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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.
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).
The €80 million fund is designed to help strengthen ties between French and African business across a variety of sectors, including agriculture.
The firm plans to expand production and distribution of Nustef’s Reko brand pizzelles, an Italian-inspired waffle cookie.
The RMS Evergreen US Forestland Fund plans to use a mix of strategies to achieve long-term net returns in the high single digits.
The French company’s new facility will complement an existing one in France and look to meet growing demand for pea protein.
Adam Fless has joined Paine and Partners from a KKR unit dedicated to improving performance of portfolio companies in a newly-created position with the same focus.
At PEI’s COOs and CFOs Forum on Thursday in New York, fund managers examined the implications of increasing investor demands for information.
Agricultural trade groups largely welcomed the impending Trump Administration’s nomination of Sonny Perdue to be the nation’s 31st Secretary of Agriculture.

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