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The median price per ha of Australian farmland rose in every state and territory for the first time in 15 years as demand for land remains very strong, Rural Bank says.
The vehicle aims to raise A$500m in its first 12 months, providing loans of A$10m-$150m to counterparties across a variety of commodities.
OTPP’s AustOn will manage the new entity, known as Pomona Valley, with input from the current owners of the orchards.
The aggregation of seven dairy farms in Victoria is in the ‘top echelon’ of Australian dairy producers, a source says.
Private markets co-head Richard Jacobs says the firm aims to raise up to €1bn within the next three years for the open-ended vehicle targeting OECD farmland.
Seaweed farm, California
A funding round for Sea Forests, backed by MIRA, demonstrates that investors are keen to find ESG-positive investments in agriculture even if they carry risk.
Sheep industry ‘will not shy away’ from questions over sustainability as regular performance benchmarks will be established to monitor progress.
Primewest is reported to have made several acquisitions for its first agriculture fund this year, which will become part of the merged platform.
ABARES research has found that export exposure was ‘better for market resilience’ than turning inwards and shoring up local supply chains.
The Melbourne-based GP is targeting 10-12% returns for its new vehicle, building on the 2019 launch of its Diversified Agriculture Fund.
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