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The fundamentals of Structured Trade & Commodity Finance


Course objectives :

  • Identify, analyze and learn to manage risks related to Commodity trade
  • Learn how to structure trade and commodity finance transactions
  • Reinforce your understanding of the subject with practical sessions on “real –life “case studies


Period :

Two days - Dates TBA


Who should attend ?

  • Trade Finance & Treasury professionals
  • Commercial and Investment Bankers
  • International Traders
  • Risk Managers
  • Legal advisors


Course program :

Day 1

  • Commodities as a global business – Facts, figures and trends.
  • Main commodity sub-markets: soft, hard, energy.
  • Market players’ Overview:
  • Main payment and financing techniques:

Day 2

  • Financing structures in commodity trade finance. Case studies in Pre – export finance and Post – export finance
  • Risk and mitigants in the financing of commodity structured trade finance:
  • The role of Export Credit Agencies (ECA) and multilaterals. Case study
  • How can the private insurance market be instrumental? Case study
  • Derivative risk management: forward, futures, options on futures

Conclusion and final evaluation


Your seminar coach :

The seminar will be conducted by Sylvaine Chubert*, Executive Trainer and consultant in International Finance, France – the Netherlands

Ms Chubert has a twenty – year experience in International Banking, specifically in Structured Finance applied to export transactions as well as large project (Real estate) financing. She has worked for BNP Paribas (Paris and Amsterdam) in Commercial corporate lending, Rabobank International as Area Manager structuring international trade finance deals on Central and Eastern Europe and lately at Bouwfonds Property Finance and ING Real Estate as Senior Loan adviser, structuring, financing and advising on risk management of large (USD 50 to 500M) commercial R.E. projects. Sylvaine is Managing Director of SC Training & Consulting Sarl, a practice coaching banks, insurance companies and corporates on Financing and Risk management issues. Also, Sylvaine Chubert is Professor of Finance at Dauphine University in Paris and has lectured in Structured Finance for Coface and Agence Française de Developpement. She holds a Master degree from Sciences Po in Paris and a Certificate of Management from the E.U.A University in San Francisco, USA.

SC Training & Consulting Sarl

Sylvaine Chubert
Managing Director

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