News & Analysis

AB InBev and Tilray announce research partnership for cannabis-infused drinks

The global beer giant and the cannabis company are looking into non-alcoholic drinks containing THC and CBD through the tie-up, which is limited to Canada.

Agtech investment focus shifts towards science as market scales

Describing the firm’s recent Agtech Investment Review, Finistere Ventures' Arama Kukutai tells Agri Investor he expects private equity investors to acquire leading start-ups and pursue roll-ups as the market continues to develop.

Cerea Partenaire acquires majority stake in ICKO Apiculture

The investment from the €225m Cerea Capital II fund to acquire a majority stake in ICKO will enable the beekeeping equipment supplier to expand globally and extend its research and development operations.

Outlook 2019: Five trends to watch

We asked Axel Wehr, principal at specialist ag/food tech VC Anterra Capital, to share his top predictions for 2019.

Outlook 2019: Australian Ag caught in US-China trade crossfire

Agriculture Down Under is an export-oriented industry, with around 25% going to China and a significant chunk also heading to the US, which means it faces being caught in the middle of tensions between the two superpowers.

Outlook 2019: Ag and political crisis

The year ahead will provide an opportunity for investors to help address the rural/urban divide that has contributed to political crisis in the US.

Outlook 2019: Singling out Australian ag

The year ahead could see a shift in how some foreign investors seek to gain exposure to agriculture Down Under.

Outlook 2019: Ag and the cycle

Anxiety and optimism are the watchwords as financial strategists asess the Agri landscape in 2019.

EIB backs Ukraine’s Kernel with €250m loan

The facility will enable the expansion of the group’s sunflower oil and renewable energy production and improve agri-infrastructure in its home country.

Knight Frank to capitalize on Brexit ag opportunities

The firm is enlarging its rural team in the UK and introducing an ag-finance service to broker deals between farmers and investors, providing expertise amid Brexit uncertainty.

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination