Fuel Hedging for Public Transit
Linwood Capital, LLC is a fuel hedging management and advisory frim based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Linwood Capital creates and manages customized fuel hedging programs for each of its clients which are primarily public transit and other public entities. Linwood currently manages the hedging programs of 16 public transit agencies with a total fuel expenditure of $250 million annually. Linwood Capital was established in 1998 and is a registered commodity trading advisor.
Linwood Capital creates value for its clients by:
- Keeping fuel costs within budget
- Decreasing fuel cost volatility
- Increasing the certainty of future fuel cost
- Striving to achieve a lower overall cost of fuel in the long-term.
Linwood Capital achieves these goals through the creation and execution of customized hedging programs where the strategy is tailored to the particular needs of each client. Linwood Capital continuously monitors petroleum, natural gas, and electricity markets to assess risk and opportunity and advises on making the necessary transactions to achieve the goals of the program.