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AgCAP to launch dairy vehicle after reaping A$180m from debut fund sale

The fund manager has exited the last of 17 properties held by SAF, a fund owned by a group of Australian supers.

Exclusive: Craigmore targets US investors as it considers new structure for 2018

The $550m New Zealand-focused manager has appointed a family office and institutional investor specialist as strategic advisor to help expand its LP base. We spoke with chairman Nick Tapp to find out more.

Ontario supports Chinese dairy group’s C$225m baby formula plant

The investment will allow the country to sell more products derived from raw milk, the exports of which are capped by the WTO.

‘Record number’ of NZ dairy farms expected to hit market

Aging farmers, difficult climatic conditions and an increase in compliance issues are among the factors that will nourish dealflow, research suggests.

Ag veteran plans open-ended fund at Insight

Former Aquila Capital managing partner Detlef Schoen tells Agri Investor that his new role as head of real assets for Insight Investment will focus on the creation of an open-ended, diversified agriculture vehicle.

Fonterra buys 10% stake in Lithuania’s largest dairy business

The New Zealand co-operative's €7m capital injection will provide Rokiskio with funds for a tech upgrade and international expansion.

‘Brazil poised to become magnet for US exporters’

Agriculture demand is set to soar as Brazil’s 21 million middle-class households become increasingly health-conscious, according to the USDA.

Finistere launches Irish agtech fund, collects $100m for flagship vehicle

The venture firm has raised €40m from Ireland’s sovereign development fund and opened its first European office in the 'agtech island.'

Scalability a key agri investor concern: Fiera Comox

Former PSP Investments managing director Antoine Bisson-McLernon says establishing multiple partnerships with local operators is the key to scaling up in a very fragmented global agriculture market.

PE firm bets on converting dairy waste into energy

Houston-based EIV Capital’s $47m investment in AMP Americas will support plans to expand production of biogas using dairy waste as a feedstock.