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Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:58

MAIN SERVICES

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MAIN SERVICES

Synterra's core competency is Nigeria. We work providing consultancy and Advice to businesses looking to invest in Nigeria. We operate in the natural resource sector which includes Energy, Oil and Gas, Mining and also agriculture. Our business activities include the trading of Nigerian equity crude, fuel oil and naphtha, with the senior management of the company having traded billions of dollars in crude oil and refined petroleum products. We currently import Gasoil, Jet A1and Gasoline for both local consumption and on behalf of a number of IOCs offshore operations. Synterra Energy have successfully raised finance for mining and Upstream energy projects and are currently engaged in  originating energy projects including renewable energy, We have arrangements and agreements with global energy  companies where we act as local partners. Synterra also have excellent commercial and business relationships with local stakeholders in country and are ideally positioned to act as interlocutors. We also provide consultancy and advisory services to  businesses and investors that consider investing in Nigeria.

 

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:56

COMMODITY TRADING

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COMMODITY TRADING

Synterra now exports agricultural cash crops from NigeriaWe have developed a supply chain operation with local producers of various  agricultural produce in Nigeria. The produce is destined for export to existing off-takers under contract. Synterra are able to deliver the produce on a  CIF  or FOB basis under flexible payment options.  

 

The Nigerian Government are providing incentives under the new policy to boost exports of agricultural produce from Nigeria

Led by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council infrastructure and policies are being developed to increase participation in export and cash crop production

By creating value and rationalizing the efficiency of the supply chain, the government have address many of the perceived in country risks of exporting from Nigeria

Export quality produce enhanced by local processing capability has created US Dollar revenue opportunities for exporters in Nigeria

We are able to impose rigorous best practice in maintaining the fidelity of the supply chain whilst being uniquely positioned to engage local producers.

Agricultural exports are a priority objective for the Nigerian Government in diversifying the economy away from Oil

We currently have arrangements for the following products:

 

Sesame Seeds

 

Ginger

Cashew Nuts

Shea Butter

Groundnuts

Gum Arabic

 

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:55

RISK MANAGEMENT

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RISK MANAGEMENT

Synterra provide market intelligence and business risk management solutions for investors wishing to participate in the natural resource sectors of the Nigerian economy. We have developed precise and sophisticated models which enable investors to accurately construct financial models and effectively de-risk investments. Our models incorporate sociopolitical metrics in addition to macroeconomic, industry and counterparty assessments. 

 

Nigeria can present numerous risks, financial, exchange rate, political for rxample, often on a daily basis. Synterra will help you to meet these challenges, because our experts work together with you to understand risk from your perspective. This approach enables us to provide you with bespoke strategic advice and innovative solutions across a wide range of insurable and non-insurable risks. Unlike management consulting firms with risk divisions,  Nigeria risk is our sole focus – which is why you can consistently call upon us to handle your most challenging business issues.

 

We help you to manage your organisation’s risk strategically, with bespoke solutions designed to meet not only your risk management objectives, but also your overall business goals. Using industry-leading data and analytics, we evaluate your exposures and risk management programme gaps, helping you to determine the return on your investment and make informed decisions about programme adjustments and direction.

 

We can help you understand the likelihood and impact of diverse risks on your operations, and monitor, manage, and reduce the impact of those risks. You can recover from losses faster, take advantage of emerging business opportunities, and achieve business objectives.

 

Our bespoke project evaluations detailing fatal flaws and recommendations which lend the highest level of independent advice for new market entrants. Our offering is conceived to mitigate the 'ease of doing business' in Nigeria by adding value to critical decision making. Whether you are a portfolio investor or making a direct investment in Nigeria (Foreign Direct Investment) we have a solution for you.To obtain additional information please contact us

 

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:53

ADVANCE FEE FRAUD

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ADVANCE FEE FRAUDS & SCAMS

 

 Synterra will assist you in ensuring any investment your company make in Nigeria is neither fraudulent or a scam. At Synterra our tenacious, commercially-minded solicitors provide expert advice and assistance in all manner of investment fraud matters. We have a proven track record helping creditors and investors recover funds in Nigeria, with particular expertise in cases involving crude oil trading and advance fee fraud. Not only can we assist you in completing satisfactory legal due dilligence but also advice in retrieving any investment.

