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Seviora Capital’s T3F strategy has raised $173m to date for a 10-year closed-end fund focused on early-stage investments in agri-food companies across APAC.
View of a peat swamp forest with a pier extending over a swamp
The funds will be used on a project to build semi-permanent canal blocks through the peat swamp forest that will raise the water table and restore degraded land, New Forests said.
Manulife Investment Management’s agreement with the Indonesia Investment Authority will focus on real estate investments initially, to support the country’s logistics sector.
Blueberry, permanent crops
The deal to delist Costa Group now only requires the formality of Foreign Investment Review Board approval to complete, with the firm set to become a private company again after listing in 2015.
Tractor mowing green field
Former AACo CEO Hugh Killen will lead the firm in Australia as founder Bert Glover shifts internally to oversee growth in the US.
Farmer protests
Following protests over ag-related environmental policies in Australia, Spain, France and the Netherlands in recent years, German farmers came onto the streets this month in a reminder of how quickly political decisions can raise the ire of farmers.
Tropical forest, Nepal
New Forests’ second Tropical Asia Forest Fund has ended up raising less capital than its predecessor, which closed on $170m in 2012.
Salmon, fish, aquaculture
Rabobank’s latest half-yearly outlook for global aquaculture shows that salmon producers have much to look forward to, while the outlook for shrimp farmers is more challenging.
Aerial shot of crops growing on the Sunshine Farms Aggregation in NSW, Australia
Data from Rural Bank, ANREV and Savills all pointed to farmland values growing less quickly in 2023, with interest rates and high inflation the main culprits.
Trees in a forest at sunrise
Ardian and Morrison & Co, two infrastructure fund managers, revealed nature-based investment strategies in 2023 that they say fit neatly within their infrastructure strategies – a trend that looks set to continue.

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