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Matthieu Favas is the editor of Agri Investor. He was previously the web editor of Infrastructure Investor, where he started in 2013 after a year as a reporter at Private Equity International. Prior to joining PEI he spent four years in the wine industry in London, Spain and Mongolia.
FAI has already deployed 60% of capital raised at first close as it progresses towards its €50m fundraising target.
Antin, a prominent infrastructure manager, has just acquired a live salmon transportation business. In what bucket should we put this asset?
As the asset class grows ever more defensive, large investors seek to safeguard returns by squeezing out costs. But GPs still have good cards to play.
The $122bn Danish pension’s ‘infrastructure’ portfolio has more than doubled returns year-on-year. Here we zoom in on the timberland holdings that have helped push this growth.
Trade tantrums have yet to deter North American managers from raising ag-focused vehicles – with reasonable success. What is behind the asset class’s resilience?
The investment comes three weeks after the Hong Kong-based firm exited its Central Eastern European and Kazakhstan PE business through a management buyout.
Fresh research suggests air pollution’s already major impact on crop yields is being compounded by global warming. How should the industry respond?
Founded by France’s grain growers to promote their sub-sector, the firm remains something of a unique beast – for now.
More emerging markets are likely to follow the US’s intent to ‘re-double’ efforts to develop the technology than Europe’s stringent regulatory stance unveiled last week, says Pontifax’s Ben Belldegrun.
The French group will acquire a rare majority stake in Mecatherm for €120m in a bid to internationalize and strengthen its control over the grain value chain.
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