PRESS RELEASE: SP Advisors takes part in ProAgro agriculture conference  

February 10, 2017. Kyiv, Ukraine. On February 10, 2017, news agency ProAgro hosted a conference at the Kyiv Golf Center titled "Export Strategies: Trading and Logistics". The event was aimed at introducing attendees to the current environment in the agriculture sector, to discuss transportation issues experienced by exporters of agricultural goods, and to consider prospects for selling agricultural goods into the Turkish market. Conference attendees included owners, senior management, heads of export departments, commercial leads, and heads of logistics departments of large and medium Ukrainian agriculture companies.

At the conference, a panel discussion focused on tools for managing risks related to the sale of grains and oilseeds. Among the panelists was SP Advisors' Head of Risk Management Oleksii Yeromin. Mr. Yeromin helped the attendees familiarize themselves with modern methods of managing price risks, mechanisms and types of forward and futures contracts, hedging forward contracts with a fixed price, hedging contracts using price formulas, and using options strategies.

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About ProAgro
The ProAgro news agency was founded in 2002. The company analyzes the agricultural product market in Ukraine and other countries and provides information and consulting services to agricultural producers, traders, and other news agencies. ProAgro focuses particularly on the grains, oilseeds, and sugar markets.

About SP Advisors
SP Advisors is a full-service investment house focused on advisory, asset management, and merchant banking, operating in Ukraine, Georgia, and Eastern Europe. Established in 2011, SP Advisors has assembled a veteran management and corporate advisory team with experience in the Eastern European investment space. SP Advisors partners with businesses in Ukraine and abroad, including international investment banks and legal, consulting, and audit firms.