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Aqua Capital's $173m fund has backed companies including Comfrio, which operates foodservice logistics in Brazil for brands like Starbucks and Outback Steakhouse.
Milk on shelf - iStock
Sluggish deal activity has frustrated GPs in China, so can the same investment thesis that worked for the milk sector also work for meat?
LBO France is selling its 33% stake in Labeyrie – one of the world's largest producers of foie gras – to rival Paris-based buyout firm PAI, making a 1.7x return on its investment.
Pigs in there? - iStock
A consortium is investing into COFCO Group in a strategic partnership to build large-scale pig farms and meat processing plants in China.
The real assets firm has partnered with ECPI to offer co-managed sustainable investment opportunities to its investors.
Arcadia Biosciences, a California-based biotechnology company, will use the proceeds to accelerate product developments. Existing investors committed extra capital during the Series D round.
Agricultural productivity in countries such as Russia is suffering from poor soil fertility. There are new technologies on the horizon but investment is needed, writes Roman Mitrofanov.
The acquisition of this north-western Tasmanian plantation by July will take New Forests’ total estate up to half a million hectares.
Canada is the biggest investor in Australian agriculture followed by the UK and the US, according to a recent Parliament research paper.
Richard Woodling has joined the Hong Kong-based PE firm to develop water sector investments months after the firm acquired India’s Luminous Water Technologies.

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