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Traxys Group expands Tin and Specialty Metals Trading Business
2021-08-01

Traxys Group expands Tin and Specialty Metals Trading Business

Traxys Group expands Tin and Specialty Metals Trading Business 

Luxembourg, August 2021

Traxys Sarl (“Traxys” or the “Company”), a leading global physical trader and merchant in metals and natural resources, is pleased to announce the expansion of its metal concentrates business following the addition of the global team that previously handled Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum and Niobium concentrates trading for Noble Group. The team, headed by Ioannis Kallinikos, previously the Head of Industrial Minerals and Metals (IMM) at Noble, along with Oliver Petley, Gitori Karege and Gustavo Portilho, bring to Traxys more than 40 years’ experience in trading tin and other specialty metals throughout EMEA and the Americas. 

Mark Kristoff, Traxys Group CEO, has welcomed the new team: “We are very excited to welcome Ioannis, Oliver, Gitori and Gustavo into the Traxys family. These appointments in these key product areas endorse Traxys’ commitment to continue building on our technology and battery materials franchise across the world, for markets that will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the global economy.” 

Messrs. Kallinikos and Petley will join Traxys’ Singapore office. Mr. Karege will be stationed in Rwanda and Mr. Portilho will reside in Brazil. 

About Traxys 

Traxys is a physical commodity trader and merchant in the metals and natural resources sectors. Its logistics, marketing, distribution, supply chain management and trading activities are conducted by over 450 employees, in over 20 offices worldwide, and its annual turnover is in excess of USD 7 billion. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Traxys is engaged in the sourcing, trading, marketing and distribution of non-ferrous metals, ferro-alloys, minerals, industrial raw materials and energy. The Group serves a broad base of industrial customers and offers a full range of commercial and financial services. 

Traxys, a privately held company, is owned by Traxys’ management team, The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), and affiliates of Louis M. Bacon, the founder of Moore Capital Management, LP, and Moore Strategic Ventures, LLC, Mr. Bacon’s privately held investment company. 

To learn more about Traxys, go to: www.traxys.com.

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Mark Kristoff 

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