Vendor news & updates

Commodity Technology Interviews Mr. Jan van den Brom of Agiboo

Last week Patrick and I both spent most of the week in and around EWorld in Essen. On the Monday, we were delighted to welcome Mr. Jan van den... continue reading

Sore Feet, Freebies and EWorld

While many commodity trading firms staffs across Europe grappled with the start of EMIR reporting, many many more took some time out from the office to visit Essen and... continue reading

New Video

A couple of weeks ago, I visited with OpenLink in London and had the opportunity to talk to David Priestley, Managing Director. The topic of the discussion was the... continue reading

Quorum acquires Woodlands Solutions

Quorum Business Solutions (Quorum) will announce on Monday that it has acquired Woodlands Solutions, the Houston-based ETRM provider.  According to an early release provided by Quorum, Woodland’s “Phoenix ETRM... continue reading

UPDATE 1 Comments on Brady’s 2013 Performance

We received confirmation this morning from Brady PLC that it enjoyed a very reasonable year in 2013 – although the expected EBITDA figure may disappoint some financial analysts. Brady... continue reading

Catching up with Molecule Software

I had the opportunity to visit with Sameer Soleja and Sam Parikh from Molecule Software last week and got a look at the latest developments around their trading and... continue reading

JustCommodity Starts the Year with Significant Wins

I spoke to Joel Lou this morning, CEO of Singapore-based JustCommodity. JustCommodity has been in business around 10-years and has a strong track record for delivering its ContraXcentral CTRM... continue reading

A New Commodity Risk Management Solution

Late last year, I took a briefing from a company called Risk Edge Solutions that was created in 2013 with the aim to change the way Commodity Risk Solutions... continue reading

A Buyer’s Market?

2013 CTRM market results indicate it’s increasingly a buyer’s market By Patrick Reames – Managing Director When ComTech Advisory released our 2013 CTRM Global Market Size Report a couple... continue reading

An Interview with TrayPort and Trayport Contigo

The last of our four videos shot in London a couple of weeks ago was recorded at the offices of Trayport in London to discuss the recent acquisition of... continue reading

CTRM Leaders Video Interview with Mr. Richard Williamson, CEO of Generation 10 Ltd.

While in London, we also had the opportunity to talk to Mr. Richard Williamson, CEO of G10. With a 13-year history in the cotton and other Agricultural sectors, G10... continue reading

Agiboo Release v3.4 of Agiblocks

Agiboo has announced the release of v3.4 of its Agiblocks solution. The new functionality included in the release is largely associated with the finance, delivery and risk functions and... continue reading

A Conversation with Mr. Gavin Lavelle, CEO of Brady PLC

In the second of our new video interviews in the CTRM Leaders series, Patrick Reames talks to Mr. Gavin Lavelle, CEO of Brady PLC. He discusses Brady’s performance to... continue reading

‘CTRM Leaders’ Video Interview with Mr. Steve Hughes of Aspect Enterprise

Here is the first of four videos in the Leaders in CTRM series that we shot in London a couple of weeks ago. Mr Steve Hughes is President and... continue reading

What’s Coming Up?

It has been a busy two-weeks at ComTech Advisory. Last week, Patrick and I were in London were we met with several vendors during a pretty hectic schedule managing... continue reading

ComTech Advisory on the Road

Patrick and I are in London this week and have a full agenda of visits and video interviews culminating in attending the Commodity Now awards dinner on Wednesday night.... continue reading