To help maximize our grower’s profitability and gain efficiencies, Van Ahn has partners with Indigo Ag and their Marketplace platform.

Van Ahn & Company, Inc has added Indigo Marketplace as an tool in producer’s marketing plan. We feel Indigo offer’s a unique opportunity for producers when it comes to marketing. Marketplace sales can offer not only price incentives, but they also allow for delivery flexibility. Van Ahn & Company, Inc believes that a producers marketing plan should be diversified and Indigo offers another opportunity to do so.

About Indigo Marketplace

Marketplace is a platform to​ help us find growers their best bid, manage grain price risk and provide marketing insights. This is done through the Marketplace platform and Indigo Pricing Tools.

About Indigo Pricing Tools

  • Flexibility – Deliver to any location in Indigo Marketplace.
  • No Upfront Cost – Fees are deducted from final settlement of delivered grain.
  • No Margin Calls – Pricing Tools have no margin calls.
  • Protected Payment – Indigo insures against buyer default risk on completed transactions.

Indigo Pricing Tools:

Managed Pricing

  • Managed Pricing Program – GMA partner provides recommendations in setting the futures reference portion of a cash contract delivered through Marketplace.

Price Protection

  • Futures Lock – Provides Growers the benefit of setting their futures reference price while maintaining the flexibility to deliver grain to any buyer in Marketplace.
  • Price Pivot – Enables growers to participate in market movement (up & down) without needing to hold physical inventory.
  • Minimum Pricing – Allows growers to customize a floor price while still maintaining upside participation. Wide range of combinations available and premium is taken from contract value.
  • Unlimited Upside – A deferred pricing program that allows the grower to have a price floor but participate if the market moves higher. Not offered in Louisiana.

Balance

  • Daily Price – Enables growers to price an equal bushel quantity at the closing settlement price over their desired pricing period.
  • Daily Price with Floor – Price an equal bushel quantity every day at the higher of the daily settlement price or your floor price.

Value

  • Firm Offer – Pays the grower a premium over current cash prices in exchange for a firm offer to sell a like bushel quantity at a predetermined price & date in the future.
  • Price Plus – Combines an IFL (at current market value) and Firm Offer (at desired Offer Level)
  • Accumulator – Provides growers the ability to begin pricing above the current market with the security of a floor. Variations are available and an additional bushel commitment may be required.
  • Deferred Payments – Growers are eligible to receive a premium for deferring payment for at least 90 days, within a maximum of 365 days. Available in select locations.

IMPORTANT NOTE: WHEN YOU ENTER INTO A MARKETPLACE TRANSACTION WITH INDIGO, YOU ARE ENTERING INTO A FORWARD CONTRACT WITH INDIGO AS COMMERCIAL COUNTER PARTIES ENTERING INTO ANY PRICING MECHANISMS PURSUANT TO A MARKETPLACE TRANSACTION, YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT: (1) YOU ARE NOT OPENING A FUTURES/OPTIONS ACCOUNT; (2) THAT YOU DO NOT HAVE A FUTURES/ OPTIONS POSITION; AND (3) THAT INDIGO IS NOT A COMMODITY TRADING ADVISOR (“CTA”), A FUTURES COMMISSION MERCHANT (“FCM”), INTRODUCING BROKER (“IB”), OR A COMMODITY POOL OPERATOR (“CPO”), OR SWAP DEALER RELATIONSHIP, NOR DOES INDIGO REPRESENT TO BE A CTA, FCM, IB, CPO OR SWAP DEALER.THE PRICING MECHANISM REFERENCED IN THIS PRESENTATION EMPLOYS FUTURES/OPTIONS REFERENCES AS A FORWARD CONTRACT PRICING MECHANISM ONLY. IT IS NOT A FUTURES/OPTIONS CONTRACT OR A COMMODITY POOLING AGREEMENT. Past performance is not indicative of future results. This communication is a solicitation and intended for informational purposes only. There is a risk of loss when engaging in these kinds of transactions. Participants will not be engaging in futures and options trading. No recommendations on futures and/or options trading will be made.

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