AgInnovation Advisors: Specialized Strategic Advisory Service Focused Solely on Agriculture
September 1, 2011
AgInnovation Advisors is a specialized strategic advisory service focused solely on providing corporate advisory and valuation services to investors from the financial community, and non-financial investors interested in farm- and ag-related investments, that want to take advantage of an evolving transformational growth dynamic, the “Metamorphosis of Agriculture.”
AgInnovation Advisors is based on a strategic alliance between Sano Shimoda of BioScience Securities and Terry Jones of Jones Enterprises. Shimoda and Jones will continue to run their own businesses.
AgInnovation Advisors’ strategic focus and competitive advantage reflects a unique and complementary “Insider”/“Outsider” ag knowledge and expertise base, reflecting 60+ years of experience in agriculture.
“INSIDER” AG EXPERTISE
Jones Enterprises LLC
Terry Jones is an Iowa farmer and agribusiness entrepreneur. Jones and his brother farm 7,000+ acres in eastern Iowa, own and operate other ag-related businesses, and have ag investments in and outside the U.S. In 1998, Jones co-founded Russell Consulting Group, which provides risk management to farmers. Jones has built a wide following as an agribusiness and commodity marketing consultant with hedge funds and farmers in the U.S.
“OUTSIDER” AG EXPERTISE
BioScience Securities, Inc.
Sano Shimoda has over 35+ years of experience in the Wall Street community focused on agriculture, ag biotech/seed and ag chemical industries. Following many years as a stock analyst, Shimoda founded BioScience Securities in 1993 based on a vision that biotechnology would redefine agriculture. BioScience Securities has provided corporate advisory/investment banking services to ag companies. Shimoda is well-recognized for his market knowledge of agriculture and for industry presentations focused on agriculture’s future.
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