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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 largest timberland owner in the US highlighted its recent merger and signals of improvement in the country's housing markets on its earnings call.
The investment brings Irving, Texas-based Tillridge to more than halfway towards the fund’s $750m target.
Farmer Mac’s quarterly agricultural outlook noted a decline in community banks from 15,000 in the mid-1980s to approximately 5,000 today, attributing it largely to consolidation among community and agricultural banks.
The Colorado-based input sales and distribution company is facing challenges Moody’s described as including the 'vagaries and seasonality of North American agriculture'.
Increasing concerns over food safety and compliance with related legislation has catalyzed recent private equity investment in food safety and traceability.
An impact fund focused on Ugandan agribusiness and supported by the European Union is nearly halfway towards its final target of €25 million.
Agri-Vie Fund II will support mid and low cap companies across the supply chain in Sub Saharan Africa.
Oregon PERF's senior alternatives investment manager Ben Mahon tells Agri Investor about the role of agriculture within a fund’s alternatives allocation and offers his views on what drives LPs' desire for direct investments.
The second offering from Agricultural Capital Management is more than half way towards its $400m target on a fund targeting blueberries, citrus and hazelnuts.
A fundamental transformation of existing food systems will be necessary before 2030 to ensure the world's ability to meet human needs within environmental constraints, according to a recent analysis from the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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