Since 1963, Unigrains is the reference partner for agri-food and agro-industry companies in France and abroad.
Unigrains notably relies on its Management, Investment, Economic Studies and Development teams.
Unigrains continues its development since being founded by the French grain growers more than 55 years ago.
An independent investor, Unigrains is majority owned by the French grain growers’ association with the leading French banks also present in its capital.
Unigrains invests between €M 100 and M€ 150 per year in the French and international agri-food and agro-industry companies.
Direct investments : Unigrains invests directly in growth capital transaction in France and in Europe through tickets between €M 1 and €M 100 per transaction, in equity and quasi-equity, which can be supplemented by bond and debt financing instruments.
Indirect investments : Unigrains in the sponsor of Céréa Partenaire funds (Mezzanine, Buyout and Private Debt). It also invests in funds focused on agri-food and agro-industry internationally as well as in sectorial and innovation-focused venture funds.
The Economic Research Department strengthens, develops and disseminates Unigrains’ expertise on the evolution of the different agri-food and agro-industry markets, the strategies of of the players and their positioning in France and abroad. It provides economic intelligence by analyzing the underlying trends that will guide future developments in the agri-food industry and guidance to partner companies in understanding the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.