With commitments from four new investors – among them AXA and KBC – the impact investor has raised a total of $140m for its agRIF fund.
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The impact investing firm has purchased an $8m stake in agricultural logistics and financing provider Sohan Lal, with plans to help the Indian company expand its loans offerings to smallholder farmers.
The debt investment backs the expansion of ETC Agro Processing India Private Limited’s pulses milling operations in Kolkata, India.
Sathguru Management Consultants has announced plans to raise a $100 million accelerator fund to support early-stage ventures leveraging technology to address food, nutrition and agricultural issues in India.
Sami Khan has joined Rabo Equity Advisors, an India-focused private equity fund sponsored by Rabobank.
Hygiena has agreed to acquire the assets of DuPont Diagnostics, the global science company’s food safety diagnostics business, for an undisclosed sum.
The fund will invest in 10-12 companies selected from over 40 sub-sectors in the agri and food value chain, with an average investment of $15 million.
MOPE referred to Dairy Classic as one of the “fastest-growing” ice cream brands in India.
A 78 percent fall in deal value and 59 percent decline in the number of deals is due in large part to declines in food tech and online grocery deals.
Credit Suisse Private Fund Group director Connor O’Keeffe and associate Henry Watson explore the trends surrounding Indian agribusiness, in this extract from our new book on investing in agriculture.