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Agro Nica Holdings will launch a $40m institutional fundraise next month after recently completing an early round from family office capital.
The Peru-based energy company is looking for private capital to shore up its bio-fuel business.
Jacob Robbins, the former managing director of global sweeteners at Coca Cola, plans to establish projects across Asia, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, predominantly in bioenergy crops.
The diversified Latin American fund has $35m in soft commitments from family offices and is now being marketed to institutions as it works towards a $300m target.
Emerging markets-focused debt fund manager Cordiant makes its 26th agri-related investment with $100 million financing.
Latin America-focused Aqua Capital will invest in mid-market agribusiness and food companies in Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and other South American countries.
New York-based Arlon Group and its subsidiaries focus primarily on investments in the food and agriculture industries.
The Netherlands agribusiness stalwart named Gregory Hutton as executive director. He will be based in New York.
UCG Investments has announced the first close of its latest private equity fund after a six-week fundraising period. The fund will target infrastructure and energy as well as agriculture, forestry and real estate – mainly in Uruguay, Peru and Colombia.
The Toronto-based asset manager attracted $330m for its first private investment fund focused exclusively on agricultural land. The Brookfield Brazil 'AgriLand' Fund aims to make money by buying up pasture lands in Brazil and converting them to crops.

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