- © 2010 the WestMark group, LLC
- The WestMark Group, LLC is a consulting and asset management firm with
broad specialization in agriculture and agribusiness. The firm's consulting
services emphasize agricultural finance, equity placements, debt restructures,
agricultural investment strategy, and strategic planning.
- The WestMark Group's clients have agricultural interests throughout
the Western United States, South America, and the Far East. The firm represents
institutional as well as individual clients who range in size from gross
sales of less than $2 million to more than $100 million.
- The firm has engaged in consulting assignments focusing on strategic
analysis of California agribusiness, economic analysis, and research on
behalf of institutional and agricultural clients. The firm has also arranged
large and complex working capital, real estate, development, construction,
and acquisition financings. Principals within the firm have served as
court appointed receivers, arbitrators, and provide litigation support
and expert testimony for major agribusiness matters in California.
- Asset management activities are centered in the Coachella and San Joaquin
Valleys of California. Some of the major agricultural products produced
on the properties, which have been managed by the WestMark Group are table
grapes, wine grapes, almonds, pistachios, kiwi, citrus, potatoes, alfalfa,
sugar beets, carrots, tomatoes, garlic, cotton, apples, small grains, dairy
and beef cattle.
- To support its consulting and asset management services, the WestMark
Group has developed and maintains a network of highly qualified individuals
with varied expertise. The WestMark Group uses contractual arrangements
with these individuals to add both resources and specialized expertise
for the benefit of its clients. The areas of individual specialty include
food processing, international and trade finance, strategic planning, computer
and business systems, and statistical analysis.