Home Own-and-operate


Martin Davies, head of farmland investment for BNY Mellon-owned Insight, is leaving the global investment manager next month.
The New Zealand dairy fund manager is expecting to close on just over NZ$200m, concluding four years of fundraising.
Louisa Burwood-Taylor, Editor, Agri Investor
Family office capital can provide an important stepping stone for agri investment projects, particularly in the start-up phase, ahead of an institutional build-out.
The emerging markets manager's Southern Hemisphere-focused fund will put an emphasis on operating profits and efficiency, according to private equity head Vishaal Shah.
Australian Pastoral Fund has implemented a strategy that enables it to produce sustainable returns throughout the year, according to Penny Hayes, chief executive and Alan Hayes, executive chairman.
At least three investment firms are offering exposure to the herb as M&A volumes increase, according to PwC.
Phoenix Africa Development's 'Lion Mountains' project is raising $1.5m to start farming a small plot of land, a pilot phase it hopes will help raise further funding for the $22m project.
Caribbean Sustainable Agriculture is targeting a $10m close by the end of July in an offering that promises investors to return 8% after four years.
Cibus Farmland Club wants to raise between €50 million and €100 million over the next two years and will supervise the improvement of leased-out land in the country.
Nasdaq exchange
The Washington-based farm buyer and operator was hoping to raise $48m from a public listing on the NASDAQ platform.

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