Senior investment manager Ryan Sullivan says demand for real asset investments will be supported by increasing attention on inflation among US institutional investors.
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Together with other DFIs, the World Bank affiliate will provide training to farmers in the east African nations as part of an effort to strengthen connections with local and international produce markets.
The World Bank’s private sector arm will provide equity and debt as a part of an effort to encourage a shift away from inefficient, environmentally harmful agricultural fertilizers in China.
The REIT paid some $13.6m for four contiguous farms at a time when tree nuts stand to benefit the most from increasing global middle class consumption.
The fund is being raised by TIAA-affiliate Westchester Group and will initially focus on investments in Poland.
The second real assets vehicle from the water-focused New York-headquartered firm has a $300m target.
Former Monsanto executive David Duncan will look to forge partnerships in the Midwest and build upon his experience helping technology companies commercialize their breakthroughs.
TGAM Agribusiness Fund, which will invest debt to obtain non-controlling positions in family-owned businesses, added $9.6m in July to move it nearly halfway to its $600m target.
As head of sustainability and client engagement across Nuveen’s real assets portfolio, Sanaz Raczynski will seek to improve the firm’s engagement with industry peers, investors, NGOs and others.
The Seattle-based global coffee chain is proving $2m to an Inter-American Development Bank program providing loans to female smallholder coffee farmers in the South American nation.