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EXEO backs South African aquaculture company

Partner Kennett Sinclair tells Agri Investor how the first investment from the $175m Agri-Vie Fund II fits into the firm’s import substitution strategy.

Nordic Aquafarms to build $500m salmon farm in Maine

Chief executive Erik Heim tells Agri Investor that the company's move into the US comes amid growing investor appetite for onshore aquaculture after a doubling of costs for sea-borne fish farms.

Wild fisheries in deep water as aquaculture surges

Booming volumes and higher prices are buoying the prospects for farmed seafood, fresh research argues.

Summa Equity acquires Polish salmon processor

The Nordic private equity firm has made its first investment in the seafood sector through its maiden fund with the acquisition of a 75% stake in Milarex.

AMG Norway is building largest indoor salmon facility

The facility will be built in Canada, the second-largest salmon exporter to the US, and cost around $200m.

KKR appoints new head of greater China

Paul Yang’s appointment comes barely a month after KKR expanded its Asia-Pacific senior leadership team.

Grand Basin Capital founder joins Kirchner Group

The merchant bank, which manages assets for family offices, institutional investors and insurance companies, has taken on an agriculture and sustainability investment specialist as a managing director.

Aquaculture investment crucial to African food security – report

Advances in aquaculture will be needed to meet growing demand for protein in sub-Saharan Africa, but the sector faces many more problems than other primary production industries, according to the FAO.

Chilean salmon troubles could hurt global demand says Cermaq exec

Improvements to Chilean salmon farming would have a positive impact on the global trade of the fish, according to the chief executive of the Norwegian seafood company.

Shandong Geo-Mineral buys Australian farmland

The Chinese minerals business has bought a crayfish and wine producing farm in Australia's Kangaroo Island, as it seeks to diversify its assets.

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