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NextWorld Evergreen

We partner with consumer sector companies built on enduring principles.

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Our 100-year horizon creates flexibility for companies and brands to grow across generations.

What makes us Evergreen?

Our 100-year structure allows us to invest without the traditional constraints of private equity. We deploy our unique capital base responsibly and treat it with intention. We are accountable for each investment we make, and our capital serves to generate returns and deliver value across generations.
We take a holistic approach to growth, providing resources beyond capital to create equity value. We share in the challenges and successes of our partners, rolling up our sleeves alongside teams to compound value as we compound growth.
We are committed to equity value creation across our portfolio in partnership with management teams. Together we emphasize operating rigor to magnify the impact of our capital, while our unique investment horizon provides flexibility to make the best decisions at the right time.
Social Responsibility
Customers and consumers expect increasing levels of transparency and accountability from consumer sector companies. We believe in a powerful alignment between investors and entrepreneurs to develop responsible long term strategies that support equity returns and positive impact on ecosystems.
NextWorld Evergreen Strategy
NextWorld Evergreen Companies

Where we invest

We seek companies and teams whose motivating principle is to create long term value. As flexible capital partners we offer appropriate investment solutions for a variety of business stages. We primarily seek majority investments in profitable companies with revenues of at least $30 million. We also invest as minority partners, particularly where there is opportunity to increase our investment as the company grows.
Explore our portfolio
  • Credo Beauty Credo Beauty
    Current Portfolio

    Credo Beauty is setting a new standard for clean beauty through owned retail and online stores.

    Credo Story
  • Smith Teamaker Smith Teamaker
    Current Portfolio

    Smith is the most uncommon name in tea.

    Smith Story
  • Alter Eco Alter Eco
    Current Portfolio

    Alter Eco creates exceptional chocolate with a commitment to full circle sustainability.

    Alter Eco Story
  • Peets Coffee Peets Coffee
    Current Investment

    Legendary coffee roasters redefining what it means to be a responsible coffee purveyor.

  • Kusmi Tea Kusmi Tea
    Current Investment

    Premium tea house creates unique blends for discerning customers across Europe.

  • Van Leeuwen Van Leeuwen
    Current Investment

    Vegan and traditional ice creams using ingredients perfected by nature, not science.

  • W3ll People W3ll People
    Realized Investment

    A leading clean beauty brand with a team committed to simplicity, authenticity and performance.

  • Mighty Leaf Tea Mighty Leaf Tea
    Realized Investment

    Mighty Leaf crafts whole leaf tea with a commitment to organic sourcing, social responsibility and fair trade. Sold to Peet’s Coffee.

  • La Boulange La Boulange
    Realized Investment

    San Francisco-based wholesale and retail French bakery, sold to Starbucks.

  • Team

    Meet the Team

    We are committed to develop a culture where we can do our best work as a team. Each day we’re inspired by the thoughtfulness and commitment of the people on our team and the creativity and determination of entrepreneurs and leaders who create change through their companies.
    Our Team
    Suzan Canli
    • General Counsel
    Lisa Chang
    • Controller
    Scott Donohue
    • Partner & COO
    Andrew Fatch
    • Vice President
    David Fife
    • Managing Partner
    Andrea Freedman
    • Operating Partner
    Stephanie Gonzalez
    • Office & HR Manager
    Alan Liu
    • Senior Accountant
    Seb Lepinard
    • Managing Partner
    Antonio Martinez
    • Executive Assistant
    Tiffany Obenchain
    • Partner
    Eric Sipf
    • Senior Associate
    Laura Tse
    • VP of Finance
    Ryan Williams
    • Operating Partner
    Christina Yu
    • Vice President
    Our Advisors
    Luc Vandevelde
    Luc Vandevelde
    • Senior Advisor
    Frédéric Benqué
    Frédéric Benqué
    • Advisor
    Stefan Pepe
    Stefan Pepe
    • Advisor
    Keith Bearden
    Keith Bearden
    • Advisor