The Colorado-based farmland investment firm has made nine new purchases and increased its debt capacity to $75 million.
ROC Partners is targeting Australian agriculture as its primary sector of investment.
Exposure to the right type of investors is the main challenge for agri asset managers when marketing their investment offerings, according to a recent poll of Agri Investor readers.
The US private equity firms filed a private equity fund offering with the SEC last week.
Beijing skyline
Australian investment manager First Guardian Group has opened an office in Beijing which will focus on agriculture.
The private sector will be important in implementing the principles, according to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva.
Carana Corporation's subsidiary is raising $1.2m in Series A-1 funding to establish horticulture and fish farms.
Direct investing versus fund investing was a topic of debate during the LP panel at the recent Private Equity in Emerging Markets conference in London.
UK farmland values have risen 12 percent since the start of the year.
Forestry managers often waste up to 50 percent of a tree, particularly the tree tops, but these parts can create extra returns, said Jeffrey Leonard, president and chief executive at the African forestry manager at a recent conference.

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