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Stability in
Metals Trading

The metals group within the Koch Supply & Trading (KS&T) companies has a long-established global presence providing a full range of risk management products to participants from all sectors of the base metals market.

Koch Metals Trading Limited (KMTL) acts as principal, agent and intermediary in a variety of exchange-listed and over-the-counter commodity derivatives. As an Associate Broker clearing member (Category Two) of the London Metal Exchange, KMTL can issue LME contracts and is an active market-maker specializing in base metals. Koch Commodities Europe Limited and Koch Supply & Trading, LP deal primarily in over-the-counter products and services.

Koch Supply & Trading companies are indirect subsidiaries of Koch Industries, Inc., one of the largest private companies in America, according to Forbes magazine. The owner of KS&T, Koch Resources, LLC, maintains long-term credit ratings of AA- from S&P and Aa3 from Moody’s, a credit rating higher than 98 percent of rated energy companies.

Global Solutions

The metals and energy derivatives groups within the Koch Supply & Trading companies provide pricing to end-users, traders, producers, smelters, fabricators and financial investors using both standard and more structured derivative instruments. They cover the market around the clock from trading centers in Singapore, London, New York and Houston.

Leveraging their extensive physical and financial trading knowledge, the metals group within the KS&T companies is staffed by experienced metals specialists who participate globally in the trading, financing and market-making of metals options, futures, swaps and warrants.

Diverse Expertise

Beyond specializing in base metals, KS&T companies are suppliers and traders in fuels, natural gas, crude oil, chemicals, freight and other commodities. KS&T-affiliated companies are part of the wider Koch group and include global businesses that operate in most industrial commodity sectors.

Commodities are integral to KS&T's businesses; that commitment is evident from the companies' long and active trading history. While some financial institutions' market coverage varies with global market cycles, KS&T companies are familiar with the cyclical nature of commodities both from trading and operating industrial assets.

Products, Services & Support

Over-the-counter Derivatives

LME Base Metals

  • Aluminum
  • Aluminum Alloys
  • Copper
  • Nickel
  • Lead
  • Zinc

CME Base Metals

  • Aluminium
  • Copper
  • Zinc

LME/COMEX Arbitrage

U.S. Midwest Aluminium Premium

European Duty Paid Premium



  • Averaging
  • Futures/Forwards
  • Spreads
  • Fixed Price Swaps
  • Asian Options
  • European Options


LME Base Metals

  • Aluminum
  • Aluminum Alloys
  • Copper
  • Nickel
  • Lead
  • Zinc


  • LME Spot/Cash, Futures/Forwards and Spreads
  • LME Averaging
  • LME Options


  • Sourcing specific warrant brands and locations
  • 24-hour real-time execution and market-making
  • Market order management and execution
  • Local presence in the world's leading financial centers
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Market commentary

Operational Support

  • LME clearing services
  • LME Brokerage Services
  • Cash settlement
  • Give-up allocation
  • Electronic client trade summary
  • Settlement advisory
  • Warrant delivery notification and management of delivery
  • Futures and option expiration notification
  • EMIR ETD and OTC delegated reporting
  • Dodd-Frank swap data repository reporting


  • Houston Location


    • 8th Floor, 20 Greenway Plaza

    • Houston, Texas 77046, USA

    • +1.713.544.5543

  • Houston Location

    New York

    • 22nd Floor, 667 Madison Ave

    • New York, NY 10065, USA

    • +1.212.319.5032

  • Houston Location


    • 20 Gresham Street, 4th floor

    • London EC2V 7JE, U.K.

    • +44.207.648.6300

  • Houston Location


    • #11-01/09 The Heeren

    • 260 Orchard Road

    • Singapore 238855

    • +65.6831.6446

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