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Rebecca Akrofie

Rebecca Akrofie is a News Reporter at private funds management covering private equity management, regulation and legislative developments.
Sample6, a Massachusetts-based food diagnostics firm, has raised $2.5m from its founder to add to an existing $11m Series B round.
TSG Consumer Partners sold Gardein Protein International to Birds Eye parent company Pinnacle Foods.
Black River Asset Management has invested $25m in Australian farmland in recent days, according to local reports.
The bank held a ‘Food 20’ Summit ahead of the G20 leaders summit in Sydney last week.
Agdata services are set to come under scrutiny by regulators, particularly in the US.
Agtech companies attracted $297m in Q3, breaking a record for the sector, according to i3Connect, the research group.
The New York-listed farmland REIT has made $46m of acquisitions in several US states.
AgBiome has closed a $17.5m series A round of funding after getting commitments from three agribusinesses in the final phase.
The US venture capital firm has launched its own agbio company, Symbiota, with a $7.5m series A investment into the company.
The Dutch animal feed producer rejected last week’s joint bid by private equity house Permira and global agribusiness Cargill. Dutch investment firm SHV is left in the running.

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