Arable Secures $300 Million in Investment Capital
BELLEVUE, WA and BAKERSFIELD, CA – Private investment firm Arable Capital Partners (Arable) has announced the closing of its debut fund; the fund, devoted exclusively to food and agricultural investing, secured $300 million in total capital commitments.
“The formation of Arable is primarily driven by the attractive investment opportunities we are seeing throughout the market and a belief that Arable is uniquely suited for the food and agribusiness sector with our team of experienced agricultural operators and investors,” said Managing Director Derek Yurosek, in a press release.
With experience in real assets, both as investors and hands-on operators, Arable has partnered with investors that both share the long-term vision and have significant capital to deploy. Leveraging the team’s operating track record of managing and growing successful agribusinesses, complemented with strong investing and deal structuring experience is what makes Arable unique and allow the company to make sizeable investments while maintaining a family business culture.
“Arable is a natural progression following the track records created in both agribusiness and investing that this team has built over the past decade,” noted Greg Richards, Managing Director of Arable. “We are excited to execute on our food- and agriculture-focused investment strategy by partnering with companies and management teams in the industry with a shared long-term vision.”
Arable is focused on investing in operating businesses throughout the entire agriculture sector, from seed to shelf, partnering with family operators and management teams along the way. According to the company’s press release, Arable was created by industry veterans to fill the gap in food and agriculture investing, combining a long-term investment horizon with deep industry experience. The company targets 15+ year investments in food and ag, because the nature of the agricultural industry requires a long-term view.
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