BTG’s Lansing says he expects interest in forestry to go the distance; GRAIN questions SWFs food security investments; TIG gets $50m White House debt investment and the City of St Louis allocates 5% to farmland and forestry. Welcome to Field Notes, the start-of-the-week briefing for our valued subscribers only.
BTG Timberland Investment Group head Gerrity Lansing says increased appreciation of forestry’s sequestration potential, new entrants and shifting geopolitical sentiment are helping bring about an exciting time for timberland.
Dahab Associates chief investment officer Steven Roth says he expects the $139m pension to finalize a commitment of 5 percent of its total portfolio by the end of the calendar year.
As the market begins to cool slightly, producers are increasingly trying to make themselves investor-ready – which presents an opportunity for buyers, too, say PwC's Kosta Kangelaris and Jaclyn Hope.
The Global Impact Investing Network’s agriculture performance benchmark could influence LPs’ thinking outside their narrow allocations to 'impact'.
Capital was deployed from the firm’s STAFF II vehicle, which held an €80m fourth close in August 2022 and is nearing its €100m target.
Apple puts $200 million into natural capital; Tattarang subsidiary loses water court appeal; Midwest GP closes Fund III on $170 million, and a French ag ministry report shines a line on the reasons behind the decline in private ag investment since 2015. Welcome to Field Notes, the start-of-the-week briefing for our valued subscribers only.
The Iowa-based firm specializes in providing growth equity capital and succession planning liquidity.
Chief executive Kevin Schwartz says ag-related strategics like former AgroFresh parent Dow Chemical remain active buyers and sellers across the food and ag value chain.
Soil, carbon, farm
Climate Asset Management’s investment vehicle will straddle its existing carbon and natural capital strategies and is open to investment from Apple supply chain companies to address its Scope 3 emissions.

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