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ATOS in the ETRM Space

From time to time, I find a new ETRM or CTRM vendor. It doesn’t happen very often these days and if I do find a new vendor, they are... continue reading

Interesting stuff from (and about) Aspect Enterprise Solutions

Gary and I had a update from Aspect Enterprise Solutions yesterday.  Though not the most well-known company in the ETRM / CTRM space (having changed their name from Oil... continue reading

Hungarian Provider Targets Eastern Europe

This morning I had the opportunity to speak with Tamas Molnar of Hungarian IT company IP Systems. IP Systems was founded in 2008 by a handful of Hungarian energy... continue reading

Integration in the Cloud?

Recently, Calvus Solutions sent us its latest information and provided us a briefing on their products and services. In a nutshell, Calvus Solutions offer integration in the cloud. The... continue reading

Brady Announces 2013 Results

On Friday, Patrick and I took an analyst call from Brady PLC CEO Mr. Gavin Lavelle regarding the company’s annual results for 2013. Brady had 16 new contract wins... continue reading

New Video

Over the weekend, we posted a new video in which I talk with Premvir Jain of OpenLink about their metals solution and what is going on in metals markets.... continue reading

Trade Reporting – First Indications from Vendors

With the start of the EMIR reporting deadline having passed us by reports are starting to come to us from the vendors. For example, Rajeev Bhatt of eOpt Solutions... continue reading

Visiting with Allegro’s executive team

I had the opportunity to meet with Allegro’s CEO, Ray Hood, and most of his senior leadership team this week for an analyst briefing in which they discussed their... continue reading

Energeya Expanding

Yesterday, ComTech Advisory visited with Energeya and had a high-level demonstration of the company’s software product XDM© Suite. Energeya was founded in 2008 with the founders coming from Excelergy.... continue reading

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