Aegis buys hedge advisory book from sanctioned firm

Commodity hedging company – which launched Sef last year – hoovers up business from entity that was fined for running unregistered Sef

Aegis Hedging, based in The Woodlands, Texas, gained approval for its Sef in July 2022

US commodity hedging firm Aegis Hedging Solutions has bought an entire portfolio of advisory business from a Texas-based company that was recently fined by a US regulator for running an unlicensed swaps trading platform.

The move is the latest sign of the consequences – and possible opportunities – for commodity trading advisers (CTAs) following a regulatory clampdown on the way over-the-counter commodity swaps are brokered and recorded.

Aegis acquired the hedge advisory book of Arm Energy, an

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