 

Investment Fraud & Scams Advance Fee Fraud

 

 Investment rarely comes without a level of risk, but that risk increases exponentially for those unaware of the tactics of predatory fraudsters. The first protection against becoming a victim of a scam is to spot the signs:

 

Any investment that sounds too good to be true probably is

Be cautious of unsolicited phone calls, emails or letters offering one-off investment opportunities

 

Don’t be pressured into an investment. Give yourself time to do due diligence so you can make an informed decision

Speak or contact Synterra to conduct a Legal Due Dilligence Test

Do not pay advance Fees such as registrations or permits without confirmation for Synterra

 

Don’t be bitten twice. Avoid follow-on frauds, where scam organisers pass on the details of investors they’ve swindled to other fraudsters

 

The second protection is to get your money back by enforcing your rights as a creditor. We’ve recovered funds for our clients in a wide range of investment fraud and scam cases, including for those who have fallen victim to:

 

 

Unauthorised firms and individuals running investment scams such as share fraud

Cloned firms

Ponzi or pyramid schemes

Identity theft

 

clients recover funds in investment fraud cases (such as those listed above), we have considerable knowledge of the sophisticated ways investment scams target investors and are operated, as well as how professional misfeasance can cause people to lose money. This expertise means we’re ideally placed to help creditors and investors get compensation by holding fraudsters and negligent professionals to account.

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:51

MINING OPPORTUNITIES

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MINING OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Nigeria Solid Mineral and Mining Sector has in effect made the great leap forward which will now allow investors to take  advantage of the vast mineral potential Nigeria possess. There are numerous undeveloped deposits of solid minerals and Rare  Earth which are bound to become more sought after as the scramble for raw material progresses

 

Synterra currently control Exploration Licenses for Beryllium, Tin, Lead and Zinc, Tantalite, Lithium and phosphates. Some of these  properties are producing using direct labour and artisanal miners. Many of these sites require investors to "mechanise" production to vastly increase output and provide exponential upside.Synterra have access to numerous Exploration Licenses for mineral properties with proven reserves and great investor value, risked to meet any investors appetite to find out more contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting Solid Minerals.

 

Our beryllium property in Gwantu, Kaduna State is a worldwide renowned site for both emeralds and aquamarine which we also hols exploration licenses.

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:49

OIL AND GAS PROJECTS

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OIL & GAS PROJECTS

 

Synterra Energy are actively involved in a number of oil and gas upstream projects and have established strong partnerships

with a variety of first class EPC contractors and service providers, Synterra ‘s main proposition is to provide local knowledge

and down side risk mitigation for investment in Nigerian upstream capital projects. Our strategy is to establish value through

the development of niche upstream E&P opportunities in Nigeria with an initial focus on discovered resources with early cash-

flow and upside potential.

 

Value creation and risk management is provided by a strong African-biased operating capability, local stakeholder support

and seasoned knowledgeable management helps reduce downside risk. It has been conservatively estimated that Nigeria

need to invest circa cUS$50 B on capital projects and infrastructure in the next decade .Our position in the Oil and Gas

sector and our current relationships with political decision makers afford us outstanding opportunities to acquire lucrative

investment acreage. The ultimate value proposition is in reducing in country down-side risk outside of the global commodity or

open market risk.

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:47

ENERGY PROJECTS

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ENERGY PROJECTS

 

 Synterra Energy have provided Consultancy and Advice to a number of companies in the energy sector across the value chain.  We have provided advice on on renewables in Nigeria and off-grid solutions too. We have an excellent relationship with the Regulator and other key stakeholders. Nigerian energy production per capita is the lowest in Africa. The sector which is in its transitional phase has numerous challenges. The Government has embarked on a Energy Recovery Program to stimulate the industry and attract investment.

