The Arlon portfolio company cites ‘recent events in our industry’, which a regional competitor suggests likely refers to Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods in August.
The $141bn pension has bought a Canadian mussels producer after a 36-month examination of the sector, OTPP portfolio manager Stephan McLennan tells Agri Investor.
There is a total of 1.87bn hectares of cropland in the world, an upward revision made possible by higher-resolution imagery that overwhelmingly benefits Asia.
Pure Harvest has just received what it bills as the region’s largest seed investment in sustainable agri. We spoke with the UAE start-up’s CEO to assess the market’s prospects.
We canvassed the market to understand what motivated the $258bn pension’s mammoth sale, which marked a turn in a strategy underpinned by what some describe as a ‘very aggressive’ deployment target.
The impact investor is supporting a Senegalese rice miller and a Mozambican livestock company as part of an $11.5m program complementing its main investment activity.
The Indian private equity firm has made its first investment in ag tech by backing newly-established Gobasco, a company focused on optimizing India’s agri supply chain.
The investment into Cloverleaf is understood to be the firm’s first since identifying cold storage as a strategic opportunity about a year ago.
Fresh research by bfinance maps the agri manager universe at up to 90 funds with a median management fee of 1.4%.
The acquisition will enable the Chicago-based pork rind manufacturer to grow its product line and its West Coast presence.