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Australian industry superfunds: ‘We will create a collective vehicle for ag’

Supers will create an equivalent of IFM for agriculture sometime ‘in the next few years,' Industry Super Australia’s chief economist told the Australia Forum in Melbourne.

Strong Australian ag returns despite slowdown

NCREIF committee said it has ‘no concerns’ over contributor Blue Sky’s asset valuation process.

Future Fund reorganizes investment team

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund has created five new roles, split by asset class, following the departure of its head of property.

Stalling trade pushes Australian water market to ominous peak

Investors risk being wrong-footed as lower yields eventually bring down prices, Aither's Chris Olszak tells Agri Investor. How should they respond?

First State Super CEO: Blue Sky investments have ‘outperformed expectations’

The Australian superfunds’ retiring CEO has said it is ‘comfortable and satisfied’ with its investments with the troubled asset manager.

Australian parliament launches inquiry into superfund ag investment

The agriculture committee will try to pin down what is holding back the country's superfunds from investment in the sector.

First State Super names new CEO

Deanne Stewart, current chief executive of Metlife’s Australian business, will take over in November after Michael Dwyer retires.

Australian Agricultural Company to shut Livingstone Beef meatworks in A$80m write-down

The company, which posted an A$35m EBITDA loss in FY 2018, said earnings had been hit by increased competition and input costs.

200,000ha broadacre portfolio comes on the block in Western Australia

Current owner John Nicoletti sold 70,000ha of land to Hong Kong's CK Life Sciences in 2016 in what was then the biggest single offering of freehold land in Western Australian history.

Australia’s second-largest cattle station up for sale

The biggest ag investors Down Under are expected to target Clifton Hills station in South Australia.

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