Company Background

AgbioInvestor was established in 2017 to provide news and analysis covering the global crop protection and seeds & traits industries. The partners at AgbioInvestor, Fraser McDougall, Allister Phillips, Derek Oliphant and Garry Mabon, have over forty years of combined experience from their history in senior analytical and managerial roles in the industry.

AgbioInvestor has rapidly become the leading source of global crop protection market information and analysis in the industry. As a dynamic and vibrant company, we are able to offer intuitive and interactive methods of accessing this data and analysis whilst delivering the accurate and reliable information with which we have quickly become synonymous.

What’s covered

In addition to providing a range of subscription-based products, we also offer a free service covering the latest industry news and developments. The sectors we cover comprise:

  • Conventional Agriculture
  • Seeds
  • Biologicals
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Crop Commodities

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The Latest from AgbioInvestor

27th June 2019: CCPIA Conference Chongqing

On the 27th June AgbioInvestor will be delivering a keynote presentation at the upcoming CCPIA conference in Chongqing, China.  Please contact us if you would like more information on attending this event where more than 200 Chinese companies are expected to attend.

May 2019: IUPAC Conference, Ghent, Belgium

AgbioInvestor presented at the 14th international IUPAC conference in Ghent, Belgium.  The presentation, titled Agrochemical Industry Development, Trends in R&D and the impact of regulation is available for subscribers to AgbioCrop and AgbioSeed to download here.

June 2019: AgbioGuide Launched

AgbioInvestor are delighted to announce the launch of AgbioGuide, our new service that monitors and forecasts the key agricultural commodities.

To find out more, or to arrange a demonstration, please click here.

June 2019: New Infographic Available

The Dominance of the US Maize Seed Market

The US maize seed market is the largest single input sector in crop protection and seed. See how the US maize seed market compares to other sectors.

Click Here to Download the Infographic

May 2019: New Infographic Available

Seed Company Sales Focus

Not all companies have the same portfolio mix and derive the bulk of their revenue from differing crops. This new infographic shows where each company gains the majority of revenue from.

Click Here to Download the Infographic

February 2019: AgbioInvestor Team Expands

AgbioInvestor are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachael Lowe in the position of Junior Analyst.

Rachael graduated Edinburgh University with a BSc (Hons) in Geophysics and Meteorology.

February 2019: AgbioInvestor to Present at CAC 2019

Dr Matthew Phillips will represent AgbioInvestor as a keynote speaker at the 20th CAC Conference in Shanghai on Monday 4th March 2019.

In keeping with the 20th anniversary celebrations of the event, the presentation will focus on the development of the agrochemical Industry between 1998 to 2018, and the prospects for the next 20 years.

September 2018: AgbioInvestor / CropLife Publish EU Report

Agriculture is an important element of the overall economic and social structure of the European Union (EU). This report, which has been commissioned by CropLife International, will analyse the current position of agriculture in the EU and the industries which support it.

The report provides an outlook on agriculture in the EU if the current trends continue.

Please click here to access the full report

AgbioInvestor Secures Services of Dr Matthew Phillips

AgbioInvestor are delighted to announce that they have secured the services of Dr Matthew Phillips to act in the role of Consultant and Advisor on behalf of the company.  Dr Phillips is renowned throughout the crop protection industry for his knowledge and experience, and is widely recognised and respected from his own activities as an industry consultant as well as from his previous positions in Wood Mackenzie and as a founding partner in Phillips McDougall.

Fraser McDougall, Partner at AgbioInvestor, said of the appointment: ‘We are delighted to welcome Matthew in his role as Consultant and Advisor. His industry knowledge and experience is virtually unparalleled, and we are sure that clients will benefit from his significant expertise.

Dr Phillips stated: ‘AgbioInvestor have built a strong platform allowing detailed analysis of the global crop protection industry.  Industry professionals looking for tailored consultancy projects are welcome to contact us to discuss their requirements.’

Dr Phillips will be presenting at Chemspec Europe in Cologne, Germany on 19th June 2018.