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Bunge board adds Tillridge co-founder ahead of possible sale

Mark Zenuk has joined the finance and audit committees at the agricultural giant as it reportedly fields takeover offers from Glencore and ADM.

Flurry of inexperienced investors ‘creates opportunity’ in Australian agriculture

Laguna Bay Pastoral Company boss Tim McGavin says the firm will probably launch a successor vehicle to its A$280m Australia and New Zealand-focused fund 'in the next year or so.'

Paine Schwartz food safety platform buys Benelux peer

Brad Riemenapp, chief executive of Global ID, calls the region a priority growth market as the Iowa headquartered company expands its international footprint.

Australian wool producers urged to hedge against likely price cliff

Southern Aurora Markets anticipates the drop to happen 'anytime from now' as soaring prices end in 'demand destruction.'

Iowa farmland: less leveraged, but still off-limits to corporates

The proportion of farmland held debt-free has jumped in recent years, but financial investors will likely be frustrated by a lack of political will to change restrictive laws.

Pinnacle raises $25m for cattle vehicle

Following its $200m acquisition of JBS USA’s feedlots in January alongside Ospraie, the New York-based firm has raised additional capital for cattle investments from a single investor.

CalPERS’ forestry portfolio gathers pace but remains in the slow lane

The $351bn pension fund’s results in real assets at large exceeded the benchmark by 1.19 percentage points, driven by infrastructure.

Outstanding offer convinces Gladstone to sell $21m asset

The farmland REIT says selling the Oregon property to its current tenant will allow it to pocket a 20% IRR on its initial investment.

New Forests hits full deployment on A$707m antipodean fund

The trans-Tasman manager has sealed the two final deals funded through the vehicle by purchasing two assets from The Rohatyn Group.

Arable acquires second Californian irrigation company

The acquisition of Lodi Pump and Irrigation follows the firm’s purchase of Hydratec earlier this year.

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