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Off-market deals ‘under threat’ from new Australian regulations

Greater scrutiny on foreign investment is complicating sales of assets that are not publicly advertised, which a blue-chip manager says account for one-fifth of its usual pipeline.

Private investors back South Australian grain export terminal with A$100m

Growers will also be able to acquire equity in the facility, which an insider called 'a turning point' for the struggling industry.

LISTEN: Why ag salaries are on the rise

In our first podcast, we speak to Kincannon & Reed's Jos Boeren to find out who's hiring, what résumés they want to receive and whether LPs and GPs are starting to compete for talent.

Digging deep in Denmark, facing anger in Hungary

Savills' Ian Bailey tells Agri Investor that institutional investors are more risk averse today than 10 years ago, when they at least seemed curious about frontier markets.

‘Institutional-grade’ cotton farms back up for sale in Queensland

This is the fourth time Eastern Australia Agriculture has put the Kia Ora and Clyde properties on the block since it bought them in 2008.

Future Fund expands timberland head’s role in overhaul

Wendy Norris will now oversee private equity and property alongside infra and forestry amid a restructuring at Australia’s sovereign wealth fund.

Australian ag returns leave US in dust despite slowdown

'Good seasons and good commodity prices' have buoyed the NCREIF Farmland Index but don't expect high-teen returns to last, says Growth Farms' David Sackett.

QIC: parts, not whole, of CPC attractive

London-based Terra Firma is seeking to sell Australia’s largest privately owned beef producer, but not every industry giant appears ready to snap up the coveted asset in one chunk.

Exclusive: Chinese investors, NZ funds eye 22,000ha Tasmania farm

Foreign investment rules introduced this month have not impacted the Rushy Lagoon sale, says CBRE's Peter Ryan, though the wider market may take 'a little time to adjust.'

QIC’s beef business eyes Asia’s protein market

In the second half of a two-part interview, Damien Frawley discusses several ways NAPCO could seek to tap markets across the Pacific and says Chinese strategics are largely 'misunderstood'.

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