Why joining?

Direct hedging provides a simple commercial alternative to financial derivatives. It aims to reduce the financialization and volatility of steel markets. Together, we make price risk management easier, safer and better aligned with your daily needs.

The SteelHedge ecosystem

  • Simplifies hedging and lowers its cost;
  • Eliminates speculative influence on price formation;
  • Makes the hedging market directly accessible to companies big and small, without any regulatory burden;
  • Allows hedgers to choose from dozens of price indices for the whole steel value chain, across all regions, in all major currencies;
  • Creates network effects for faster marketplace growth and better liquidity;
  • Offers flexible post-trade processing based on counterparties risk profiles;
  • Enables optional conversion of paper contracts into supply agreements.

Most of these features have never existed before.

10 reasons to join


No training required


All grades and raw materials, worldwide


Settlements ensured by leading financial institutions


Direct online marketplace for commercial hedgers


Grounded in physical markets


Customized contracts and post-trade services


Lower basis risk at lower cost


Easy integration or conversion into supply contracts


A decentralized FinTech ecosystem with network effects

An all-round solution built for hedgers, by hedgers


An all-round solution built for hedgers, by hedgers


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