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Vintage Wine Estates adds AGR exec as COO

Jeff Nicholson’s previous experience is focused on logistics in the pet supply industry.

Private equity gets thirsty for ‘ultra-luxury’ wines

TSG-backed Duckhorn Wine is the latest portfolio company to seal a high-profile acquisition in a sector dominated by families.

The US’s most productive farmland is shrinking

Tracts of agricultural land are being lost to urban development, says the American Farmland Trust. We canvassed the market to understand what investors can gain from targeting assets covered by conservation easements.

LandFund reaches $12m first close amid institutional run towards the Mississippi River Valley

A broker active in the region that is LandFund’s focus tells Agri Investor high-quality farmland there is current priced at between $5,500 and $6,000 per acre.

Exclusive: AGR backs South Carolina peach grower

Chief executive Ejnar Knudsen says the TIAA affiliate plans to entice regional peach and vegetable growers to Titan Farms’ processing facility to leverage the company’s advantageous location.

Westchester hires Romania director

After stints with Spearhead International and Cargill, Greta Lupu joins Westchester in a country identified as a target market for the TIAA European Farmland Fund.

AGR part of $75m investment in California wine company

Vintage Wine Estates chief executive expects partnership with AGR will mean greater access to grapes owned by Westchester.

Exclusive: Westchester makes 50,000-acre Mississippi land purchase

The TIAA affiliate has bought a portfolio from Gaylon Lawrence Jr, a Nashville-based investor with holdings that include regional banks, an air conditioning company and farmland assets estimated at 180,000 acres, sources told Agri Investor.

Exclusive: Investor appetite for Mississippi River Delta drives $5m to LandFund fourth fund

Founder John Farris tells Agri Investor the vehicle, which targets $30m, will offer annual returns of about 11% through a value-add strategy that could include organic conversions.

TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture II raises further $13.4m

TIAA-CREF's second agriculture vehicle has raised over $1.7bn to date, reaching nearly 70% of its target.

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