With assets in the trillions, a healthy penchant for private equity and autonomy over their investment strategy, family offices have a lot to offer fund managers.
Author Archive | Isobel Markham
In the next 10 years, half of private equity managers will move to charging only on invested capital, predicts Richard Clarke-Jervoise, a partner at family office Stonehage Fleming.
Research suggests the ‘Canada Model’ for pension fund management can lead to superior returns, though a closer look at their agri holdings hints at varying strategies and results.
The fund will seek investments in sustainable food processing and production companies, and agritech businesses across Europe and Australasia.
A total of 145 deals worth a combined $3.8 billion were announced last year. This compares to a total deal value of $2.5 billion in 2015, down from a peak of $8.1 billion in 2014.
Limited partners expect to deploy more capital into private equity in the next 12 months than in 2016, sister publication Private Equity International reported.
Paris-headquartered Céréa Partenaire has raised almost €700 million to invest in Western European agribusiness through its buyout, mezzanine, and senior debt arms, sister publication Private Equity International reported.
Fanisi Capital is targeting $75-$100m for its second fund, which will invest across Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, in sectors including agribusiness.
DOB Equity, backed exclusively by the de Rijcke family, has acquired a minority stake in Twiga Foods, its ninth investment.
The CEE specialist will initially invest in the region on a deal-by-deal basis.