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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.

Agri Investor Forum 2016: ESG makes financial sense

At the Agri Investor forum in Chicago last week, delegates discussed the convergence of financial, environmental and social governance considerations in agricultural investments worldwide.

Agri Investor Forum 2016: Finding private equity’s role in agtech

Panellists discussed the opportunities for private equity in agtech.

Agri Investor Forum 2016: Panellists examine LP challenges

Panelists at the forum examined the factors influencing agriculture investment decisions among LPs

Rabobank: pork supply outpaces demand

Despite the slowdown, the bank notes that Chinese imports will continue to be an important driver of the global pork market.

Cargill to sell Canadian egg facility

The firm says the decision to sell the Canadian plant was the result of a change in the needs of a local customer.

Partners Group makes impact investment

The Swiss firm's impact investment arm has committed an undisclosed amount of capital to Shared-X, which works with smallholders in emerging markets.

Forest First looks to raise $35m for Colombia project – updated

The Colombia-registered company aims to raise $180 million over the next five years, on top of the $35 million it is targeting this year.

MassPRIM seeks timberland and real estate consultant

Townsend Group has been the investor's advisor since 2011.

Houston pension commits $20m to Tillridge fund

The fund has brought on its second institutional investor after MainPERS confirmed an investment in the fund in September.

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