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Chris Janiec

Chris Janiec is Americas Editor at Agri Investor. Based in New York, Janiec coordinates coverage of private investment into global food and agriculture with colleagues in London. Previously, Janiec covered non-bank capital markets for PEI’s Private Debt Investor, taught international relations and US foreign policy at China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing and worked as an analyst of petroleum and shipping markets in New York.
The second farmland fund from the San Francisco-based firm will continue to focus on acquisitions in the Mountain West, Pacific, Midwest and Delta regions of the US.
An unspecified investment in OFD Foods will fund additional freeze-drying capacity at the Oregon-based company.
An infusion of $8m in capital will help fund research into seed treatments and soil additives designed to increase agricultural yield.
Agricultural lender warns of factors likely to end a period of low delinquencies as it reports $16.4m in third quarter earnings.
An SEC filing has revealed progress in fundraising for vehicle targeting midstream agribusiness opportunities.
A letter to CalPERS Investment Committee from forestland consultant Wilshire Consulting looks to explain recent under performance of the portfolio.
A European private equity firm has agreed to purchase a crop protection and nutrition-focused unit of Sapec Group, a Portuguese conglomerate.
Africa farmer and donkey
Latin America proved popular among delegates, but political unrest and liquidity challenges exist.
Implications of the recently-announced merger with American Farmland Company dominated discussion on Farmland Partners' Q3 conference call.
Paine & Partners Eyes Fund IV: tractor
USDA programme looks to assist development of agricultural projects that might otherwise face difficulty securing funding during early stages.

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