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Vintage Wine Estates acquires California vineyard

Chief executive Pat Roney says plans for the property include replanting its vineyard acres, residential development of certain parcels and consolidation with other of the firm’s wineries to utilize currently unused winemaking capacity.

Hamilton Lane: Alpha search drives ag/infra convergence

Managing director Brent Burnett says branching out into 'farm-to-market' infrastructure has proved attractive for managers of both agriculture and infrastructure-focused funds.

Partnership looks at impact of organic conversion on farmland values

Farmland service provider Peoples Company and data firm Mercaris will work with producers and other industry contacts to produce a study on organic farmland as an asset class.

Exclusive: OTPP acquires Washington orchard

Dale Burgess, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan's head of infrastructure and natural resources, tells Agri Investor that Broetje Orchards is a natural fit for the C$194bn pension’s ag strategy.

AMERRA company teams with Abu Dhabi SWF in double aquaculture deal

Andromeda and Mubadala have secured majority stakes in Nireus Aquaculture and Selonda Aquaculture from a consortium of Greek banks.

California poultry business secures $40m in private credit

Great Rock Capital and GemCap Solutions have extended loans to Zacky & Sons, a Fresno-headquartered poultry provider. The former's chief executive tells Agri Investor why he likes the ag sector while other lenders don't.

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.

Pensions turn to operating strategies as endowments get hungry for land

Wary of a disconnect between land prices and income, institutional investors are 'hesitant' to go into traditional farmland, Hamilton Lane's Brent Burnett tells Agri Investor.

EBRD mulls $40m loan for Ukraine’s Nibulon

The development bank is considering a cash infusion to finance an infrastructure upgrade at the country’s largest grain trader, a project estimated to cost $140m.

How Agriculture Capital attracted public pensions

In the first installment of a two-part interview, we look at the challenges the firm had to overcome to get institutional investors to commit to its $548m second fund.

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