Gavilon Completes Acquisition of Refined Products Rack Marketing Business

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Omaha, Neb. (July 19, 2011) Gavilon, LLC today announced that it completed the acquisition of the refined products rack marketing business from Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. The business complements the company’s physical energy services and will significantly expand its participation in the wholesale fuels business.


The Houston-based refined products rack marketing team is led by Rob Fuller, head of refined products marketing and trading at Gavilon. For business inquiries, please contact Mr. Fuller at (713) 496-3900.


About The Gavilon Group, LLC

Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, The Gavilon Group, LLC is a leading commodity management firm, connecting producers and consumers of feed, food and fuel through its global supply chain network. Gavilon’s history dates back to 1874, when Peavey Company built its first grain facility. In 1982, Peavey was acquired by ConAgra Foods, Inc. and later became part of ConAgra Trade Group. In 2008, a group of investors, led by Ospraie Management, LLC, formed Gavilon and acquired ConAgra Trade Group, enabling the newly formed, privately held company to focus on growing its commodity business. In 2010, Gavilon acquired the DeBruce Companies, significantly expanding the company’s agricultural operations. Today, Gavilon leverages its strategic partnerships and more than 300 facilities and regional offices worldwide to link agricultural and energy supply with increasing global demand. The company provides origination, storage and handling, transportation and logistics, marketing and distribution, and risk management services to tens of thousands of customers each year and employs 1,800 people around the world. For more information, please visit