Home Slider

slider

Why did CPPIB exit its $520m US farmland portfolio?

We canvassed the market to understand what motivated the $258bn pension's mammoth sale, which marked a turn in a strategy underpinned by what some describe as a 'very aggressive' deployment target.

Exclusive: Agri LPs paying performance fees only on outperformance

Fresh research by bfinance maps the agri manager universe at up to 90 funds with a median management fee of 1.4%.

PE-backed Evans acquires Gaytan Foods

The acquisition will enable the Chicago-based pork rind manufacturer to grow its product line and its West Coast presence.

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.

Paine Schwartz backs foodservice provider

Lyons Magnus is partly owned by members of the family that founded Wawona Packing, the fresh produce packaging company that Paine supported in May.

How to make money from conservation investments

A fresh report seeks to address the ‘disconnect’ between conservation organizations and institutional investors. Its authors told us how LPs can hope to generate returns.

Farmland REITs challenged by succession, markets

After both Farmland Partners and Gladstone Land reported earnings last week, observers are speculating on the future for each.

CPPIB exits $520m US farmland portfolio

The $258bn Canadian pension sold the chunk in a single sale during the previous quarter, in a move a source says may not reflect a decision to leave the asset class entirely.

Greensphere mulling London listing to raise up to $500m

The green infrastructure firm aims to ‘revolutionize’ the fund model by delivering returns with zero net cost while targeting assets that include sustainable agriculture.

Should farmers be paid for the data they generate?

Two board members of the Agricultural Data Coalition speak of ways farmers can monetize what they've so far been giving out for free - and what that means for the rest of the industry.