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Monday, 6 March, 2017

NOREXECO Risk Management Workshop

 

RISI, in collaboration with NOREXECO, The Pulp and Paper Exchange and INTL FCStone, is pleased to host a workshop designed to share practical tools and business strategies that producers and consumers of pulp and paper can use to mitigate financial exposure to upward and downward swings in market prices for pulp. 

Seasoned experts will share insights on market dynamics influencing pulp price volatility, and discuss the range and mechanics of risk management tools.

11:30

Registration & Lunch

12:00

Understanding Hedging Markets

  • Common terms and language
  • How futures markets work
  • Futures, forwards and options
  • Explaining key role of markets: pricing and hedging
  • what makes pulp and paper different from other commodities
13:00

Frederik Husebye

Director Sales & Marketing

NOREXECO The Pulp and Paper Exchange

What Drives Companies with Commodity Risk Towards Exchanges

  • Credit Risk and Clearing
  • Product structure and settlement
13:30

Tor Sletbakken

Sales and Operations Manager

NOREXECO The Pulp and Paper Exchange

Hedging Policies and Mandates

  • Objectives and considerations
  • How to measure your risk
  • Samples of classic hedging structures
14:00

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

14:20

Brian Spears

Risk Management Consultant

FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc.

Hedging Mechanics

  • Basis, correlation
  • Settling financial hedges against commercial business
  • Hedging exercises and record keeping
15:20

Frederik Husebye

Director Sales & Marketing

NOREXECO The Pulp and Paper Exchange

Hedging and Market Simulation Tools

  • How hedging effects your earnings and cash flow 
  • Exemplifying optimal hedging 
15:50

Tor Sletbakken

Sales and Operations Manager

NOREXECO The Pulp and Paper Exchange

The NOREXECO Toolbox

  • NOREXECO Information Services
  • Live data, news-feed and data analytics
16:20

Questions and Answers

16:30

Closing Remarks and Adjourn

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