The $44bn deal could close next month following ChemChina’s recent announcement that the public tender offer for Syngenta shares will end May 4.
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With commitments from four new investors – among them AXA and KBC – the impact investor has raised a total of $140m for its agRIF fund.
The firm will pick up PENM Partners’ $100m stake in Masan Group and invest an additional $150m in the company’s meat platform, according to sister publication Private Equity International.
The Accelerating Inclusive Markets for Smallholders project aims to help Cambodian farmers improve yields and strengthen connections with local markets and investors.
The Chinese grain trader now exclusively owns Dutch agribusiness Nidera and has selected Johnny Chi, chief executive of COFCO International and COFCO Agri, as Nidera’s new CEO.
Participation in the $4.25m funding round for Kuli Kuli marks the first investments from eighteen94, Kellogg’s $100m venture fund designed to give the company exposure to innovative food ideas.
The National Intelligence Council’s (NIC) quadrennial report on global trends highlights agricultural risks and opportunities between now and 2035.
The fund, which targets food and agribusiness companies mainly in China, will close above its $400m target.
The Ministry of Agriculture has called for changes that would clear the way for the creation of corporate farming entities within China, likely to shape import demand and opportunities for foreign investors long term.
Lisa Goddard, director of Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society, talks to Agri Investor about the impact of El Niño and La Niña on agriculture and the wider dialogue surrounding climate change.