Aqua Capital Reaches Final Close At $173 Million Holdings
October 02, 2013WESTPORT, CT October 2, 2013. Anholt Services (USA), Inc. (together with its affiliates and its owners, “Anholt”) announced today that Aqua Capital reached the final close of its AGF Latin America. Anholt is the anchor investor in the fund, which closed with over $173.4 million in commitments. Aqua Capital is focused on growth investments in Brazilian and Southern Cone companies operating within the agribusiness value chain. The $173.4 million close exceeds the funds $150 million target. Commenting on the successful fund raising effort, Anholt Managing Director Joe Massoud said, “We are proud to have been early investors in Aqua Capital’s first fund. While the niche pursued by the fund is extremely exciting to us, the most attractive part of the investment case was the commitment, intelligence and integrity of the firm’s founding partners. We look forward to being investors in Aqua Capital for years to come.”
Anholt Services (USA), Inc. is an indirect subsidiary of the Kattegat Trust, a family office based philanthropic foundation. Anholt evaluates and manages Kattegat’s interests globally across a wide range of asset classes, including hard assets, fund partnership interests and control and minority stakes in private and public companies. The senior members of the Anholt team have worked with the Kattegat Trust in various capacities since 1998.