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Mitsui expands investment in Vietnamese shrimp with agri identified as growth area

The Japanese investment giant has acquired stake in Minh Phu Seafood after first investing in an affiliated company in 2013.

Mother Nature might get a vote on US/China ‘de-coupling’

Ag is at the center of a fierce dispute between the world’s two largest economies about the rules of global trade. Disease - and the disruption it brings - could highlight how global trade can be a force for good.

Phatisa sells stake in Meridian Group as fundraising for second Food Fund continues

The Africa-focused firm says it has identified $200m of opportunities for Phatisa Food Fund 2, with some transactions at the due diligence stage.

Butterfly Equity fund hits $429m

Filings suggest the firm co-headed by an ex-KKR principal is continuing to raise capital for its second fund.

Blue Sky enters receivership after Oaktree loan covenant breach

Future is unclear for the Brisbane-based asset manager as receivers are appointed after ‘significant instability and uncertainty’ at Blue Sky.

Blackstone launches impact investing platform

The new platform will sit within the firm's secondaries unit, Strategic Partners, and work with existing impact managers across all asset classes.

Services drive Indigo Ag’s earnings from Marketplace

The agtech start-up hopes its Transport unit will eventually arrange transportation for any grain deliveries its farmers do not make themselves.

Over half of farmland on Tillable online rental platform is institutionally-owned – Exclusive

CEO Corbett Kull wants individual landowners to get the same thorough terms as institutions.
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CDC approves $15m commitment

The British investment organisation has backed an India-focused agribusiness fund.

Western Australia ‘like California 30 years ago’

Alterra MD says he is seeing the ‘best opportunities’ for investment in WA, attracting interest from North American institutional investors.

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