Strategy execution through Managed Programs
- Top performing programs
- Wholly independent
- Strategy execution
- Payment security
Market Check’s Managed Programs are an avenue for growers to execute some of the strategies we advocate, giving growers access to tools previously only accessible to global traders. Our actively Managed Programs offer sophisticated and innovative marketing and price risk strategies based on expert market intelligence and our 24-year track record in the grains industry. Market Check provides Australia’s number one performing Managed Program based on independent analysis since 2012, the Strategic Program. Our Managed Programs offer more than performance and payment security, we offer peace of mind and flexible payment terms to meet the needs of your individual business.
Consistent performance Australia wide
The Strategic Managed Program is our flagship pool and is built around a post-harvest hedging strategy, suiting growers who want access to a premium marketing and price risk management program that involves the strategic use of derivatives such as Futures, Swaps & Options in conjunction with physical sales.
The Pre-harvest Strategic Program suits growers who are looking to protect downside risk for wheat, barley and canola but also participate if the market rises in the months ahead. Utilising an Options strategy, Market Check can protect your grain price from downward movements, with zero washout risk, whilst maintaining full potential to participate in a stronger market toward harvest if prices improve.
Cash & Call
The Cash & Call Managed Program gives growers the benefit of price certainty and no carry costs through immediate physical grain sales, plus the opportunity to participate in future upside price movements through a Call Options strategy.
Canola Cash & Call
A Cash & Call strategy is generally more attractive when cash prices are higher, especially relative to offshore benchmarks at harvest. Market Check’s Cash & Call Program gives growers the benefit of price certainty by locking in the cash price on the day of contracting. The experienced Market Check team then invests $20/t of the sale proceeds into a dynamic ...
Strategic Canola Program
Market Check’s Strategic Canola Pool suits growers who want access to a premium marketing and price risk management program that involves the strategic use of derivative products such as futures, swaps & options. The program implements a proven post-harvest hedging strategy that allows Market Check to leverage their national domestic trading footprint to add value post-harvest.
Carry Over Program
Market Check will open Opportunity Pools depending on the market to help create maximum value for our clients’ grain. Whether it’s an opportunity at a specific time in the market, or due to an out of spec grade the experienced Market Check team has successfully run programs for a variety of non-traditional grades.
Advance Plus provides growers with secure payment of cash-flow upfront whilst maintaining control over when the grain is marketed. Growers receive 75% of the value of the grain at harvest, the grain will then be sold at the grower’s request to debtor insured counter-parties, post-harvest. This program gives growers a cash advance at harvest, plus the benefit of marketing their grain over time with the expertise of Market Check’s Strategy and Agency teams.