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In a shift in strategy since its rebrand, Aware Super is ‘not really focused’ on supporting new fund managers or blind-pool funds, senior portfolio manager Mark Hector says.
The imposition of tariffs will effectively eliminate imports of wine for most Australian producers, market observers say, with exports worth A$1.1bn in 2020.
The competition watchdog found no evidence that investors had manipulated markets, but regulation and transparency need to improve to provide more confidence to all participants.
ACCC finds water markets need ‘comprehensive reform’ to increase trust and transparency, building on findings of interim report issued last year.
The Lucky Bay shallow-water port, operational since mid-2020, could list in late 2023 following a capital raise to fund expansion and repay construction debt.
Grain farm, wheat harvest
Agriculture showed ‘remarkable resilience’ as an asset class over 2020 as returns held relatively steady throughout the year.
The project could unlock investment in northern Australian cotton, seen as a potential growth industry by many producers.
Harvest, wheat, farmland, Australia, crops
A huge cropping portfolio has hit the market in Australia, which will provide an indication of the true level of institutional appetite for farmland.
Ben Craw, MD at Oxley Capital Partners, says investors have a positive view that many businesses will return to pre-covid revenue levels soon, if they have not already done so, which is fueling activity.
Grain farm, wheat harvest
103,006 ha portfolio is owned by investors in MIRA’s Macquarie Crop Partners, which is nearing the end of its 10-year term.
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