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Redefining investor relations

More is being demanded from investor relations professionals, so they need to make sure they have the skillset to match, writes Richard Harland, managing director at SEI.

Ecotierra launches $50m sustainability fund, eyes Q1 2018 close

The agroforestry developer has partnered Quebec’s Fondaction and France's Mirova to target projects aimed at mitigating deforestation and land degradation in Latin America.

‘We raised in spite of the macro, not because of the macro’

Aqua Capital managing partner Sebastian Popik tells Agri Investor how a 'tsunami' of political and economic turmoil in Brazil impacted the firm's recent fundraising efforts.

Victus: Transforming African agri, empowering women

Bo Masole and Zee de Gersigny, co-founders of Victus Global Capital, talk to Agri Investor about their vision behind the impact investment firm and the $50m agri fund they’re raising.

Planfarm, Seabourn target A$250m for WA agri fund

The Western Australian Farm Investment Fund will focus on WA grain assets that will be sourced and managed by Planfarm.

Incofin raises additional $27m for agri fund

With commitments from four new investors – among them AXA and KBC – the impact investor has raised a total of $140m for its agRIF fund.

NFF, Spar Capital seek A$500m for Aussie agri fund

The National Farmers’ Federation and the boutique investment firm have already committed A$121m of the fund’s capital and expect a first close end of June.

Tillridge fund halfway to $750m target

The NGP Capital-spin out has raised just over half of its $750 million target on its second fund, according to a recent SEC filing.

Ag industry primed for private debt

At ACG New York’s monthly luncheon in Manhattan on Thursday, speakers identified debt funds as both the fastest growing and most sought after vehicles by institutional capital.

PE fundraising continued uptick in 2016

The 10 largest fund closes last year raised $92bn, surpassing the $86bn in 2015 and showing the asset class continues to attract capital in a low-growth environment.

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