The Australian fund manager, fresh from a A$280m first close for its co-mingled fund, has bought Banongill Station, a 17,000 acre property in Victoria’s Western District.
The firm is considering investing up to a quarter of mid-cap buyout Fund V in food and agribusiness, and is already looking at deals.
The EBRD says it is focusing on climate-change friendly solutions in Morocco and the surrounding region in the lead up to COP22 in Marrakesh this year.
A Timberland Investment Resources partner, TIR Europe’s strategy is to anchor the fund with core assets in the US Southeast, as well as considering a strategic opportunities in Europe, South America, Australia and New Zealand.
We talk to Australian impact investment firm Blue River’s co-chief executive Craig Shapiro about why his firm’s buyout of Fonterra subsidiary Wagga Wagga is a safe bet, and what makes his firm an impact investment rather than private equity house.
Special situations and agribusiness expert Mark Bishop says the move could dampen investment in emerging markets, with greater clarity on how the ICC’s new position will be applied and enforced needed.
Soros-backed Aspada will join the two impact investors in building LEAF’s supplier base and storage capacity.
Paul Yang’s appointment comes barely a month after KKR expanded its Asia-Pacific senior leadership team.
The largest farmland REIT in the US will grow to about $2bn within three years, after which it will expand into Australia and Canada, according to its chief executive.
Fundo Soberano de Angola is investing in seven large-scale farms to boost agricultural productivity, food security and to further diversify Angola’s crude oil-reliant economy.