• Investors make land bets as agriculture play
    • Market Watch
    • 13 September 2011

    Agrifirma, a private investment company backed by financier Lord Rothschild, transferred around half of its assets to a new joint venture with Brazilian private equity firm BRZ Investimentos.

  • Agrifirma looks abroad after $80m Brazil tie-up
    • Agrimoney
    • 05 September 2011

    Agrifirma Brazil, the well-connected farmland investment company, is investigating opportunities outside South America after placing most of its Brazilian agriculture operations into a joint venture with private equity heavyweight.

  • The Cerrado: Brazil’s other biodiverse region loses ground
    • Yale e360
    • 14 April 2011

    While Brazil touts its efforts to slow destruction of the Amazon, another biodiverse region of the country is being cleared for large-scale farming. But unlike the heralded rainforest it borders, the loss of the cerrado and its rich tropical savanna so far has failed to attract much notice.

  • Brazilian farmland group set for HK listing
    • Financial Times
    • 18 July 2010

    A farmland development group backed by Jacob Rothschild is to become the first Brazilian company to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange

  • Financiers scent food-security deals
    • Financial Times
    • 17 August 2009

    As financiers seek to diversify their fee bases, investment banks are scenting an opportunity in Gulf states’ eagerness to secure long-term food supplies in the form of agricultural investment deals.

  • Le Maurice s'apprête à acheter des terres agricoles de première qualité au Mozambique
    • Reuters
    • 15 August 2009

    Le Maurice prendra possession du bail de 20 000 ha de terres mozambicaines avant de les sous-louer à des investisseurs.

  • Gulf risks animosity with land grab deals
    • Reuters
    • 13 August 2009

    Gulf states buying farmland in developing nations for food security face the risk of damaging their reputation as international investors as the deals are seen as land grabs, a Rothschild executive said yesterday.

  • David Stevenson: Farmland looks dirt cheap
    • Financial Times
    • 24 July 2009

    While everyone from the Rothschild’s – via the Agrifirma Brazil fund, run with Jim Slater – through to Nicola Horlick and UBS are snapping up farmland in Brazil, I’m fascinated by another niche: Canada and New Zealand.

  • Offshore farms for gulf food self-sufficiency hampered by hungry masses
    • The National
    • 15 July 2009

    Rothschild has recently formed a co-operation agreement with Rabobank, a leading global food and agricultural bank. The agreement covers co-operation for mergers and acquisitions and the equity capital market across a number of sectors including farm inputs and equipment, farm-based commodities, primary food processing, food processing and beverages.

  • Some large investors views on farmland
    • Ag Capita
    • 26 June 2009

    Soros recently became the largest shareholder in Adecoagro one of the leading agribusiness companies in South America whose main activities are the production of grains, rice, oilseed, dairy products, sugar, ethanol, coffee, cotton and cattle meat.

  • Betting the farm
    • Fortune/CNN
    • 10 June 2009

    As world population expands, the demand for arable land should soar. At least that's what George Soros, Lord Rothschild, and other investors believe.

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