Equilibrium closes Controlled Environment Foods Fund I at $336M

Equilibrium Capital Group has closed its Controlled Environment Foods Fund I at $336 million.

As a vehicle focused on investment opportunities in fresh food production in North America, Fund I is positioned to capitalize upon shifts that are occurring among U.S. consumers looking for higher quality and variety in their fresh produce choices, and likewise, Equilibrium views greenhouse production as a category that is not only poised to answer these shifts in taste, but one that is also poised for private equity.

And no sooner after the fund announced its closing, it said that it was fully deployed.

“We’re fully committed to expanding in the sector,” said Equilibrium Chairman David Chen, who delivered a presentation on Institutional Scale Controlled Environment Agriculture this week at Global AgInvesting 2019 in New York.

Read more at Global AgInvesting (Lynda Kiernan)

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