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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.

Céréa Partenaire buys food advertising firm in pass-the-parcel deal

The French firm is currently investing its second private equity vehicle, which it closed on €225m in January.

EBRD acquires 13% stake in Romania’s Agricover

The development bank will pay $8m for its share just months after the agri trader received nearly twice as much from the IFC.

EBRD considers $125m loan to Olam

The loan would help the Singaporean agribusiness expand its operations in Egypt, Georgia, Poland, Turkey and Ukraine.

Agtech start-up raises $100m in Series A from VC-backed Ginkgo, Bayer

The two firms have teamed up with Viking Global to create a company that will focus on nitrogen fixation, a process that enables plants to fulfill their nutrient needs without fertilizer.

Lone-LP fund seals first deal as Unigrains internationalizes

The French agri-business stalwart has backed a Spanish coconut water business through a vehicle managed by MCH.

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