Alternative Equity Advisors

ACQUISITION AND MANAGEMENT OF INVESTMENT GRADE AGRICULTURAL LAND
Direct Ownership | Separate Account | Active Asset Management | Portfolio Development

Alternative Equity Advisors ('AEA') is a real asset investment firm specializing in the acquisition and management of agricultural farmland assets in the U.S. for private investors, such as family offices, endowments, foundations, high net worth individuals, and institutional investment firms. AEA acquires and manages farmland assets for each client on a separate account basis, and every asset is acquired within the client-directed investment mandate. AEA's asset management platform implements value-added production strategies, including organic and regenerative agriculture, sustainable sourcing, and data driven agriculture. Through active farmland management, AEA is able to maximize asset performance and long-term appreciation.

Farmland Asset Class

$2.47 trillion worth of farm real estate in the U.S. as of 20171

US Farmland generates over $370 billion annually in revenue from commodity cash receipts1

Asset class in transition:

  • Shifting consumer preferences
  • Technology deployment
  • Ownership demographics
  • Financialization

Unique asset class that delivers high long-term returns, carries low longterm risk profiles, and maintains low correlation with primary economic factors

1 USDA - Economic Research Service

HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE OF FARMLAND

Farmland returns have been shown to be positively correlated with inflation

Farmland provides good diversification benefits due to the low or negative correlation of returns with equities and fixed income investments.

Appreciated value of a $1000 dollar investment placed in 1991, without consideration for taxes, dividends, or other distributions.

Data provided from the TIAA Center for Farmland Research, University of Illinois; and National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, Total Farmland Returns

STRATEGY

Active farmland investing to maximize asset performance

CONSUMER PREFERENCES

The consumer market recognizes additional value for products produced organically, locally and sustainably. AEA has the expertise and national networks to engage assets that realize increased investment returns through these value-added production systems.

SUSTAINABILITY

Long-term asset appreciation is maximized through sustainable management practices. AEA's asset management platform implements custom conservation strategies for every asset to optimize long-term productivity and asset value.

TECHNOLOGY

AEA has assembled a technology platform that leverages best-in-class data resources to maximize investment value.

PEOPLES COMPANY PARTNERSHIP

Peoples Company is a nationally recognized land transaction and advisory firm that offers land brokerage, land management, land appraisal and land investment services in twenty-two states across the country. AEA's partnership with Peoples Company provides:

  • Unparalleled Deal Flow
  • National Brand Recognition
  • Extensive Investor Relationships
  • Human Infrastructure
  • Land Management Infrastructure

Learn more about Peoples Company at www.peoplescompany.com

Partner With AEA

AEA delivers comprehensive investment services, from portfolio design and acquisition through disposition.

Team

STEVE BRUERE

President,
Peoples Company

DAVE MUTH, PhD

Managing Partner,
Alternative Equity Advisors

HEATHER WELCH PURI

Vice President,
Strategy & Finance

HUNTER NORLAND

Asset Manager

MOLLI HAGGE

Project Specialist

JAXON GOEDKEN

Disposition Specialist

JAKE COSTANZO

Land Analyst

BRUCE SHERRICK, PhD

Advisor

DANIEL O’NEILL

Advisor

Contact Us

Info@AlternativeEquityAdvisors.com
515.223.3895

12119 Stratford Dr, Ste B
Clive, IA 50325