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Future meat tax ‘highly probable’

An investor group vocal about environmental issues says food companies and their financial backers should use an internal ‘shadow price’ to account for future costs applied to protein production.

NZ Super’s CEO to step down

After a successful 10 years at the helm of the sovereign wealth fund, Adrian Orr is returning to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, this time as governor.

PE-backed Hydrofarm expands north of the border

Six months after receiving equity investments led by Serruya Private Equity, the California-based hydroponics wholesaler has acquired two Canadian companies.

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.

OTPP takes dive into aquaculture

The $141bn pension has bought a Canadian mussels producer after a 36-month examination of the sector, OTPP portfolio manager Stephen McLennan tells Agri Investor.

Why did CPPIB exit its $520m US farmland portfolio?

We canvassed the market to understand what motivated the $258bn pension's mammoth sale, which marked a turn in a strategy underpinned by what some describe as a 'very aggressive' deployment target.

Exclusive: Agri LPs paying performance fees only on outperformance

Fresh research by bfinance maps the agri manager universe at up to 90 funds with a median management fee of 1.4%.

New Zealand Māori fund raises $69m

More than 35 Māori groups have committed to the private equity vehicle that NZ Super helped launch as part of its Investment Hub initiative.

Cost transparency biggest LP-GP misalignment

Clearer free structures are more important for LPs than a reduction in fees, research from State Street has revealed.

LPs: How to make a start in agri

Venturing into new asset classes can be daunting for the wisest investor, but a global and diversified model can help reduce the risk, writes Peter Roney, CIO of Aqueduct Investment Partners.