Consulting analysts in tomorrow’s commodities and technologies
SFA (Oxford) is a world-renowned authority on platinum-group metals and provides in-depth market intelligence on battery materials and precious metals for industrial, automotive, and smart city technologies, as well as on jewellery and investment trends.
The drivers for mobility change
SFA (Oxford) has compiled the world's largest compendium on the future of cities and mobility solutions including ride-hailing, mobility as a service and autonomous drive. The report can augment investment decision-making for governments, business leaders, city councils and VCs.
Our global interactive study exclusively covers population growth, urbanisation, air quality, decarbonisation, congestion, and digitisation, whilst evaluating the range of connected mobility services and technical limitations to answer many of the most pressing questions posed today and is backed up with forensic research and analytics.For more information
Working across the whole industry value chain
SFA (Oxford)’s in-depth market research and integrity are underpinned by extensive consulting from mine to market to recycler. Unrivalled understanding of industry dynamics allows us to foster relationships with the most significant players across the globe, working alongside each one in partnership and with absolute confidentiality.
At the core of SFA (Oxford)’s business is bespoke upstream and downstream consulting. We provide detailed, tailored assessments of strategic investment opportunities using our extensive industry expertise. With dedicated analysts and engineers, along with our industry associates, we are able to diversify our research beyond the scope of most commodity consultancies, acting as a 'think tank' for many clients through which SFA (Oxford) has become the analytical link in clean mobility, technology and the critical commodities value chain.
- Mine valuations and competitor benchmarking
- Commercial offtake and sales due diligence
- Purchasing dynamics and pipeline mapping
- Human capital management
- Metal price forecasting
- Bespoke market intelligence
- Tomorrow’s cities and mobility solutions
- Autonomous vehicles landscape
As part of our long history of PGM research, we have been analysing and following the evolution of emissions legislation and compliance for over a decade, and this has enabled us to develop a thorough understanding of emission-cutting and fuel-efficiency technologies. SFA (Oxford) is a trusted advisor across the automotive value chain, working for car manufacturers, OEMs and raw material suppliers, and investors.
SFA (Oxford) regularly provides analysis of the impact of global emissions standards on key metals, as well as gasoline and diesel vehicle trends. Our research covers automotive developments in electric vehicles (battery, hybrid and fuel cell), analysing future powertrain scenarios and their impact on PGMs and other commodities such as cobalt and lithium.