Financial Hedge Advisory

​​Our Service

​Who We Are

Our team of risk advisors help our clients develop, implement and manage hedge programs. From counterparty evaluation and introductions to hedge placement and reporting, our hands-on guidance and technology platform provides a best-in-class risk management solution.

Our Advantages

The ARM Energy Advantage

Why companies choose ARM Energy as their risk advisor:

Dedicated Commodity Risk Expert

Portfolio Managers equipped to advise on risk management strategy.

First-in-class Fundamentals Research

Combination of bottom-up and top-down fundamental analysis in order to create meaningful insights.

Physical Marketing Presence

Empowers our views on evolving regional dynamics with in-depth and real-time insights.

Online Information Platform

Secure desktop and mobile access to market intel, price indications, market data, hedge portfolio & more.

Activities

Counterparty Onboarding

  • Evaluation, introduction and onboarding assistance

Fundamental Research

  • Daily: Morning and afternoon market reports
  • Weekly: Robust market commentary (oil, gas, NGLs and more)
  • Ongoing:
    A. Macro materials
    B. Regional and special event analyses
    C. Market alerts

Strategy Development

  • ​Dedicated risk advisor and secondary (2x coverage)
  • Bespoke strategy based on company-specific operations and exposures
  • Continual portfolio review with proactive updates and recommendations
  • Structure modeling and sensitivity cases

Hedge Execution

  • Transparency through live price feeds and options models
  • Leverage of size, frequency and experience for optimal results
  • Overseen by experienced professionals under your unique directives

Reporting & Support

  • Dedicated team of ​operation support professionals
  • Secure online platform, ARMOR – ARM Online Reporting
ARMOR

ARM Online Reporting

Market

  • Market Commentary
  • Price indications
  • Curves & settles

Portfolio

  • Trade capture
  • Position data and visualizations
  • ARMOR-integrated excel template (ease of data access)

Treasury

  • MTM valuation & sensitivities
  • Forecasted cash settlements & price deck modeling
  • Counterparty statement validation & discrepancy resolution

Reporting

  • Monthly and quarterly MTM valuations & credit adjustments (CVA)
  • Position disclosures

Mobile

  • iOS and Android

SSAE 18 SOC 1 Type 1 Certified

The Team

Our Leadership

Scott Wischoff

President, ARM Energy Services (US)

Scott joined ARM Energy in October 2017 and currently serves as President of ARM Energy Services, LLC (US), where he is responsible for energy services and marketing for ARM Energy’s US-based clients. He brings 22 years of physical and financial gas and power experience and previously served as Director of Power and Natural Gas Trading at Freepoint Commodities. Prior to that role, Scott served as VP, West Power and Gas Trading at EDFT North America. Scott earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, specializing in Finance, at Texas A&M University.

Samy Morcos

President, ARM Energy Services (International)

Samy joined ARM Energy in January 2013 and is currently serving as President of ARM Energy Services, LLC (International) where he is responsible for the oversight of commercial operations for ARM Energy’s international financial hedge advisory and physical marketing business lines. He began his 22-year career at Dynegy, focusing on trading asset management of their West Coast Power fleet, storage and transportation assets. In 2003, Samy was one of the original members of Chevron’s Natural Gas team. While at Chevron, he managed all of Chevron’s western domestic natural gas production including the major southwestern basins. Just prior to ARM, Samy was with Eagle Energy Partners (currently known as EDF Trading). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from Louisiana State University.