* Commodity trader Louis Dreyfus Company says agrees to sell global metals business to NCCL Natural Resources Investment Fund
* Louis Dreyfus says NCCL is managed by New China Capital Legend as general partner, with two limited partners AXAM Asset Management and China Molybdenum Co., Ltd.
* Financial terms were not disclosed.
* The deal is expected to be completed in the first half of 2018. (Reporting by Gus Trompiz; editing by John Irish)