AGR part of $75m investment in California wine company

Vintage Wine Estates chief executive expects partnership with AGR will mean greater access to grapes owned by Westchester.

Pritzker family-linked PE firm buys foodservice provider

The purchase of C.H. Guenther & Son by PPC Partners marks the debut investment for the mid-market firm affiliated with the heirs to the Hyatt Hotel fortune.

Molpus acquires over 26,000 acres across four south-eastern states

The purchase of timberland in Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina comes on behalf of an unidentified client as the Jackson, Mississippi headquartered continues fundraising for its $500m firth fund.

Arable acquires California sliced apple provider Fresh Innovations

Managing director Greg Richards tells Agri Investor that potential expansion of Fresh Innovations California could focus on the apple-growing regions of Michigan and New York.

IDB backs ag credit in seven LatAm countries with $45m loan

Paolo Bazan of IDB Invest tells Agri Investor that foreign insurance companies and pension funds are increasingly willing to provide long-term financing to export-focused agribusinesses in Latin America.

EBRD joins syndicates backing Turkish ag exporter

EBRD principal banker Nazli Arikan tells Agri Investor that the $48m in credit, offered alongside other DFIs and private lenders, will help Tiryaki Agro reorient its strategy to focus more on organic exports.

Cairn Curran farm for sale in Victoria after 170-year family ownership

The property is the latest large-scale asset to come on the block Down Under as its owners approach retirement.

Finding the exit

In the second part of our interview with Proterra managing director Rich Gammill, we learn what convinced the firm to exit its China-focused dairy business to a joint-venture partner.

How Proterra thrived in China’s ‘non-existent’ dairy market

The firm's investment in AustAsia leveraged its connection with Cargill to help create a giant dairy company. In the first instalment of our interview with its managing partner, we explore how it came about.

Singapore’s Olam secures $500m sustainability-linked club loan

Fifteen banks are backing the innovative scheme, which will allow the group to pay lower interest rates once it meets a set of ESG targets.

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