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Knight Frank to capitalize on Brexit ag opportunities

The firm is enlarging its rural team in the UK and introducing an ag-finance service to broker deals between farmers and investors, providing expertise amid Brexit uncertainty.

Arable Capital Partners launches ag and precision water solutions platform

The new venture combines three irrigation companies bought by the private investment firm Arable Capital Partners and aims to provide growers the right tools to produce sustainably.

InfraCo Asia divests stake to partners in Myanmar rice project

Singapore companies GSPI and SAT will now take Myanmar Hybrid Rice Seed Project to the next level, with further private sector investment targeted.

Pernod Ricard slams Elliott Management’s underperformance claims

The US hedge fund stated the French company has lost market share across key segments within its portfolio.

European agri-businesses step up investment to capitalize on EU-Japan trade deal

The first bilateral framework agreement between the two regions is set to benefit EU agri-food exports.

FMO launches forestry investment program to fight climate change

The ambitious project by the Dutch development bank will operate in West Africa and South East Asia.

EU and Australian drought boosting global grain prices, says Rabobank

Cost rises and tighter supplies will put EU beef producers under increasing pressure.

CPR-AM Invest for Food Generations fund grown to €113 million

In just over a year, the CPR-Asset Management vehicle has expanded rapidly to meet world food challenges and respond to consumer trends including demand for organic produce.

Brexit uncertainty hitting agriculture ahead of UK Parliament vote

Farmland prices in the country have tumbled 15% since their 2015 peak and ag investment has declined amid an unsettled future for the sector, industry insiders tell Agri Investor.

Impact on US grain markets and investment minimal despite tariff ceasefire with China

Markets rose in anticipation of a deal between the two countries, but by limiting the agreement to additional tariffs for 90 days means the effect has been minimal and is likely to remain so, say industry insiders.

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