Experts working for experts
At the core of SFA (Oxford)'s business is bespoke consulting. SFA has for over 20 years held a reputation as a platinum group metals industry authority. Our understanding of the dynamics of PGM supply and demand is unrivalled, having fostered relationships with its most significant players across the globe, working alongside each one in partnership to enrich its individual business case, independently and in complete confidence. We provide detailed, tailored assessments of strategic investment opportunities using our extensive industry knowledge to evaluate the impact of the challenges affecting the industry.
Enhancing client strategies with strategic insights
The team works confidentially, often augmenting business planning efforts and assisting with company strategy. Whether you are an OEM wanting to assess the impact of evolving automotive technologies on the market and metal prices, optimise PGM procurement and effectively manage price risk, a mining company scheduling shafts or reviewing labour requirements, an investor or miner evaluating projects, or a recycler or refiner aiming to extract more value from your business, or an investor seeking to quantify price risk, SFA has the expertise to offer confident and independent direction for your strategic decision-making.
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Latest PGM news and insights
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15 November 2023 | Dr Jenny Watts
On 14 November, Heraeus and Sibanye-Stillwater launched a new electrocatalyst for green hydrogen production by PEM electrolysis. This ruthenium-based catalyst aims to overcome PEM electrolyser industry scaling-up concerns.
10 November 2023 | Beresford Clarke
On Thursday this week, the price of palladium passed through $1,000/oz for the first time since September 2018. Substitution for platinum in autocatalysts and a less-than-rosy outlook for 2024 autocatalyst demand has contributed to palladium’s ongoing 18-month bear market.
30 October 2023 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus
16 October 2023 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus
2 October 2023 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus
18 September 2023 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus
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