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Farm land in Outback, Dubbo, Australia
Growth in Australian farmland values slowed in 2023 to 6.4 percent; goFarm to launch new fund with A$350 million ($232 million; €215 million) target; UBS wants governments in driver’s seat for Green Revolution 2.0; UK asset owners all-in on natural capital; and more. Welcome to Field Notes, the start-of-the-week briefing for our valued subscribers only.
‘Impact-linked carry doesn’t work,’ says Zebra Impact managing partner; Manulife has reached a $334m second close on its Forest Climate Fund; HeavyFinance eyes Ukraine carbon credits; LDC and Olam battle for Namoi Cotton, and more. Welcome to Field Notes, the start-of-the-week briefing for our valued subscribers only. Tips and feedback to: binyamin.a@pei.group.
Trees in a forest
BTG closes LatAm timberland Fund II on $1.24bn; ADQ is moving fast to establish a year-round multi-crop platform at Unifrutti; the $8.2 billion Bunge-Viterra merger runs into trouble in Canada; Bluefront Equity launches Fund II with $50 million already banked and more. Welcome to Field Notes, the start-of-the-week briefing for our valued subscribers only.
Sun shining through forest trees
Astarte has closed its debut impact forestry fund on $325 million, Forward Consumer Partners chooses Firehook Bakery for the first deal from its $425 million fund, BlueOrchard and Acre Impact Capital hit fundraising milestones, IIED believes DFN swaps can unlock $100 million in climate finance, and more. Welcome to Field Notes, the start-of-the-week briefing for our valued subscribers only.
We reveal the winners of Agri Investor’s Global Awards; take a look inside Aqua Capital’s $450 million close; a new report backs the importance of Australia’s carbon market; McKinsey finds limited take-up of ag sustainability practices ag, and more. Welcome to Field Notes, the start-of-the-week briefing for our valued subscribers only. Tips and feedback to: binyamin.a@pei.group.
Agri Awards 2023
We celebrate the managers, investors and innovators who won awards across 38 categories in our third annual Agri Investor Global Awards.
Agri Awards
Paine Schwartz Partners wins the award for Global Fund Manager of the Year as CDPQ takes home the Institutional Investor of the Year award for the first time.
France’s Mirova wins the European Fund Manager of the Year Award as Bpifrance takes home Institutional Investor of the Year.
The asset class is seeing increasing focus on sustainability, say industry experts
Paine Schwartz Partners adds another five wins to its haul from the Global category to walk away with an unprecedented 10 wins.
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