Investment Criteria

Attractive investment opportunities exist in food, agriculture and agribusiness firms with annual sales between $10 million to $70 million.  These size companies offer opportunities because sound business plans based on fundamental management practices combined with talented people generally result in good, predictable and consistent performance. 

While our investment criteria outlined below offer a general profile, each transaction is viewed and structured individually.

Types of Transactions

  • Acquisitions
  • Management buyouts
  • Owners’ transition plans
  • Growth stage
  • Start-ups
  • Recapitalizations
  • Turnarounds and restructurings
  • Debtor in possession (DIP) funding
  • Bankruptcy exit (POR) funding
  • Project financing

Company Characteristics

  • Annual revenues of $10 million to $70 million
  • Established products and services
  • Defensible market position
  • Reasonable ability to restructure for future profitable operations
  • Asset base and/or cash flows to support transaction
  • Management team with a desire to grow the company