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Sydney Business School’s professor Hans Hendrischke dissects the rationale behind China’s punitive trade measures against Australia and the likely scenarios that could play out.
Cultured chicken meat
The San Francisco-based start-up is in discussions with Proterra about a cultured meat partnership at a time when more Asian investors want exposure to the space.
Rice fields, Asia
Some US LPs have ‘formal mandates to reduce their allocation to Asia’ due to the US-China trade war, said Proterra Asia managing partner Tai Lin.
Salmon steaks on black background
From Turkey to the US, private equity is eyeing up opportunities across the world and throughout the value chain, with little sign of a diminishing appetite.
Managing director Tai Lin says Eat Just Asia will establish a processing facility and a packaging network throughout the region as part of an alternative protein supply chain-focused strategy.
Yoshitaka Todoroki
The pandemic is an opportunity to return to a 'better normal', according to Yoshitaka Todoroki, who oversees PE and infra at the $1.5trn Japanese pension giant.
Founder Nick Cooney says Asian family offices provided 70% of the $23m already raised towards a $50m target, as Asian governments introduce incentives to support investment into the alternative protein space.
Tractor cultivating field
As we edge closer to the half-year mark since much of the world entered lockdown in March, we take a look at how the agriculture asset class has fared.
Vertical farming
Unfold Bio has received an initial $30m in start-up capital from the two founders but future funding rounds could be opened up to external investors.
McWilliam’s Wines has been taken out of family ownership for the first time in more than 140 years after a sale to newly formed Prcstnt Asset Management.
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