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Updated indictment sheds new light on Abraaj case

The document paints a picture of deceit, bribery and personal enrichment at the collapsed emerging markets firm.

Agtech investment focus shifts towards science as market scales

Describing the firm’s recent Agtech Investment Review, Finistere Ventures' Arama Kukutai tells Agri Investor he expects private equity investors to acquire leading start-ups and pursue roll-ups as the market continues to develop.

Phatisa hires Eugene Stals as CIO

The manager is currently raising its Food Fund 2, which held a first close on $125m and is targeting a final close on $300m by the middle of next year.

An IRRitating metric

Is the internal rate of return the most appropriate way of presenting investment performance?

Partners Group, Charlesbank to pay $2.4bn for the US’s largest independent baker

The two PE firms will own an equal share in Hearthside, a portfolio company of Goldman Sachs and Vestar.

Pritzker family-linked PE firm buys foodservice provider

The purchase of C.H. Guenther & Son by PPC Partners marks the debut investment for the mid-market firm affiliated with the heirs to the Hyatt Hotel fortune.

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.
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