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DOWNLOAD: Too late to enter Australia?

From upcoming deals to emerging headaches, we analyze the dynamics underpinning the market to determine whether it’s worth the trek.

Exclusive: AGR backs South Carolina peach grower

Chief executive Ejnar Knudsen says the TIAA affiliate plans to entice regional peach and vegetable growers to Titan Farms’ processing facility to leverage the company’s advantageous location.

Specialty coffee ripe for a shot of capital

The owner of Brazil’s largest biodynamic farm tells us the industry is failing to catch up with demand because of a lack of financing.

Partners Group, Charlesbank to pay $2.4bn for the US’s largest independent baker

The two PE firms will own an equal share in Hearthside, a portfolio company of Goldman Sachs and Vestar.

Westchester hires Romania director

After stints with Spearhead International and Cargill, Greta Lupu joins Westchester in a country identified as a target market for the TIAA European Farmland Fund.

Exclusive: Inocucor to hit close on Series B days after debut acquisition

Cash provided by existing investors will be used to seal the ATP deal, which the biostimulant maker's CEO hopes marks the first of a series of strategic purchases.

First evidence that ag, timber boost SWF long-term returns

Allocating 15% of a portfolio to the asset class can help sovereign funds grow 27% faster over nine years, fresh research estimates.

Amundi ag-focused equity fund eyes institutional follow-on

The Food for Generations fund looks to beat the MSCI World Index by backing a portfolio of public companies with minimal exposure to ag production cycles, says portfolio manager Stéphane Soussan.

Foreign-backed miner buys 41,500ha Australian aggregation

Denham’s Pembroke has acquired three giant cattle stations from Peabody just a week after the 15,000 Gundaline estate was sold to Dutch-based Optifarm.

AgIS adds Hancock execs

Stephen Kenney and Danielle Harris have joined the Boston-based firm, with Kenney telling Agri Investor he hopes the role will allow him to view the asset class through 'a different set of lenses.'

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