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A slew of deals in Chile highlight the opportunity in the region to trade with Asia, just as that same trade is imperilled by the cancellation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.
Carlyle managing director Taj Sidhu says the loan fits within the Credit Opportunities Fund’s focus on non-sponsored borrowers and will partially be used to support expansion targeting markets in Asia.
The vehicle secured $100m from the Vermont Pension Investment Committee and will aim to make farmland acquisitions averaging $20m across the US, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Poland, Romania and Chile.
GIIN research manager Rachel Bass says grant capital is a good match for the incubators, accelerators and de-risking mechanisms that can be pivotal in encouraging investment across sectors in frontier markets.
Reaction to the Amazon fires shows how institutional investors are assuming leadership positions in a global debate about how best to strengthen management of shared environmental resources.
Akva chief executive Hallvard Muri says the first of at least five projects resulting from the partnership will be in Chile and comes at a time of significant investor interest in land-based aquaculture.
FinDev Canada’s CIO says its focus on women’s empowerment means it will take into account female executives’ backgrounds and experience when evaluating funds
The development finance institution’s CIO says its focus on women’s economic empowerment means it will incorporate a broader view of female executives’ backgrounds and experience when evaluating funds for potential investment.
Development Finance Institute Canada makes its first direct agribusiness investment.
Gaps between populist rhetoric and political reality suggest sector pledges in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico will be difficult to implement, says Fitch.
Local advisor Wilfred Moran says the deal’s size makes it an anomaly in a timber market dominated by transactions of $20m-$25m.
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