AgFutures: Investment and Strategy | Kisaco Research
Investing in the future of sustainable agriculture
London, UK
25-26 April, 2018
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Growing markets means growing opportunities - the agrochemical market will be worth 250.5 billion by 2020 - there's no better time to strategize, invest and maximise the opportunities.

Agrochemicals| Biocontrol | AgTech | Precision Farming

Planning for the future - 100+ strategy experts from agrochemical, biostimulant, biopesticide, AgTech and investment industries joined together to discover the changing needs of these markets and how to execute a corporate strategy that works.

Industry hot topics covered included:

  • Identifying new opportunities - mergers, acquisitions & building relationships
  • Developing product portfolios - identifying product pipelines & paying more attention to biocontrol
  • The Agtech boom - investing in the future of sustainable agriculture
  • The investor landscape - scalability, restructuring & profitability
  • Top trends - are seeds & traits the next big thing?
  • What's the deal? -  the rise in mergers & acquisitions between AgChem & biologic companies

Co-located with AgBio: Innovate Europe, attendees could also hear more about regulation frameworks, the science behind the products and top trends in BioAg to achieve cost efficiencies and commercial success.

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100+
Attendees
3+
Hours of networking time
10
Innovation showcase opportunities

Who Will Be There

50%
Agrochemical, AgTech, Biopesticide & Biostimulant companies
20%
Bank, Law & Advisory Firms
30%
Investors

Agrochemical, AgTech, Biopesticide & Biostimulant companies

Bank, Law & Advisory Firms

Investors

The Speakers

 

Allister Phillips

Partner
AgbioInvestor

Allister Phillips is one of the founding partners of AgbioInvestor and heads the company’s seed and trait division. Since its foundation in 2017, AgbioInvestor has grown to rapidly establish itself as the leading source of news and analysis for the global crop protection and seeds & traits industries.

Allister Phillips

Partner
AgbioInvestor

Allister Phillips is one of the founding partners of AgbioInvestor and heads the company’s seed and trait division. Since its foundation in 2017, AgbioInvestor has grown to rapidly establish itself as the leading source of news and analysis for the global crop protection and seeds & traits industries.

Allister began his career with Phillips McDougall, initially as a senior analyst specialising in the global seeds & traits industries, and later as the company’s associate director where he led the company’s overall seed & traits data and analytical effort.  More recently, Allister has moved to form AgbioInvestor, a new company that draws on considerable industry expertise and knowledge to guide professionals operating in the crop protection and seeds & traits industries in their understanding of market fundamentals and trends in the global traded seed industry.

You can reach AgbioInvestor through its website agbioinvestor.com.

 

Bor Boer

CEO & Partner
TerraProtein Equity Partners

Bor Boer

CEO & Partner
TerraProtein Equity Partners
 

Dimitiris Drisis

Agriculture Technology Expert

Dimitiris Drisis

Agriculture Technology Expert
 

Garth Drury

CEO & Founder
Drury Consulting

Garth Drury

CEO & Founder
Drury Consulting
 

Albena Todorova

Business Development Executive
Sumitomo Corporation

Albena works for the Business Development Unit of Sumitomo Corporation Europe, where she is part of the team taking care of agtech investments. Sumitomo Corporation is looking to leverage its vast global agrifood business portfolio by pursuing opportunities in agfood tech in Europe.

Albena Todorova

Business Development Executive
Sumitomo Corporation

Albena works for the Business Development Unit of Sumitomo Corporation Europe, where she is part of the team taking care of agtech investments. Sumitomo Corporation is looking to leverage its vast global agrifood business portfolio by pursuing opportunities in agfood tech in Europe.

 

Hadyn Parry

VP Corporate Development Europe
Intrexon

Hadyn Parry

VP Corporate Development Europe
Intrexon
 

Johan Botterman

R&D Alliance Management - New Ventures
Bayer CropScience

Johan Botterman

R&D Alliance Management - New Ventures
Bayer CropScience
 

John Hamer

Monsanto Growth Ventures

John Hamer

Monsanto Growth Ventures
 

Juerg Peter

Corporate M&A
Syngenta

Juerg Peter

Corporate M&A
Syngenta
 

Matija Zulj

CEO
Agrivi

Matija Zulj

CEO
Agrivi
 

Matthew Phillips

Agrochemical Industry Analyst & Consultant

Matthew Phillips

Agrochemical Industry Analyst & Consultant
 

Nicolas Ferras

Investment Director
InVivo Invest

Nicolas Ferras

Investment Director
InVivo Invest
 

Dr Robert Wylie

Chairman & Co-Founder
WHEB

Dr Robert Wylie holds various senior level positions including: Chairman and co-founder of WHEB- WHEB, a sustainability focused multi-asset class investment firm, which is one of the pioneering IMPACT investment firms in Europe. He is also Chairman of Cambridge Agritech, an investment syndicate of largely private investors who are either owners or directors of some of the largest agricultural businesses in the UK. Robert also Chairs’ Five Seasons, a new fund manager which is developing a venture capital fund focused on impact investing across the food value chain.

Dr Robert Wylie

Chairman & Co-Founder
WHEB

Dr Robert Wylie holds various senior level positions including: Chairman and co-founder of WHEB- WHEB, a sustainability focused multi-asset class investment firm, which is one of the pioneering IMPACT investment firms in Europe. He is also Chairman of Cambridge Agritech, an investment syndicate of largely private investors who are either owners or directors of some of the largest agricultural businesses in the UK. Robert also Chairs’ Five Seasons, a new fund manager which is developing a venture capital fund focused on impact investing across the food value chain.

 

Roger Tripathi

CEO & Co-Founder
AgBioChem Innovations

Roger Tripathi

CEO & Co-Founder
AgBioChem Innovations
 

Tristan Nagler

Managing Director
Aurelius Investments

Tristan Nagler

Managing Director
Aurelius Investments
 

Yunjun Li

CEO
Shandong Agchemsun International

Yunjun Li

CEO
Shandong Agchemsun International
 

Massimo Toni

Consulant
De Sangosse

Massimo Toni

Consulant
De Sangosse

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