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The most recent ABARES farm survey report paints an improved picture for broadacre farms with farm cash incomes continuing to exceed long-term averages, writes Jackie White, director, agribusiness advisory at Deloitte.
Its infrastructure and timberland team is responsible for an A$8bn global portfolio, making it one of the largest infrastructure investors in the world.
While largely seen as a positive signal of the government's commitment to the sector, some industry insiders argued that the white paper did not go far enough or materially impact farmers' bottom lines.
UK private equity firm Terra Firma is selling a A$300 million equity stake in its Australia beef cattle portfolio company after returning the company to profit.
New Forests predicts the $100bn institutional investor market could double or even triple in size as the industry needs to double timber production by 2050.
Australian Pastoral Funds Management recently took Agri Investor on a tour of northern Queensland cattle ranch Neumayer Valley Station – and talked about a number of core industry issues along the way.
Superannuation funds NZ Super and First State Super on the gap between small family businesses and institutional capital, and why it's important not to hide behind ignorance.
At the recent Australia Forum, Agri Investor interviewed Strategis Partners managing director Jay Horton about multi-crop insurance and how the agri investment community can use it.
The fund of funds house is looking to fill two new roles in Sydney and London after recently hiring an investment analyst in Sydney.
The timberland investment manager has hired Geoffrey Seeto as managing director of New Forests Asia to lead the expansion and consolidation of its Asian business.

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