Since its foundation in 2002, Freight Investor Services has been instrumental in developing the market for dry bulk freight derivatives into a multi-billion dollar global business.
Global leader in dry bulk derivatives. Our experts understand the forces that drive markets and create products to manage trading opportunities.
FIS has enjoyed sustained growth in each year of its operation. It has expanded via its network of trading associates and branch offices to offer coverage of derivative and physical shipping markets in the United Kingdom, United States, Dubai, China, Singapore, India and South Korea.
Through its global network, FIS offers full brokerage services, trade execution and in-depth market intelligence for dry bulk freight and commodity swaps – as well as providing physical ship and cargo services.
FIS has developed new OTC-cleared swap products in:
This has enabled FIS to leverage its experience in freight to develop risk management tools for related commodities. Its expertise in managing credit and counterparty risk provides a vital competitive advantage while enabling clients to trade with confidence.
FIS is undisputedly the global market leader in dry bulk derivatives, including cargo freight, iron ore, fertilizer and bunker.
It has a proven ability to recognise, develop and exploit nascent derivative markets and consistently deliver the most accurate data, insight and expertise to support them.
Our experts have the background and experience to understand not only the forces that drive markets, but also how to create products that can be used to manage trading opportunities that arise from those movements.
FIS customers receive comprehensive daily market reports on all our key markets and can take advantage of our global network of specialists to enjoy 24-hour market coverage.