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Ex-Hancock exec ‘boomerangs’ back to Scythe & Spade

Brett MacNeil returns to the manager he founded as he yearns for agility and focus after a stint at a large firm.

Better value in less developed markets, Nuveen says

Tree-nut and fish processing, Australian farmland and Uruguayan timber offer good opportunities amid rising institutional demand for agri, according to the firm's head of natural resources.

Corn Belt offers ‘best entry point’ since 2010

The president of Halderman Real Estate and Farm Management tells Agri Investor that farmers are likely to be less aggressive buyers of Midwest farmland in the near term.

Producers expect land value stabilization

Hertz Real Estate Services president Douglas Hensley tells Agri Investor that a strong harvest and recent farmland market resilience have helped buoy sentiment among producers, echoing the findings of the latest Ag Economy Barometer from Purdue University and CME Group.

NZ Super names new head of external investments

The sovereign wealth fund has selected one of its portfolio managers to replace Fiona Mackenzie in a role that includes overseeing some ag and timber holdings.

Make or Brexit for UK ag investors

Agriculture will undergo drastic transformation once Britain leaves the EU, and investors will experience some highs and lows along the way.

Top North American pensions’ ag portfolios to surpass $1bn in Australia

The sector has only recently emerged as an investable asset class, says Rawdon Briggs, Colliers International’s new rural & agribusiness chief, with Chinese capital also waiting in the wings.

Tricky terrain: The UK farmland market

With still much to be decided about Britain’s economic future outside the EU, uncertainty is weighing on deal volume and value. But there are unexpected winners, we explain in a couple of charts.

New Jersey commits $135m to Aether vehicle

The fund of funds will seek to outperform the Bloomberg Commodity Index by at least 12 percent through a strategy focused on investments into real asset primary funds, secondaries and co-investments.

Exclusive: Milltrust mulls LatAm fund, eyes Chile portfolio

The firm, which started its Buy & Lease strategy in Australasia 18 months ago, could also look at Uruguay and Paraguay.