This transaction demonstrates Barclays’ commitment to providing financial solutions and leadership to support companies that have a positive environmental and societal impact through the products they develop. “VoloAgri is a company that is helping create the future of food. They understand that the best way to enhance sustainability is to produce products that create value along the entire chain: new, delicious vegetable varieties that delight consumers and use fewer resources, thereby increasing farmer incomes and driving adoption,” says Sandeep Patel, Managing Director in Investment Banking at Barclays. Access to funding has provided VoloAgri with the ability to invest in new employees, facilities, and laboratories.
The Investment Banking deal team, led by Sandeep Patel and Miles Hinderliter, was recognised by Barclays CEO Jes Staley at the 20th Annual Citizenship Awards earlier this year. The Citizenship Awards recognise and celebrate employees whose contributions are helping Barclays play a positive role in society.