 

Synterra believes this is the right time to make an investment in the sector. Please read a recent report published by Synterra below which provides up to date analysis on the sector

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:45

PROJECT FINANCE PROCESS

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THE PROJECT FINANCE PROCESS

 

Employing our team of project finance specialists, Synterra offers medium- and long-term financing options that are tailored according to each project’s unique needs. To this end:

• We ascertain project risks in light of macroeconomic indicators and sectoral data.

• We evaluate the financial, economic, and technical aspects of a project and prepare and issue a financial feasibility report.

• We identify project’s debt to equity ratio, maturity, and pricing structure.

• We prepare project cashflows across a range of different scenarios.,

• We determine a project’s collateral and other credit terms.

• We involve in club deals/syndications with domestic and/or international financial institutions when necessary.

• We manage the project’s loan and security agreements documentation processes.

With the completion of these stages, a project is supported with the financing it needs for its completio

 THE PROCESSES WE CONDUCT

 

Risk & Return Analysis

• Macroeconomic Risks

• Sectoral Risks

• Managerial Risks

• Project Completion Risks

• Capacity Or Productivity Risks

Feasibility Studies

• Financial & Technical Review

• Sectoral Positioning & Growth Potential

• Potential Product And/Or Service Buyers

• Legal Framework

• Environmental Impact

Project Finance Model

• Cash & Non-Cash Credit Structure

• Debt to Equity Balance

• Security Package

• Maturity and Repayment Structure

 

 

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:40

SECURITY RISK PLANNING

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SECURITY RISK PLANING

 

We provide essential consultancy to clients: to map their security needs, guide them towards the right solutions and assist with their implementation. Our clients ask us to help them develop systems and processes to protect their staff, assets and investments against a wide range of sophisticated adversaries. We work with clients to build threat intelligence and risk models that identify areas of vulnerability, and to design and implement protective measures.

 

Our security experts have acted on behalf of a diverse client base on matters that include security planning, site portfolio reviews, security surveys and penetration tests, training and intelligence programme development, expert testimony and post-incident investigation. In each case we adopt a threat intelligence-led approach, leveraging the global reach of our source network and local security resources to deliver the best outcome for our client.

 

Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:38

PROJECT ADVISORY

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PROJECT ADVISORY

 

Whilst Nigeria is a lucrative investment destination in order to unlock the potential you need to manage a number of risk factors, often on a daily basis. Synterra will help you to meet these challenges, because our experts work together with you to understand risk from your perspective. This approach enables us to provide you with bespoke strategic advice and innovative solutions across a wide range of insurable and non-insurable risks.

 

Unlike management consulting firms with risk divisions, Nigeria risk is our sole focus – which is why you can consistently call upon us to handle your most challenging business issues. Synterraoffer advisory, consultancy and brokerage services to corporate and commercial clients as follows:

 

Raising Financial Capital: This involves two aspects. Firstly assist management to put the necessary key strategies and documents in place to optimise the prospects of raising financial capital. Secondly the introduction, promotion and placement of investment opportunities to prospective investors and funders. Business Development and Strategy: Assist management to formulate and implement their major goals, taking into consideration resources available and the environment in which the business operates, whilst optimising their specific modes of growth, organisation, activities, and practices; andLeadership and Management: Coaching and mentoring role to the business.

Synterra also offers specialised consultancy services in (i) relocation and expansion of businesses to the UK or SE Asia from the rest of the world and vice versa, (ii) M&A and (iii) IPOs.

 

We help you to manage your organisation’s risk strategically, with bespoke solutions designed to meet not only your risk management objectives, but also your overall business goals. Using industry-leading data and analytics, we evaluate your exposures and risk management programme gaps, helping you to determine the return on your investment and make informed decisions about programme adjustments and direction.

 

We can help you understand the likelihood and impact of diverse risks on your operations in Nigeria, and monitor, manage, and reduce the impact of those risks. You can recover from losses faster, take advantage of emerging business opportunities, and achieve business objectives.

 

The result: We can help you change and manage your risk profile in such a way that improves resiliency, reduces future claims, and minimises risk costs.

 

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