Australia
05 May 2016 Yahoo Finanzas
La fiebre por las tierras agrícolas se desplaza hacia los países ricos
La compra de tierras agrícolas en África o Asia resultó un negocio decepcionante y los inversores miran ahora hacia países ricos como Australia, Francia o Estados Unidos.
04 May 2016 AFP/France24
La ruée sur les terres agricoles se déplace vers les pays riches
La ruée sur les terres agricoles d'Afrique ou d'Asie a généré beaucoup d'espérances déçues pour les investisseurs qui ciblent désormais des horizons moins risqués, de l'Australie à la Californie en passant par la France.
03 May 2016 Bloomberg
Chinese group drops $281 million bid for Australian cattle firm
The suitors led by Shanghai Pengxin Group will instead work on a new structure for the takeover of S. Kidman & Co., while sticking with the same price tag for the 117-year-old cattle company.
02 May 2016 AFR
Largest agricultural investment under new SIV rules backs IPO Mort & Co
The largest agricultural investment under the federal government's new significant investment visa (SIV) program has been made in the $174 million float candidate Mort & Co, which owns and operates Australia's biggest independent feedlot business.
29 Apr 2016 Metro
L'Australie bloque un gigantesque achat chinois
Évoquant l’intérêt national du pays, le gouvernement australien est intervenu vendredi pour empêcher un consortium chinois d’acheter le plus vaste bien foncier privé du pays.
29 Apr 2016 AFR
S.Kidman & Co deal contrary to national interest, says Australia's Treasurer
Treasurer Scott Morrison was accused of playing politics with foreign investment after he decided to stop a Chinese-led consortium buying Australia's biggest private landholder, buying S.Kidman and Co.
23 Apr 2016 Contrepoints
Terres agricoles : la Chine en passe d’acheter 1% de l’Australie
La Chine va acheter une marque nationale australienne, l’entreprise S. Kidman and Cо, dont les terres agricoles occupent 1 % du territoire australien.
21 Apr 2016 AFR
Australians to get chance at S.Kidman & Co with new $370m deal
Australians will get a chance to own a 20 per cent stake in the country's largest landholder, S. Kidman & Co, alongside large Chinese investors, after a deal was struck this week to buy the iconic cattle business for more than $370 million.
20 Apr 2016 Reuters
Australia to defer decision on China land deal until after election
The Australian government is deferring until after an upcoming federal election a politically sensitive decision on whether to allow the sale of one of the country's biggest cattle empires, S. Kidman & Co, to a Chinese-led consortium.
20 Apr 2016 ABC
Chinese company set to purchase more than a million hectares in Western Australia
The Australian operating arm of Shanghai CRED, known as Shanghai Zenith, has agreed to purchase eight properties in the Goldfields, Kimberley and Wheatbelt for around $20 million.
19 Apr 2016 Wall Street Journal
Australia cattle empire S Kidman approves sale to China-led group
Australia’s largest pastoral cattle empire, S. Kidman and Co., has agreed to be sold to a Chinese-led consortium for 370.7 million Australian dollars (US$287.3 million), continuing a flurry of deals in the country’s agricultural sector. Earlier proposed deal was rejected by the government last year.
19 Apr 2016 Guardian
Australia’s largest landholder agrees to sell to Chinese-led consortium
Dakang Australia and Australian Rural Capital say they want to transform S Kidman and Co into a global beef brand

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