Focus

AGri-ENergy-PArtners provides advisory and project development in the agricultural, forestry and renewable energy sector.

We support our clients identifying, assessing and executing profitable and sustainable real-asset investments. We also lead sell-side mandates and capital raising in the sector.

We are active mainly in Germany, Europe and Africa (UTC-1 to +3) and have additionally significant business experiences in other emerging markets especially in Asia.

Offering

Our services range from the presentation of suitable investment opportunities to the coordination of the full investment process. We are offering following services to investors:

  • Investment strategy: Based on the prefered risk/return ratio, we elaborate the focus and investment criteria for possible acquisitions.
  • Identification: We identify attractive green- and brownfield investment opportunities according to the elaborated investment criteria.
  • Investment analysis: We offer economic advisory on market developments as well as feasibility studies asssing the attractiveness of the investments.
  • Due diligence: We coordinate the due diligence, highlighting risks and opportunities and establish the valuation for a purchase offer.
  • Transaction advisory: We structure, negotiate and coordinate the acquisition process. We may also organise additional equity and debt.
  • Asset management: We may support the restructuring and optimization of the acquired assets and also control and support the local partner achieving the targets

We deliver entrepreneurs appropriate financing solutions or organise the sale of companies/assets comprising following services:

  • Finanzierungskonzepte: Wir erarbeiten gemeinsam auf die spezifische Strategie zugeschnittene Optionen zur Eigen- und Fremdkapitalbeschaffung
  • Financing solutions: We elaborate and structure a suitable strategy raising equity and debt.
  • Preparation: We will establish feasibility studies and financial models meeting the standards of professional investors and banks.
  • Presentation: We will support the elaboration of required documentation and presentation to attract capital.
  • Selection of investors: We will identify and select suitable and reliable investment partners ranging from family offices to strategic or institutional investors.

We use our expertise and act as turn-key developer or collaborate with partners to realise renewable energy projects. Since 2006, AGENPA develops, finances and operates solar power plants. We develop roof-top and ground-mounted solar plants.

Our approach is flexible and considers the specific local situations. We offer an attractive and fair project participation and a long-term, reliable cooperation to the landlord and local municipality. We put emphasis in treating all stakeholders as partners and utilising latest technologies.

With direct access to new project developments as well as through our advisory work, we may offer investment opportunities in the range of € 3 Mio – € 50 Mio. The sustainable, asset based investments offer our investors attractive, risk-adjusted returns.

Methodology

Since 2009 we work independent, result-oriented and with high quality standards together with a network of specialists and partner companies. This may comprise specialised lawyers and tax advisors.

Our practical experience in agricultural production & processing, energy industry as well as in market analysis and project development allows us to have first-hand understanding of the investments and provides a strong network with companies active in the sector. This allows for excellence in advisory and added value for a successful transaction.

We think globally as we are working locally to find tailored solutions for our clients addressing local specifics and the challenges along the investment procedure. We believe that cooperation is an important key to success. We consider technological innovations, regulatory changes as well as current and long term market developments.

Management

Carl Philipp Riedel (MSc) is the founder and managing director of AGENPA. He has extensive experience in Alternative Investments especially the agricultural and renewable energy sector with regard to business and investment appraisals, market and feasibility studies as well as project development and transaction advisory. Prior to setting up AGENPA, he was Head of Unit at LMC International Ltd. and has played a leading role in a wide range of global consultancy projects. He has also worked for ADM, a multinational agribusiness company, the European Commission and the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisations (FAO). He holds a Masters degree in International Development Management from the London School of Economics (LSE) as well as a masters degree in International Agricultural Economics from the Humboldt-University of Berlin.

Mission

Meeting the world’s increasing demand for food and energy with sustainable production methods represents one of the greatest challenges of our time.

Due to growing economic challenges, technological and climate change as well as generational transfers, we see growing demand for financing and transaction advisory in the agricultural sector.

The renewable energy sector is characterised by ever increasing demand for capacity growth, professionalisation and market consolidation.

We face these chanllenges by providing excellence in specialised advisory and project development with the aim to realise investment potential while generating positve social and environmental impact.

Contact

AGENPA GmbH
Schönhauser Allee 175
10119 Berlin – Germany
info@agenpa.com
Tel: +49 30 28 88 33 08

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