January 19, 2022
Third Security, a Radnor, Virginia-based family office that invests in high-growth, biotechnology companies, engaged Cascadia Capital to provide strategic advisory services in the valuation analysis of its portfolio company, Okanagan Produce Holdings, Inc. (“Okanagan Specialty Fruits” or the “Company”). Cascadia Capital previously provided strategic advisory services for portfolio companies, GreenVenus and Persea Bio.
Okanagan Specialty Fruits is a vertically integrated agriculture biotechnology company that develops, grows, and markets Arctic® apples, a non-browning apple with increased durability, appearance, texture, and shelf life. The Company controls each step of the value chain from germplasm development in the lab to growing apples on orchards in Washington State. The unique characteristics of the Arctic® apple offer a strong differentiation opportunity which is valuable in the produce marketplace.
Cascadia Capital’s Agribusiness team maintains strong focus in various AgTech subsectors including biotechnology, crop inputs, precision farming, data and analytics, novel feeds and ingredients, and robotics and automation, with extensive transaction experience and expansive coverage of strategic and financial investors located domestically and globally.
Cascadia is a leading investment bank for companies in the AgTech sector. Recent transactions include the Series D equity investment in AgBiome led by Blue Horizon and Novalis Life Sciences, the acquisition of Conservis Corporation by TELUS Agriculture and Rabobank, and the acquisition of Cytozyme Laboratories by Verdesian Life Sciences.
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