Marrone Bio Innovations adds commercial chief following $75m recap

Founder Pam Marrone says former BASF exec Kevin Hammill will bring further heft to the business after an equity injection led by Ospraie Management.

Phatisa hires PE veteran as CIO

After an ag-focused stint with a foundation in London, former Bridgepoint director Robert Jenkins joins the Africa-focused firm as it continues to raise its $300m agriculture fund.

Exclusive: FMO agribusiness head joins FinDev Canada

Suzanne Gaboury has joined a newly minted Canadian DFI after a two-and-a-half-year stint with the Dutch development bank.

Blue Sky MD resigns as share price continues to slide

The Brisbane-headquartered asset manager has made multiple changes to its board as Kim Morison steps up to interim managing director.

Paine Schwartz adds ex-Monsanto exec as operating director

Rick Greubel joins the food and agribusiness-focused firm while it continues to develop its $300m-$400m earlier-stage vehicle.

AgIS adds Hancock execs

Stephen Kenney and Danielle Harris have joined the Boston-based firm, with Kenney telling Agri Investor he hopes the role will allow him to view the asset class through 'a different set of lenses.'

Salveo Capital brings on ex-Goldman exec

Thomas Mazarakis tells Agri Investor that changes in public opinion and cannabis investments by multinationals have helped remove the stigma deterring financial professionals.

Paine-backed foodservice ingredients company brings in new CEO

Ed Carolan, formerly of Campbell’s Soup Company, has been hired to lead Lyons Magnus, which received an investment of an unspecified size from Paine’s $893m Fund IV in November.

Hamilton Lane real assets head retires

Jerry Gates, who has led the firm’s real assets platform since 2011, is handing the reins for the position to the leadership team from Real Assets Portfolio Management, according to Agri Investor sister publication PERE.

Campbell Lutyens pushes further into US

The firm has opened offices in Chicago and Los Angeles as it continues expanding its secondaries advisory and fundraising business.

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