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Family offices ‘dipping their toes’ into cannabis market

Creeping acceptance and a fear of missing out could alter the balance between investor types within the nascent cannabis fundraising environment, according to executives at Salveo Capital.

Six investors add $6m to AeroFarms funding round amid institutional interest

Chef David Chang, General David Petraeus and Ikea join a roster of high-profile shareholders backing the US indoor farming upstart.

Insurer, VC invest in platform that helps farmers ‘monetize their data’

Farmobile has now secured $28m, part of which will go towards automating 'the world’s first marketplace for agronomic data.'

TPG backs ag-intel platform Series A

Gro Intelligence uses machine learning and vast amounts of data to aid agricultural decision-making in finance, government and the food and beverage industry.

Exclusive: Agcapita to close sixth fund on C$8m

Founder Stephen Johnston told Agri Investor that the manager has also raised C$60m for a separate open-ended vehicle targeting institutional investors with a buy-and-lease strategy focused on Canadian farmland.

Bonnefield brings in C$70m commitment for fourth farmland fund

The investment by an unnamed Canadian pension brings Fund IV’s total haul to C$130 million.

LPs seek direct exposure to organic supply chain

Eric Jackson, chief executive at AMERRA-linked Pipeline Foods, tells Agri Investor that he expects to bring in at least one direct institutional investor by the end of next year.

Seafood industry ‘transformation’ to attract private equity

A discussion at the IntraFish Seafood Investor Forum in New York highlighted the need for specialized managers amid a surge of investor interest in the sector.

Moringa fund: Impact is more an obligation than an option

Moringa investment director Guillaume Maillard describes the links between agroforestry and impact, the evolving approach to impact investing among European family offices and what staffing an impact focus can entail.

Red Reef: Lowered land values offer most attractive entry point ‘in nearly a decade’

Red Reef's Suzanne Petrela offers Agri Investor her thoughts on ultra-high-net-worth investors’ views on farmland investments and the current outlook for North American farmland.

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