Home Authors Posts by Staff Writer

Staff Writer

Michel Maupu brings experience in the food & agri, chemicals, equipment and consumer sectors.
Wendy Norris becomes head of infrastructure and timberland at the Australian sovereign wealth fund, following Raphael Arndt’s promotion to CIO.
Officials responsible for investing in infrastructure, oil, gas and agriculture are working together to create “package deals” in emerging countries, involving components for each sector.
Water availability is "a massive concern", says David Hollinrake, vice president of Bayer CropScience, the crop protection giant.
Rural Funds Group, the ASX-listed farmland REIT, raised the capital through a placement with new and existing investors. It also launched a $7.5m entitlement offer for existing investors.
The firm is understood to have spent A$250m on the acquisition from global food giant Kerry Group.
Aquila Capital
The real estate division of French insurance giant AXA marked the start of its aim to grow its forestry portfolio by acquiring a large swathe of forest land in Finland for €11.2m.
As northern Australia recovers from years of hardship, there may be opportunities for investors.
The Rural Energy for America Programme will provide grants and loans to rural small businesses to fund energy upgrades and help cut costs.
Rapper Snoop Dogg reportedly wants to raise $25m for cannabis-related deals – a trend analysts expect to continue.

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination