Food and Agribusiness
Advanced Agrilytics works with progressive growers to improve sustainability by maximizing yields and profitability by applying a high-touch, independent, and comprehensive agronomy approach that is enabled by technology using precision data and spatial models to recommend optimum uses of each input, practice, and attribute of every acre throughout the season.
Year of Exit: 2006
A leading global independent agronomic seed company.(No Longer Managed)
AgBiTech’s broad-spectrum portfolio of biological lepidopteran-control products offers growers cost-competitive tools to replace or augment chemical pesticides in both selected broad-acre and specialty crops. These products simultaneously provide residual control characteristics and a positive environmental profile, while enhancing resistance management and enabling effective IPM.
AgroFresh is a global leader in providing pre and post-harvest solutions, technologies and services to enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce, reducing food waste and improving sustainability throughout the value chain.
Axiota Animal Health is the commercial leader in animal health and nutrition product development and commercialization of nutritional health products that offer cattle producers innovative and science-based non-antibiotic solutions to prepare cattle to thrive during transition and stress.
Year of Exit: 2017
Australia’s largest vertically integrated grower and marketer of fresh produce.
Year of Exit: 2020
FoodChain ID is a market leading platform dedicated to providing the food industry a technology enabled food safety, quality and sustainability solution to navigate the New Food Economy.
Icicle Seafoods, Inc.
Year of Exit: 2016
Diversified producer & processor of seafood in North America.
Year of Investment: 2021
Kynetec is a provider of market research solutions for the agriculture and animal health industries, helping companies around the world understand the dynamics of their marketplaces, turning research into business opportunities and enabling clients to create winning strategies.
Lyons is the leader in the development and commercialization of innovative beverage and ingredient solutions for international foodservice, healthcare and food manufacturing customers. From fruit-based ingredients to plant-based functional beverages, Lyons brings solutions to life.
Year of Exit: 2018
UK’s largest independent dairy and a leading supplier of milk and dairy ingredients to the food industry.
The national category leader in unsurpassed quality organic and conventional peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots and the employer of choice in the Central Valley. Driven by operational excellence across the value chain, from proprietary genetics to leading sustainable farming practices to innovative customer solutions, the company delivers consumers the most consistent and flavorful stone fruit experience.
Registrar is the category leader in tech-enabled supply chain compliance for highly regulated and life sustaining markets. The Company leverages proprietary software and automation to facilitate the flow of essential trade, removing regulatory friction through providing data-driven visibility into, and assurance for, global supply chains at scale.
Year of Exit: 2020
A leading global provider of drip irrigation solutions for agricultural applications.
ScanBio transforms marine by-products from sustainable fisheries and sea farming into highly valuable animal feed ingredients for pets, livestock and fish, and provides mission critical biosecurity services to the aquaculture industry.
Year of Exit: 2005
One of the world’s largest vegetable seed companies.(No Longer Managed)
SNFL is a global market leader in the R&D, licensing and marketing of proprietary table grape varieties with a modern, sophisticated breeding engine designed to deliver market-leading solutions and value across the chain, from growers through retailers.
Spearhead offers distinctive, long-term supply assurance of agricultural products, including specialty crops – at scale, across multiple European countries, in specification, delivered reliably with full traceability.
Sterilex is a recognized industry leader for developing innovative, proprietary food safety antimicrobial products designed to disinfect and eliminate resistant microorganisms across a wide range of industries, including food processing, animal health and water treatment.
Suja Life is the leading, vertically integrated manufacturer & marketer of plant-based, better-for-you cold-pressured juices and related beverages committed to delivering function, nutrition and superior taste to a diverse, national consumer base.
Year of Exit: 2015
Value-added frozen fruit processor and marketer.
Verdesian Life Sciences
Year of Exit: 2021
Verdesian researches, develops and delivers industry-leading crop nutrition and biosolutions products, which directly address agricultural sustainability for growers and regulators alike by improving nutrient uptake efficiency and significantly increasing yields.
Urban Farmer is a market leading plant-based specialty dough contract manufacturer operating within the better-for-you end market. Driven by quality and operational excellence, the company exclusively uses plant-based ingredients and best-in-class gluten free manufacturing facilities to produce a differentiated and growing portfolio of specialty dough products.
Verisem is a leading independent supply chain partner to the global seed industry, providing specialized production, processing and distribution services to a diverse set of end customers for an expansive set of seed varieties from a global network of privileged production assets.
*Fund II remains under the management of the Predecessor Firm.
Fund III platform investment (QC) not reflected above. The company was absorbed by Verdesian in September 2014.