Home Featured

featured

NMSIC advised to move away from ag funds, focus on co-investments

Townsend is calling on the endowment – an LP in ag vehicles run by Brookfield, Agriculture Capital and others – to turn its attention to 'unique situations' such as secondaries.

Blue Sky’s new MD: ‘Our LPs probably understand our business better than our shareholders’

In an interview with Agri Investor, interim managing director Kim Morison said Robert Shand’s decision to step down was a mutual one between himself and the board.

Shrinking US farmer capital creates ‘evident’ opportunity for institutions

University of Illinois' Bruce Sherrick reckons 'the neighbors are running out of money' in the Midwest.

EXEO partners Norfund to inject $17m into African flower grower

The firm is betting on consolidation of the global horticulture market with the second deal of its follow-on fund, which it is currently raising.

Blue Sky MD resigns as share price continues to slide

The Brisbane-headquartered asset manager has made multiple changes to its board as Kim Morison steps up to interim managing director.

European, North American LPs push Gunn’s cattle fund to final close

Two execs at the firm, which hopes to reach A$200m in AUM upon full deployment, say Canadian pensions are entering Australia ‘en masse and in a simultaneous fashion.’

Paine Schwartz adds ex-Monsanto exec as operating director

Rick Greubel joins the food and agribusiness-focused firm while it continues to develop its $300m-$400m earlier-stage vehicle.

Exclusive: AGR backs South Carolina peach grower

Chief executive Ejnar Knudsen says the TIAA affiliate plans to entice regional peach and vegetable growers to Titan Farms’ processing facility to leverage the company’s advantageous location.

Specialty coffee ripe for a shot of capital

The owner of Brazil’s largest biodynamic farm tells us the industry is failing to catch up with demand because of a lack of financing.

Partners Group, Charlesbank to pay $2.4bn for the US’s largest independent baker

The two PE firms will own an equal share in Hearthside, a portfolio company of Goldman Sachs and Vestar.

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination