Andrew Freeman has joined H.I.G. Middle Market’s San Francisco office to make investments in the food and agribusiness sectors from the firm’s $1.75bn fund.
Greg Hennenfent has joined the farmland investing firm to help pursue private equity investments across the agribusiness value chain after stints with Starr Investment Holdings, Agricole and the CME Group.
The National Farmers Union is using a new report outlining the economic value of British agriculture to urge lawmakers that a well-defined post-Brexit agri policy is needed.
Global investment group Stafford Capital Partners has announced the appointment of two agriculture executives, Marek Guizot and James Allen, who joined the London-based real assets division last month.
Bullish on Australia’s agribusiness sector, PwC has hired a team of agri experts from PPB Advisory and has launched a new food safety assurance product.
Adam Fless has joined Paine and Partners from a KKR unit dedicated to improving performance of portfolio companies in a newly-created position with the same focus.
Sami Khan has joined Rabo Equity Advisors, an India-focused private equity fund sponsored by Rabobank.
Jay Clayton, a private equity lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell, has been nominated to head the Securities and Exchange Commission by President-elect Donald Trump, sister publication Private Funds Management reported.
The Division of Enforcement, the SEC’s largest, ramped up its enforcement actions in private equity this year.
Dr. Stephen Padgette, co-inventor of gene that confers the most widely-used biotechnology trait in agriculture, will work with the firm’s existing portfolio companies and help find new opportunities as an operating director.