Strategic Advisory

We engage in transactional and strategic advisory services for clients involved in all aspects of the agricultural, energy and environmental commodity marketplace. Our work is not limited to conventional markets and we are often the first to dive in on engagements with clients that are leading the way in new and developing markets.

We add value by providing insights from our experience across a wide array of industries and customers. We assist our clients in making decisions that balance risk and reward in markets with great uncertainty. We are data driven and balance rigorous quantitative analysis with a qualitative approach that fits each client’s specific needs. Example strategic advisory engagements include:


  • Grain & Oilseeds
  • Dairy
  • Ethanol
  • Biodiesel
  • Cellulosic Ethanol
  • Palm Oil
  • Sugar
  • Natural Gas
  • Diesel Fuel & Fuel Surcharge
  • Crude Oil & Gasoline
  • Organic, Non-GMO & Specialty Commodities


  • Feasibility Studies
  • Investor & Lender Due Diligence
  • Project Finance
  • OTC Derivative Modeling
  • Basis Risk Analysis
  • Cross Hedging
  • Logistics & Storage Analysis
  • Forecasts
  • Government Policy Analysis
  • Origination Contract Negotiation
  • Offtake Contract Negotiation