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Green Camel, in Sydney’s south-west, is raising A$8.5m as it pioneers organic glasshouse farming collocated with barramundi breeding on a commercial scale. Agri Investor got an exclusive tour of the facilities.
Antin, a prominent infrastructure manager, has just acquired a live salmon transportation business. In what bucket should we put this asset?
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.
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.
Booming volumes and higher prices are buoying the prospects for farmed seafood, fresh research argues.
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.
The facility will be built in Canada, the second-largest salmon exporter to the US, and cost around $200m.
Paul Yang’s appointment comes barely a month after KKR expanded its Asia-Pacific senior leadership team.
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.
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.

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