Why Lacima


Lacima is a multi-award winning specialist provider of software and advisory services dedicated to trading, valuation, optimisation and risk management for global energy and commodities markets. We help you to maximise your profit potential and make more informed decisions by providing tools that yield more accurate valuations, hedging analysis and risk exposure analysis for portfolios of complex financial contracts and physical assets.

Lacima can help you gain a competitive edge by applying our expert industry knowledge to solve your toughest business problems in energy trading, valuation, optimisation and risk management.

Whether it’s through our powerful front and middle office energy analytics software, our expert advisory services or our training services, we can give you the confidence to make faster, more accurate decisions about energy and commodity markets, limiting your risk exposure while maximising opportunity.

4 Reasons To Choose Lacima

Software & Services. Consistent approach. Understand the drivers.

With an unrivalled specialist team, Lacima is uniquely placed to provide a complete software and services offering. Use our software products to price, value, optimize and risk manage financial contracts and physical assets across multiple commodities and regions wherever robust, accurate and comprehensive analytics are needed. Lacima enables market participants to enjoy a world first – with a single underlying analytics engine powering all our solutions, complex deals and positions can be valued, traded and subsequently risk managed using the same models and methodologies.

With the ability to drill down and run detailed diagnostic analysis, our solutions are designed to yield key insights into what is driving the numbers and full analysis of even the most complex multi-commodity portfolio is possible.

Take control to suit your preferred way of working​. Our range of products enable you to access our unified analytics engine in a variety of ways including through Excel, robust applications and APIs and in flexible, scalable combinations. ​Most importantly, we help you reduce resource requirements.

Faster run times from our technology solutions means that more analysis can be undertaken with fewer people and computing resources, saving time and adding real value to your trading and risk management processes.​ We also provide expert consultancy and offer open and in-house training featuring the latest industry specific methodologies and techniques.

We have an Expert Team of Analysts. We have been where you are.

Our team are peer-recognised energy and commodity trading, valuation and risk experts who offer an unparalleled level of expertise and support, before, during and beyond delivery. You’ll find our team members understand you; that’s because they’ve been where you are.

They have worked in senior roles and as risk managers, analysts and traders in the private and public sector and with clients delivering successful complex projects across the globe for many years. Utilities, banks, government, consulting practices and systems vendors are all represented, providing broad and granular cross-sector expertise.

Our internationally acclaimed approach stems from leading academic work in energy risk and valuation modelling by Lacima founders Dr Les Clewlow and Dr Chris Strickland. The models and methodologies from their published works form the foundation of, not only our software and services, but also many in-house development projects worldwide.

Global Expertise.
Anywhere you are,
we are.

We have a wealth of practical experience gained from successfully implementing solutions in leading vertically integrated energy organizations, energy retailers, global trading houses, investment banks, LNG players and large energy consumers in Europe, North & South America, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.

Industry Recognition.
The best in Analytics.

Lacima has been recognized by market players as being the #1 energy and commodities analytics vendor and as the only provider of a complete energy and commodities analytics solution in the world.  We have been named by Energy Risk as Analytics Provider of the Year (2015), Technology House of the Year (2013) and Advisory Firm of the Year (2008). Lacima has been named in the Chartis RiskTech100 for three years in a row, for two years we won the Risk Markets Technology award for Pricing and analytics: commodities and we have received number one rankings in the Energy Risk Software Rankings for 8 consecutive years.