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Risk management in feed costs : development of a financial product to hedge the price changes of compound feed products for livestock farmers

Bergmans, G. (2008) Risk management in feed costs : development of a financial product to hedge the price changes of compound feed products for livestock farmers.

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Abstract:The increase in fluctuation in the feed prices for livestock farmers motivated ABN AMRO Bank N.V. to research the possibility to develop a new risk management tool. For the Farmers, feed costs represent 50% to 65% of the total costs. A new tool for compound feed will give the farmer the opportunity to hedge the risks of price changes. Several possibilities for a new product are researched, giving three concrete options. (Original management summary excluded from public version)
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Clients:
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Industrial Engineering and Management MSc (60029)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/58587
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