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Ag ‘thunderstorm’ brings debt and equity opportunities – Tiverton Advisors

Managing partner David Chattleton says for the 'first time in six to seven years' it is an ideal moment to deploy equity, after raising $60m for two ag funds.

Proterra finds joy in small ticket ag loans

Managing director Jonathan Logan says the firm’s debt strategy is focused on the junior loans that few other lenders offer to US agribusinesses.

AMERRA eyes ESG investments in North America

Managing director Chris Chapman says the senior secured loan to Cooks Venture is one of three debt investments the firm has carried out in North America, where it sees increasing ESG investment opportunities.

Glencore Agri subsidiary acquires assets from troubled ILTA Grain

ILTA engaged Origin Merchant Partners in March 2019 to solicit interest for a sale of, or investment in, all or part of its assets.
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UK Export Finance’s $73m loan to help rehabilitate Angola’s cattle sector

Head of agency says there is a mismatch between the number of international companies interested in export credit in the country and lenders capable of operating there.
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Government support is ‘the US’s only scalable regenerative agriculture strategy’

A three-year USDA-sponsored study found $47.5bn of assets are being managed through 70 investment strategies that include criteria associated with holistic ag 'regenerative' approaches.
EIB will use its lending partnership in Kenya as a model as it extends its support to Zambian smallholders

Fund commitments, bank partnerships reflect broader EIB focus on African agri

European Investment Bank will use a previous lending partnership in Kenya as a model as it extends its support to Zambia’s smallholders.

Goodbye Libor, hello uncertainty

Libor has underpinned financial products for decades. But it could be phased out in less than three years, with huge implications for private debt lenders.

Timber and agribusiness pushes MetLife ag lending to record 2018

Lowered feed costs have helped create the highest level of investor interest in livestock in a decade, says head of agricultural finance group Barry Bogseth.

Keeping their heads above water

For both debt and equity providers, flooding in the US Midwest could provide opportunities to demonstrate the benefits institutional capital can offer.
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