Goldman clients are giving Cadre $250 million to pour into commercial real estate
    An online real estate platform co-founded by Jared Kushner and financed by Goldman Sachs says it will expand into farmland deals.
    • Tech Crunch
    • 10 January 2018
    Karuturi Global promoters increase pledge as problems continue
    The promoters of Karuturi Global have been forced to increase their pledge towards the lenders by as much as 58% even as the company is trying to stabilise their operations in Ethiopia
    • Business Standard
    • 14 August 2013
    Smithfield Foods – Shuanghui International: The biggest Chinese acquisition that isn't
    A Chinese company isn’t buying Smithfield. A shell company based in Cayman Islands is. Instead of a story about “China buying up the world”, this turns out to be a story of a precarious leveraged buyout deal by some large global private equity firms looking to borrow their way to a fortune.
    • Caijing
    • 03 June 2013
    El monopoly de tierras
    Relatos por la Soberanía Alimentaria en Radio Euskadi, 13 de septiembre de 2012
    • Palabre-ando
    • 13 September 2012
    Goldman Sachs: el negocio de hambrear
    Un nuevo negocio, también hambreador, ha salido al escenario. Comprar las mejores tierras fértiles para exigirles (hasta su agotamiento) la producción de biomasa.
    • Palabre-ando
    • 10 April 2012
    Le Guatemala sous la coupe de l'agrobusiness
    Au Guatemala, le marché de l'huile de palme est détenu par cinq familles. Et l'un de ces geants guatélmaltèques, Palma del Ixcán, est une filiale de la comagnie texane Green Earth Fuels, controlée par les fonds d'investissement Goldman Sachs et Carlyle
    • Le Monde
    • 03 June 2011
    Upside for agribusiness investment is promising
    News that the Russian government is working with Goldman Sachs to set up a $10 billion private equity fund, part of which will be allocated to agribusiness, underscores that Russian agriculture is again on investors’ minds.
    • Moscow Times
    • 06 April 2011
    Global land grabbing: Eroding food sovereignty
    Land deals, whether as direct purchases or long-term leases, are being brokered in poor countries by advanced capitalist countries and their TNCs
    • PAN AP
    • 14 January 2011
    Investment bankers with wings: Making a killing
    Unfortunately, the US Senate inquiry into Goldman Sach's alleged malfeasance is unlikely to question why the company in 2008 decided to acquire ten intensive poultry farms in China's Hunan and Fujian provinces for $300 million.
    • Huffington Post
    • 04 May 2010
    Tea farmers struggle for survival in fields of gold
    Commodity experts such as Goldman Sachs's Currie believe that land-grabbing is a good thing. He argues it will lead to more investment in agriculture. But others worry that the phenomenon will see farmers thrown off their land as more powerful forces move in.
    • The Observer
    • 08 November 2009
    Developed countries face threat of soaring prices and food shortages
    Goldman Sachs' welcoming outlook on landgrab deals will be scrutinised because banks were criticised by some for fuelling speculation in commodities last year.
    • The Guardian
    • 01 November 2009
    Foreign investors snap up African farmland
    Because of the political sensitivity of the modern-day land grab, it is often only the country's head of state who knows the details. Der Spiegel investigates.
    • Der Spiegel
    • 30 July 2009
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