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Butterfly adds farm-to-table chain to sustainability portfolio

Modern Market hopes to funnel demand toward sustainable farmers, ranchers and suppliers as it adds to its 28 US locations, its co-chief executive tells Agri Investor.

Redefining investor relations

More is being demanded from investor relations professionals, so they need to make sure they have the skillset to match, writes Richard Harland, managing director at SEI.

Canada invests $5m in PE-backed irrigation tech company

Hortau is also sponsored by Avrio Ventures and Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins, a subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada.

Private equity funds under Trump: one year on

Foley & Lardner partners Greg Husisian and Todd Boudreau, and associate Kevin McNiff, analyze where the US administration has left the industry.

Former Paine Schwartz director goes to Terra Firma

David Browne joins among a number of high-profile hires as the firm prepares to raise its first buyout fund in a decade.

Ex-High Liner CEO to head Bregal-backed Blue Harvest

The seafood company was launched three years ago, with US buyout firm Bregal Partners acting as sponsor.

ADM Capital pours $9.4m into Kazakh dairy

The Hong Kong-based firm, which bills itself as the most active PE investor in the Central Asian nation, will acquire a controlling stake in Aina Dairy Farm.

Sofiprotéol raises €100m from new and existing investors

Arkéa and Groupama are among those that helped the French agri investment firm raise its equity capital to €440m.

LPs warm to fundless co-investments

One-third of limited partners are willing to pay for deals where they are not an existing fund investor, according to a survey by Asante Capital Group.

Agri has become overwhelmingly private

Nearly 90% of assets held by funds are now unlisted, with the notable entry of sovereign wealth funds targeting the entire value chain.

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