• Argentine farm sales raise questions of land speculation by Soros
    • CorpWatch
    • 16 January 2013

    Hedge fund billionaire George Soros made a fortune betting against the British pound in 1992 and was accused of doing the same against the Thai baht and the Malaysian ringitt in 1997. Today Soros is making a killing buying and selling farmland in South America.

  • Soros-backed Adecoagro takes land gains to $132m
    • Agrimoney
    • 04 January 2013

    Adecoagro realised more of the substantial gains within its 283,000-hectare landbank by selling one of its Argentine farms in a deal valuing it at 11 times the purchase price a decade ago.

  • Adecoagro data raise fears over Argentine farmland
    • Agrimoney
    • 14 November 2012

    Adecoagro, the South American farm operator backed by George Soros and Dwight Anderson, said that growth in the value of its huge land portfolio slowed to 5.6%, fuelling concerns over the impact of Argentine curbs on foreign investors.

  • Soros-backed Adecoagro sells farm at 14 times cost
    • Agrimoney
    • 15 August 2012

    Adecoagro, which owns nearly 300,000 hectares of land in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, said it had sold its San Jose site for $1,212 per hectare, compared with a purchase price of $85 per hectare in 2002.

  • Soros-backed farms ripe for bid at 36% discount: Real M&A
    • Bloomberg
    • 14 June 2012

    Adecoagro, the agricultural company that counts George Soros as its biggest investor, is giving potential buyers the chance to get a hold of farms in Brazil and Argentina at a 36 percent discount to its net assets.

  • Latin America: The fat of the land
    • IPE
    • 03 January 2012

    Fertile soil and good water supply – but lagging development – present a compelling opportunity for agriculture investors, finds Stephanie Schwartz-Driver

  • Argentina: el millonario George Soros compró tierras en zona productiva de Bandera y Los Juríes
    • El Liberal
    • 23 December 2011

    Lo hizo a través del fondo de inversión Adecoagro, que cuenta con emprendimientos agrícolas y agroindustriales en prácticamente toda Sudamérica. En Santiago del Estero ya tenía campos en el departamento Belgrano, donde produce oleaginosas y cereales. El valor de la hectárea en esa zona ronda los 7 mil dólares.

  • Argentina fences off land to foreign buyers
    • Wall Street Journal
    • 23 December 2011

    Argentina has joined a handful of other big farming nations such as Brazil that have taken steps to limit foreign ownership of what their governments consider precious resources: farmland.

  • Adecoagro captures gains from land transformation
    • Adecoagro
    • 01 December 2011

    Adecoagro announced today that on November 30, 2011, it completed the sale of "La Alegria" farm, located in General Villegas, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, for a total price of $13.7 million.

  • Soros’s Adecoagro drops Argentine dam on environmental dispute
    • Bloomberg
    • 15 September 2011

    Adecoagro SA, the South American farm venture backed by billionaire George Soros, pulled out of a project to build a dam and grow rice in Argentina after the government said the development may harm the environment.

  • 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.

  • Soros sigue comprando tierras en la Argentina
    • Clarín
    • 20 August 2011

    Su firma Adecoagro sumó un campo en Santiago

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