Investment Summary

AGR Partners Invests In Vintage Wine Estates

On April 12, 2018, private equity firm AGR Partners invested in beverage company Vintage Wine Estates

Investment Highlights
  • This is AGR Partners’ 1st transaction in the Beverages sector.
  • This is AGR Partners’ 5th transaction in the United States.
  • This is AGR Partners’ 1st transaction in California.
Investment Fate
  • Vintage Wine Estates was sold to a financial buyer in 2021.

Investment Summary

Date 2018-04-12
Target Vintage Wine Estates
Sector Beverages
Investor(s) AGR Partners
Deal Type Growth Capital

Target

Vintage Wine Estates

Santa Rosa, California, United States
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Vintage Wine Estates is a family of wineries and wines whose singular focus is producing the finest quality wines and incredible customer experiences with wineries throughout Napa, Sonoma, California’s Central Coast, Oregon and Washington State. Since its founding 20 years ago, the Company has become a top 15 U.S. wine producer via organic and acquisitive growth, today selling more than 2 million nine-liter equivalent cases annually. Vintage Wine Estates was founded in 2007 and is based in Santa Rosa, California.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

AGR Partners

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2012
SizeMiddle-Market
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

AGR Partners is a private investment firm focused on equity and junior capital investments in the agriculture and food sectors. Specific areas of interest include agribusinesses and food companies in the traditional value chain, companies focused on healthy living products: superfoods and nutraceuticals, and higher growth sectors including vegetable and animal based protein, including seafood companies. AGR looks to invest $25 to $250 million to support a variety of transaction types, including growth capital financings, acquisition capital, privatizations, and special situations. AGR Partners was established in 2012 and is headquartered in Visalia, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 9
Sector (Beverages) 1 of 1
Type (Growth Capital) 4 of 6
State (California) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 5 of 7
Year (2018) 1 of 2
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-04-20 Titan Farms

Ridge Spring, South Carolina, United States

Titan Farms, Inc. is a peach producer and processor. Titan provides fresh-packed, IQF sliced, IQF diced, and pureed peaches as well as USDA peach cups to customers throughout North America. Titan Farms was founded in 1999 and is based in Ridge Spring, South Carolina.

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