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Can farmland REITs thrive in Australia?

Rural Funds Group, the country’s only pure agriculture REIT, sees bright prospects in cattle and cotton. We zoom in on the vehicle’s strategy.

Exclusive: Milltrust mulls LatAm fund, eyes Chile portfolio

The firm, which started its Buy & Lease strategy in Australasia 18 months ago, could also look at Uruguay and Paraguay.

Exclusive: Agcapita to close sixth fund on C$8m

Founder Stephen Johnston told Agri Investor that the manager has also raised C$60m for a separate open-ended vehicle targeting institutional investors with a buy-and-lease strategy focused on Canadian farmland.

Bonnefield brings in C$70m commitment for fourth farmland fund

The investment by an unnamed Canadian pension brings Fund IV’s total haul to C$130 million.

Farmland Partners pays $110m for nut orchards a month after fundraise

The US's largest farmland REIT will draw from the $144m it collected in August to buy the assets from a Temasek-owned agribusiness.

Gladstone buys its first vineyard

The US farmland REIT paid $5.4m to purchase White Hawk Vineyard, a California winery where the company hopes to more than double production.

Exclusive: Westchester hires ex-EBRD exec as president

The addition of Peter Bryde comes as the TIAA/Nuveen affiliate expands its agricultural investments in Europe through a dedicated fund.

Gladstone enters cabbage market with Florida purchase

The farmland REIT paid nearly $10m for the property, which is to be operated under a six-year lease to an Ohio-headquartered cabbage grower.

TIAA raising European farmland-focused fund

The fund is being raised by TIAA-affiliate Westchester Group and will initially focus on investments in Poland.

Summit Agriculture Group raising third farmland fund

The $60m vehicle is the third farmland fund from the Iowa-based firm, which is also active in pork and Brazilian ethanol.

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