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Sherpa’s LatAm Agrifund nears $50m first close

The diversified Latin American fund has $35m in soft commitments from family offices and is now being marketed to institutions as it works towards a $300m target.

Blue River Tech raises $10m in funding

The California-based agritech firm has closed a $10 million round of Series A-1 funding.

A global comparison

The opportunities and risks associated with farmland investing across the world vary, according to Mintridge International.

Australian Farms Fund Management rebrands

Under its new name AgCAP, the firm has hired a new management team to take the asset management business in a different direction.

Trigon, InvestAg partner on Eastern Europe

The JV between the Russian and UK firms has started talking to institutional investors and is raising capital for Eastern European Union investments.

Temasek invests $104m in Indian agriculture

The Singaporean sovereign wealth fund has taken a 20% direct stake in Godrej Agrovet, its second investment in the Godrej Group this year.

CDC contributes $20m to African agriculture

UK finance development institution CDC has committed $20m to one of the largest agri-business private equity funds in Africa. CDC hopes the move stimulates fundraising in the sector.

Cordiant funds $186m Jordan fertilizer plant for Indian market

The Canadian fund manager has committed a $10m loan to the Jordan-India Fertilizer Company to finance construction of a new $186m plant in Jordan that will produce fertilizer for the Indian market.
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