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The US-based asset management firm that handles the assets of the Kattegat Trust, a charitable trust, has bought a farm in Romania and is due to complete on a second.
The SLM Australia Livestock Fund is negotiating an A$20m - A$30m debt and equity deal with an undisclosed institutional investor.
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.
Classifying agri-investments is one of the main challenges for institutional investors considering the asset class for the first time.
Large investors are increasingly interested in own-and-operate strategies, according to placement agents.
The opportunities and risks associated with farmland investing across the world vary, according to Mintridge International.
How providers and managers of private capital are approaching agri – in terms of allocation and investment strategy, as well as capital formation – varies greatly. That’s one of a number of themes touched on in this complimentary compendium of global agri-investment developments.
The firm aims to hold a ‘one-and-done’ $400m close by Q3 and deploy the Southeast Australian dairy farm fund within 18 months.
The JV between the Russian and UK firms has started talking to institutional investors and is raising capital for Eastern European Union investments.
Fund II will open up investment to new parts of the Eastern European region and offer a shorter investment period.

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