Kirchner Agriculture and Food Integrated Focus Area has been built upon a foundation of decades of experience. We have built relevant and critical skills and expertise in all areas of growth, development and creating liquidity events throughout the lifecycle of early and mid market enterprises. During this period, we have worked in various capacities with a number of companies and investors in the Agriculture and Food industry.
Our prominent domain experts in this focus area include:
- 20 years of operational and investment experience
- Managing Director of $45M agri-food technologies fund
- Professional Agrologist
- Current/past director at numerous agricultural companies
W.B. (Bud) Kirchner
- 40 years of operational, transactional and investment experience
- Twice named Entrepreneur of the Year for agriculture ventures
- Co-managing two funds with 18 agricultural investee companies
- 25 years of operating experience
- Former President & CEO of nutraceutical company
- Senior management positions with Alberto Culver and Purex Corporation
Joe Vidal CEO, Bioriginal
This has led us to establish the Kirchner Agriculture and Food Focus Area, a practice group dedicated to Agriculture and Food that offers a proprietary lifecycle methodology whereby we can support and add value to Agriculture and Food companies (and their stakeholders) at every stage from start-up to exit.
Our group offers:
- Advisory services including strategic planning and assessments.
- Hands-on services including interim management, workouts and restructuring.
- Transactional services including buy-side (non-organic growth) and sell-side (liquidity).
- Management of Agricultural and Food fund and portfolios.
Our team’s unparalleled experience base in agriculture and food includes (but is not limited to) companies in:
- Advanced fertilizers
- Water management
- Seeds and genetics
- By-product reuse
- Nutraceuticals & nutritional products
- Industrial bioproducts
- Food processing
- Animal health
We have worked with and are in regular contact with a significant majority of the Strategics in the Agriculture and Food industry.
To learn how we can put our domain expertise to work for you contact us.