Amaury KALT

Amaury KALTInvestment Director

Amaury Kalt joins Demeter as an Investment Director in the Venture team.

He will focus on the ‘VitiRev’ venture fund which aims to support innovative start-up providing solutions for the ecological transition of the viticulture and wine sector.

Graduating from AgroParisTech Engineering School and HEC Paris, Amaury has more than 7 years expertise, in agri, agro, wine & spirits sectors. After several corporate finance consultancy missions abroad (Singapore, London, Basel), he joined the M&A team of Rabobank (Paris, Ultrech). The Parisian office is specialised in agri, wine & sell-side deals. In 2017 he created a M&A boutique called AWS Advisory (Agro, Wine & Spirits). He worked for : start-ups in their fundraising (vertical farms, meal in drinks, agricultural innovations) ; private equity funds in their investment analyses (high added value insect proteins, algae-based biotechnologies, personalised medicine by bacteria); managers of SMEs to sell their business (winegrowers, producers of spiced rum, innovative agro-industrial) and acquire targets (vineyards in Spain and New Zealand); and finally M&A banks to finalise transactions and restructurings.

Amaury passed the WSET 3 certificate in 2017 (Wine & Spirits Education Trust).