Hrvest Holdings has a skilled and passionate investment team, complemented on an as needed basis by the insights of experienced technical advisors, growers, and global strategic partners.
Mr. Angiuli has helped raise more than $200 million for both private and public small-cap companies in diverse fields such as natural resources, high technology, health care and clean energy. Mr. Angiuli started in finance over twenty-five years ago at Shearson Lehman Brothers and has been involved in almost every aspect of the financial industry during his career. Most recently, and prior to opening the Latin American office of Simply Natural Farmland Investments, Mr. Angiuli managed a private New York based Investment Bank (Able Global Partners) and helped manage a multi-billion dollar private equity fund (Laurus Capital Management) for eight years. At those firms, he generated returns in excess of a 39% unlevered IRR, and in the case of Laurus was instrumental in the fund’s growth from $15 Million to over $1.4 Billion AUM. Mr. Angiuli led all production and deal origination every year while at Laurus, closing more than 95 investments, representing over $650 million of invested capital in the form of both senior and mezzanine debt and equity investments. He structured leveraged finance and asset-backed transactions as well as traditional growth-oriented investments. When he is not working, Mr. Angiuli likes to spend his time with his family, traveling, golfing, deep sea fishing, skiing and playing squash. Mr. Angiuli is married and is the father of 3 beautiful children.
Mr. Winstead is a fourth-generation plantation manager and innovator, and has managed companies in multiple locations around the world in industries such as agriculture, geospatial engineering, and biotechnology. He began his career in the hospitality industry in 2001 as a consultant, opening and managing hotels in New York, Brazil, and Switzerland prior to reconnecting to his lifelong passion of agriculture. He earned his MBA with a focus on operations strategy in 2004 from Technologico de Monterrey University and served as Vice President at Geo Info Internacional where he later became President in 2010. Mr. Winstead has developed expertise in project design and business development in both the geospatial engineering and agricultural verticals. During the last five years, with international and accredited scientists and engineers, Mr. Winstead has personally led a team for the design and implementation of award winning research and development projects in the biotechnology field for the agricultural industry in Panama, focusing on soil and plant nutrition, farm management, agricultural manufacturing, and market development strategies. Mr. Winstead was initiated into Panama’s City of Knowledge in 2013, a prestigious award given in recognition of his work in this area. Mr. Winstead speaks five languages fluently.
Mr. Mager has in excess or thirty-five years of transactional experience in general corporate finance, restructuring, banking, operations, and leveraged acquisition transactions. Mr. Mager was the Founder and served as CEO of Ovation Graphics, a consolidation he conceived to acquire, finance, consolidate and rationalize operations of three failed old-line printing companies located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area. The result was the third largest commercial printer in the market, which was sold to a competitor in 2013, at which time consolidated annual revenues were in excess of $45 million, making Ovation one of the one hundred and fifty largest commercial printers in the United States according to Printing Impressions magazine’s 2012 survey of the commercial printing industry. Prior to forming Ovation Graphics, Mr. Mager was the Founder and Managing Director of Cove Partners, a San Diego and Hong Kong based boutique financial advisory and investment banking firm servicing the needs of both public and privately-held companies in a wide range of industries. The firm offered advisory services in connection with financial restructurings, both buy and sell-side M&A assignments, raising of debt and equity capital, providing fairness opinions and other valuation services, as well as both board-level and strategic shareholder advisory services. Typical clients of the firm were publicly-held with revenues of between $35 and $200 million. When not working, Mr. Mager enjoys flying sailplanes as well as ocean sailing and fishing.
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