The rush of Japanese traders securing grain origination in the emerging market giant offers lessons and opportunities for the broader investor community. Roberto Vitón, managing director at Valoral Advisors, takes a deep dive into their strategies and track records.
Hertz Real Estate Services president Douglas Hensley tells Agri Investor that a strong harvest and recent farmland market resilience have helped buoy sentiment among producers, echoing the findings of the latest Ag Economy Barometer from Purdue University and CME Group.
KKR India director of capital markets Tashwinder Singh tells Agri Investor how his firm used local financing pools, including its non-banking financial company KKR India Financial Services, to invest in a structured deal in value-added dairy company Kwality.
Christopher S Harrison unpicks the myriad laws and regulations that impact British investments into overseas cannabis businesses, and sets out why investors are in a legal grey area when they engage in this burgeoning global market.
Mike Ritter, chief executive at private equity-backed US agri-drone sensor and analytics developer SlantRange, explains why investors should focus on drone technology specifically created for the sector.
Subsidies, tax advantages and demand from lifestyle buyers combined over the last decade to more than double UK farmland prices – post-Brexit demand will be all about farmland quality, predicts Matthew Berryman