The healthy food-focused firm collected 50% more than for its debut vehicle, which is now 70% committed.
The UN-backed Land Degradation Neutrality Fund was officially launched this week at the COP13 in China. As the vehicle progresses toward a first close, we speak to its manager to find out more about return expectations, fee structure and prospective LPs.
Smart, less risk averse and focused on the long term, family offices have what it takes to help build agriculture into a mainstream asset class. But for it to happen, the circle needs to widen.
Sovereign funds and asset managers represented a growing share of the 702 investors that committed to early-stage start-ups in the sector in H1 2017, according to AgFunder.
The firm is set to complete two deals ‘in the short term’ as it progresses towards a $500m final close in March or April next year.
Eric Jackson, chief executive at AMERRA-linked Pipeline Foods, tells Agri Investor that he expects to bring in at least one direct institutional investor by the end of next year.
The venture firm has raised €40m from Ireland’s sovereign development fund and opened its first European office in the ‘agtech island.’
The $12.3bn pension has invested in Folium Capital’s debut agricultural vehicle, which is understood to be seeking mid-teen returns from a strategy focused on Europe and the Americas.
Founded last year, the Washington state-headquartered firm will pursue a strategy calling for hold periods of 15 years or more.
The C$130m vehicle, which closed last month, targets low double-digit returns through an innovative strategy focused on partnering with family farms. We talked to co-founder and president Joelle Faulkner to bring you all you need to know.