When you choose LGI Canada, you’re choosing:
- An Experienced, Connected Partner Base
- An active LP Network
- A Concentrated Network in Largest Ag Geography
- Our Ability to Commercialize University Technologies
The fund is targeted to return 30% IRR with early returns possible through continued investments in existing portfolio companies that we have founded.
We invest in innovative agriculture, food, health, and animal technologies and the companies transforming these industries at the global level. We are dedicated to a sustainable future through the advancement of healthcare, technology, and animal, plant and nutrition sciences.
LGI Canada partners with compatible companies through evaluation of investment opportunity and business growth forecast. We are serious about the companies in our portfolio and leverage our experience, contacts, and industry knowledge to strategically manage growth. As an involved investor, we often take an integrative approach, actively collaborating with management teams or serving on company boards.
At LGI, we believe that certain factors improve the likelihood of success and we’re dedicated to selecting potential opportunities that meet our high standards.
Must address a large, growing, and/or underserved market and provide a product or service that isn’t easy replicable. We look for validated market demand and the potential to dominate market growth, IP, demonstrably superior technology, and evidence of product advancement.
We invest not only in innovation, but in the leadership structure of a company and their business model. This means quality people with aligned financial interests, a business strategy with a high probability of execution, and a well-defined path and timeline.
Our values are steeped in the Prairie Provinces and Midwest States and many of our investors are entrepreneurs who have built companies in the mid-continent region. We favor opportunities with a current footprint in our area, but consider the potential impact of locating/relocating, or manufacturing, researching, marketing, and distributing from the Prairie Province and Midwestern region.
LP’s: We offer our LP’s the opportunity to co-invest with the fund directly in our investments when the round is available.
- We reserve a portion of the round for LP’s to co-invest
- LG represents all the capital at the board table
- The capital is invested in an LG side fund directly into the company at the same terms as the fund
- This opportunity is available to LP’s, up to the amount of your investment in LG
- An LP may take a board seat along with LG director if we have 2 board seats