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'We certainly think that there is an opportunity to have a natural capital platform around carbon and biodiversity,' New Forests managing director Radha Kuppalli said.
One of the world’s largest forestry asset managers is now a Japanese company, a sign of timber’s growing attractiveness to LPs from the region.
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New Forests founder and CEO David Brand will remain with the firm until June 2025 and will focus on strategic initiatives and growth opportunities.
The India-focused agtech investor is targeting a $65m first close by October this year, with its second fund now 80 percent deployed.
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The British fund manager has also closed its first timberland deal in New Zealand, taking a 25% stake in a permanent forestry asset.
The winners of global categories such as Personality, Firm and Fundraise of the Year, as well as sectors like agtech, sustainability and innovation.
Agribusiness placed ahead of infrastructure and real estate in its attractiveness to investors in a recent survey, a show of confidence in the sector’s prospects in Australia.
The asset class had a positive 2021 as tailwinds gave the industry momentum for attracting investors.
Controlled-environment ag and anaerobic digestion both benefit from a shift from optimizing efficiency and cost towards to a focus on reliability, resiliency and redundancy, says chairman David Chen.
Australian produce provider Perfection Fresh will serve as a platform for growth focused on large-scale greenhouse facilities in markets including Southeast Asia and China, says chairman Dave Chen.
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