We are a Commodity Trading Advisor “CTA” focused on tropical soft commodity markets, especially coffee contracts traded on registered derivative exchanges; we are based in Medellin, Colombia.
Our goal is to provide investors with exposure to the coffee markets through a specialist and uncorrelated commodity niche investment product, which can diversify any investment portfolio.
We are registered with Commodity Futures Trading Commission and a Member of the National Futures Association. Our NFA ID: 0460440.
We perform discretionary trading strategies on futures and options, seeking to obtain consistent and uncorrelated returns with measured volatility in our client accounts.
Our trading principal, Andres Agredo has 12 years of experience trading financial markets and developing trading strategies focused to maximize profits and control risks.
Our company aims to provide managed futures industry with innovative and alternative investment products designed for institutional investors and high net worth individuals.
Futures trading involves risk of loss and is not suitable for everyone.
Cafe Trading Advisors / Seguridad Financiera SAS was founded on February 2012 by Andres Felipe Agredo Montano, who is registered with Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as an Associated Person (AP) and a NFA Associate Member. As a listed Principal of Seguridad Financiera SAS, Andres is responsible for trading department, supervision and compliance with NFA Rules and other laws and regulations pertinent to all business conducted.
Founder & President of Seguridad Financiera
Licensed Q-Grader & Crop Analyst
Our trading program is a specialist discretionary managed futures strategy focused on tropical soft commodity markets with emphasis on New York coffee, known as Arabica Coffee, as well as London coffee, known as Robusta Coffee. The strategy trades both sides of futures and options markets, and utilizes option spreads as well as outright futures, to profit from directional short to medium term price movements and changes on the implied volatility of the underlying.
Futures trading involves risks of loss and is not suitable for everyone. The use of managed futures in a portfolio does not mean that an investor will be profitable or will not experience any losses or volatility.
Pursuant to the 4.7 Exemption from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, information on this website is intended for use only by persons and entities that are "Qualified Eligible Persons" and non-Colombian residents. More information about QEP: : Click here
Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.
Futures trading involves risk of loss and is not suitable for everyone. There can be no assurance that an account or fund will earn any profits at all or will be able to avoid incurring substantial losses, including the entire loss of the investment.
Investors should understand the risks involved in taking leveraged positions and must assume responsibility for the risks associated with such investments and for their results. You should carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances and financial resources, and only risk capital should be invested.
In some cases, managed commodity accounts are subject to substantial charges for management and advisory fees. It may be necessary for those accounts that are subject to these charges to make substantial trading profits to avoid depletion or exhaustion of their assets. The Disclosure Document contains a complete description of the principal risk factors and each fee to be charged to your account by the Commodity Trading Advisor ("CTA"). We can provide these document to you upon request with no cost. This website does not describe all the various risks associated with futures trading.
Pursuant to an exemption from the Commodities Futures Trading Commission in connection with accounts of Qualified Eligible Persons, this document is not required to be, and has not been, filed with the Commission. The Commodities Futures Trading Commission does not pass upon the merits of participating in a trading program or upon the adequacy or accuracy of Commodity Trading Advisor disclosure. Consequently, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission has not reviewed or approved this trading program or any of the information on this website. Nothing contained in this website constitutes investment, legal or tax advice.
This website is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to sell; a salutation of an offer to buy or a recommendation to buy any security or any other financial asset.
We are prohibited by law from accepting funds in our name from a client for trading commodity interests. You must place all funds for trading in this trading program directly with a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM).
A reliable commodities futures broker is an essential part of our program. Our clients are free to choose the Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) with whom their account will be maintained. We reserve our right to disapprove the clearing firm selected by the client, due to factors included but not limited to: (1) excessive commission costs, (2) poor credit standing, (3) poor service and/or reputation.