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The former Rifa Salutary and Paraway Pastoral Company CEO has left OTPP’s Australian arm to launch his own asset management firm, The Clearbrook Group.
Rabobank’s Global Dairy Quarterly finds upwards price growth in late 2019 stalled early this year, with the uncertainty over covid-19 leading to investors scrambling to assess the impact.
With drought leading to record-high water prices in south-east Australia last year, investors have started to look north in search of returns – but there are huge barriers to overcome. Daniel Kemp investigates what efforts are being made to unlock the opportunities.
The Sydney-based forestry investment manager has published its first Climate Disclosure Report and may publish fund-level climate targets in the future.
Map showing Australia fire risk index
Data analyzed by Digital Agriculture Services found that Queensland saw the most agricultural land affected by fire, but timber plantations in New South Wales and Victoria were also hit hard.
The two funds, which both count public-sector workers among their membership, say a merger will lead to stronger returns and lower fees for members.
Market participants are ‘nervous and cautious’ as the coronavirus crisis drags on, with no end yet in sight.
Macadamia plantation aerial shot
Managing director David Bryant flags future acquisitions in the cattle and macadamia sectors after property revenues grew by 22%.
New Forests’ Australia New Zealand Forest Fund 3 has acquired its first asset in Western Australia, purchasing hardwood plantation assets near Bunbury from Mitsui Bussan Woodchip Oceania.
NSW Treasury said around 25 percent of Forestry Corporation of NSW’s softwood division had been damaged by the summer bushfires.
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