Arc, the global events, data, and media platform backed by investment funds managed by EagleTree Capital, has acquired HighQuest Group. This move brings the first US-based business into the portfolio and includes the events and media assets of HighQuest, Global AgInvesting (GAI), Women in Agribusiness (WIA), Unconventional Ag (UA) and the Ag Club.
Headquartered near Boston, HighQuest produces media and events for the agribusiness sector around the globe. Its annual summits take place in the US, UK and Japan. HighQuest CEO, Greg Mellinger, said, "With an increasing global focus on food security the need to connect on sustainable strategies to propel forward the future of global agriculture has never been more pressing. We have big ambitions to assist our clients' growth and success in this sector, and so we are extremely pleased to be partnering with Arc to further develop the business."
„We have big ambitions to assist our clients' growth. “
Arc Group CEO, Simon Foster, said, "I'm delighted to welcome Greg and the team to Arc. This is a great business, in a high-growth sector, that also happens to be a perfect fit for our network. These brands sit at the intersection of our established sector communities - finance, agriculture, food, and sustainability - and have a particularly strong fit with brands like Professional Pensions, Sustainable Investment, and Bridge2Food."