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Aqua Capital

Aqua Capital is a private equity firm investing in innovative, sustainable businesses across the Agribusiness and Food value chain.
We aim to be the preferred partner for mid-sized, high-potential companies in our sector.

We support the transition of family-owned companies and management teams combining operational expertise with an entrepreneurial approach.

Aqua Capital is a private equity firm investing in innovative, sustainable businesses across the Agribusiness and Food value chain.
We aim to be the preferred partner for mid-sized, high-potential companies in our sector.

We support the transition of family-owned companies and management teams combining operational expertise with an entrepreneurial approach.

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Our goal is to achieve top quartile returns by buying, growing, and transforming sustainable world-class businesses able to provide high quality food globally

Aqua Capital is committed to offering exposure to companies playing in the intersection of four macrotrends that, in our view, are redefining the future of Agriculture & Food in the foreseeable future and creating highly compelling opportunities:

  • The need to produce more food, more efficiently, to feed 10 billion people by 2050.
  • The urgent demand to address sustainability and climate change across Ag & Food productions chains.
  • The growing demand of food as foundation of health and wellness systems.
  • The transformational value creation opportunities created by the coming of age of technological disruption in Ag & Food systems.
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Aqua Capital Highlights

48

Investments since inceptions organized in fifteen platforms

+10,000

Number of people employed by Aqua-managed funds portfolio companies

+$4.2bn

Combined portfolio companies’ revenues – Brazil’s top 40 Ag & Food

Diversified

Portfolio access to upstream, midstream, downstream and services in Ag & Food

Innovative

Portfolio providing Access to Ag & Food tech and innovation through a sustainable investment approach and positive-impact themes

Experienced

One of the largest and most experienced private equity Ag & Food-dedicated teams globally

Aqua Approach to Value Creation

Professionalize

Closes the gap in relation to top-tier international governance / public market standards. Create “managerial alpha” building high performance, great place to work organizations.

Grow

Driving sustained, high quality top and bottom-line growth through commercial and operational excellence while, in most cases, executing accretive add-on acquisitions.

Transform

Improving business models through innovation, digitalization, cross-border expansion, or new product/service lines.

Impact

Embed opportunities in value-creation plan through objective-driven initiatives, improvement of key ESG yardsticks and de-risking companies.

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News & Insights

Aqua Capital announces final closing of Ag & Food PE Fund III

April, 2024|

Aqua Capital announces final closing of Ag & Food PE Fund III Aqua Capital is delighted to announce that its Fund III has reached a final close of $450m of committed capital, surpassing its original target. Sao Paulo – April 1, 2024 – Aqua Capital, a private equity firm investing in sustainable [...]

Aqua Capital invest in Exata, a leading Reg Ag platform focused on the soil health and plant testing lab market

February, 2024|

Aqua Capital invest in Exata, a leading Reg Ag platform focused on the soil health and plant testing lab market   - September, 2023 - Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Jatai – Goiás, Exata is a leading player in Brazil's soil and plant testing lab market, providing a comprehensive [...]

Aqua Capital announces the sale of Biotrop to Biobest

September, 2023|

Westerlo, Belgium and Vinhedo SP, Brazil September 7, 2023; Biobest Group (“Biobest”) and Aqua Capital, GIC and management of Biotrop jointly announce the signature of a binding agreement on the acquisition of BiotropParticipações s.a (“Biotrop”) by Biobest. Biotrop, a leading and fast-growing player in Brazil’s booming market for biologicals, is [...]

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