We combine leading-edge investor insights honed by our private equity experts with agriculture-market insights and proprietary tools to help clients with their range of needs.


Our in-depth knowledge of industry players, combined with our expertise in sectors such as advanced industries, consumer goods, and retail, gives us a nuanced understanding of the full agriculture value chain.

We support all types of investors across the full investment cycle, including private equity funds, pension funds, venture capital funds, and sovereign wealth funds, on many topics including thesis development, due diligence, and operational improvement.

What We Do

Conduct due diligence

Conduct due diligence using a flexible and analytics-driven approach that incorporates extensive proprietary knowledge and deep industry experience.

Develop targeted plans

Help portfolio companies develop and execute dynamic, targeted plans of action for value creation, drawing upon our broader functional knowledge from our commercial and operational practices.

Prepare maximum-value exits

Help owners prepare maximum-value exits by using a three-phase support model that covers planning, preparation, and execution for auctions and initial public offerings.

Increase performance

Make strategic choices to increase fund and firm performance by combining deep insights on global macroeconomic trends with proprietary research on market trends.

Featured Capability


ACRE combines proprietary market outlooks, pricing data, and expert insights to help food companies, governments, investors, and agriculture players make better pricing, crop selection, and sales and marketing decisions.

Featured Insights


McKinsey’s Private Markets Annual Review: 2017 to 2022

– Updated annually, our Global Private Markets Review offers the best of our research and insight into private equity, real estate, debt, infrastructure, and natural resources. Explore past years’ reports.

Alternative proteins and the future of meat

– Four McKinsey experts share what they see—and foresee—in the evolving meat and protein market.

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