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Boom in global protein production ‘to pressure margins’

Trade expansion could provide further impetus for consolidation, with Asian demand feeding through exports growth in Brazil and the US, 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.

Land for your bucks: European rents compared

Over the past 10 years, the EU’s statistics agency has been harmonizing country data to make land prices and rents comparable across the bloc. This week, we look at rents.

EBRD mulls $40m loan for Ukraine’s Nibulon

The development bank is considering a cash infusion to finance an infrastructure upgrade at the country’s largest grain trader, a project estimated to cost $140m.

Cairngorm buys Scottish timber merchant in debut Fund II deal

The UK-focused firm, which specializes in "relatively undermanaged" companies, is largely backed by US endowments and European funds of funds.

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.

The grass is greener: European land prices, compared

Over the last 10 years, the EU’s statistics agency has worked on harmonizing country data and patching up information gaps to make land prices and rents comparable across the bloc. We take a look at the first set of results.

Cargill Swiss unit sold to German-listed PE firm

Aurelius snaps up the major’s Helvetic feed business at a time when Cargill expands in Latin America.

EBRD doubles up on Ukrainian grain

After providing $40m to GNT in 2015, the development bank has approved a fresh infusion of funds to help the grain operator improve its infrastructure.

Exclusive: ADM’s debut agri fund buys Spanish olive oil maker for more than $130m

The firm, which is currently raising Cibus with a $500m target, has already deployed more than 50% of the equity raised at first close.