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Farm Dog, an agtech company offering sensors and data analytics, is seeking seed funding to develop its business aimed at selling cheaper equipment to small farms to fill a gap in the market.
The aquaponics company aims to target private individuals and family offices in its Series B round.
Berry Polmann and Gaia Arnaboldi have left Swiss fund of funds house Adveq where they were executive directors of real assets and leading the firm’s agriculture investment effort.
New laws and regulations emanating from Brussels over the past few years have had mixed effects on the private equity and venture capital industry, writes law firm King & Wood Mallesons in its latest Private Equity Comment.
Paul Vine, partner in the Amsterdam office of global legal practice at Norton Rose Fulbright, looks at the history of the Common Agriculture Policy and provides some thoughts on new policy's impact on agricultural investment.
Domaine Chanzy is raising £1.9m and will list the IPO on Seedrs, the UK fundraising platform, in a first for the industry.
Meneba Beheer, a Dutch flour business and former portfolio company of CVC and Bencis, has been charged by the Dutch regulator for price fixing. Both private equity firms face fines as a result.
In the wake of EU approval of the Juncker Investment Plan last week, Copa-Cogeca has written to the EU Commission president calling for the infrastructure scheme to include investment into the agri sector.
UB Nordic Forest Management, the forestry management arm of the investment bank, is close to fully deploying Fund I with its latest acquisition.
Italian venture capital firm Programma 101 led the investment round of agtech start up Cortilia.

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