Paine Schwartz, a private equity firm focusing on sustainable food, has invested in Hendrix Genetics, a multi-species animal genetics, and technology company. Hendrix Genetics is expected to continue investing in its breeding programs, upscaling its technology, and expanding its customer base.

Paine Schwartz and its co-investors now hold 50% ownership in Hendrix Genetics. The company’s cofounders, Thijs Hendrix and Antoon van den Berg, hold the other 50 percent.

“This is an exciting and important time for Hendrix Genetics,”said Jolanda van Haarlem, CEO of Hendrix Genetics. “With our new investors now on board, we are well prepared to accelerate our evolution, enhance our industry-leading capabilities and become an even better partner to our valued customers.”