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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.

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.

Exclusive: Craigmore targets US investors as it considers new structure for 2018

The $550m New Zealand-focused manager has appointed a family office and institutional investor specialist as strategic advisor to help expand its LP base. We spoke with chairman Nick Tapp to find out more.

Top North American pensions’ ag portfolios to surpass $1bn in Australia

The sector has only recently emerged as an investable asset class, says Rawdon Briggs, Colliers International’s new rural & agribusiness chief, with Chinese capital also waiting in the wings.

‘Record number’ of NZ dairy farms expected to hit market

Aging farmers, difficult climatic conditions and an increase in compliance issues are among the factors that will nourish dealflow, research suggests.

Ag veteran plans open-ended fund at Insight

Former Aquila Capital managing partner Detlef Schoen tells Agri Investor that his new role as head of real assets for Insight Investment will focus on the creation of an open-ended, diversified agriculture vehicle.

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.

Fonterra buys 10% stake in Lithuania’s largest dairy business

The New Zealand co-operative's €7m capital injection will provide Rokiskio with funds for a tech upgrade and international expansion.

NZ Super: Hunting for bigger direct deals

In the second of a series, we zoom in on the Maōri investment fund, a private equity vehicle the SWF will partner with as part of its Investment Hub.

NZ Super’s Goodwin: Plenty of fish in the NZ market

Through its recent Investment Hub initiative, the sovereign wealth fund will not simply look for opportunities, it will look to create them by helping to strengthen New Zealand’s economic environment.