets aren’t the flavor of the month? In recent days as I work on the European Regulatory study report (sponsored... continue reading

Current Research Agenda

Commodity Technology Advisory is currently busy working on, or readying, a number of research projects.The initial two are already underway and more details may be found below. European Regulatory... continue reading

Moody’s Indicates that the Triple Point deal is a Fait Accompli

From the ComTechAdvisory.com Blog Moody’s released their rating of the new debt being taken on in Ion’s acquisition of Triple Point…pretty much sealing this transaction as a done deal,... continue reading

Triple Point Sale – A Poorly Kept Secret?

As posted in the ComTechAdvisory.com Blog… Its being widely reported, both in the press and through the grapevine, that the buyer for Triple Point is ION Trading. ION is... continue reading

ComFin and Comcore

As you may imagine, I am catching up with all the vendors again since joining Patrick at ComTech Advisory. One of those calls was with ComFin Software of Vienna.... continue reading

Welcome to the CTRMCenter

Welcome to the newly launched CTRMCenter! CTRMCenter is your source for everything ‘CTRM’. This online portal, sponsored by Commodity Technology Advisory, features the latest news, opinions, information and insights... continue reading