• Unifrutti Group acquires Oranfrizer, Italy’s main producer of blood oranges, with capital from the Carlyle Group
    • Carlyle Group
    • 02 November 2020

    Direct ownership of the land located in different climatic regions of the world enables the Unifrutti to produce and distribute fresh fruit that is always in season to all markets.

  • Private equity plows into new territory with move to agribusiness
    • Pensions & Investments
    • 07 September 2015

    Private equity and venture capital firms are going down to the farm, moving into the agribusiness and agriculture technology sectors in a big way.

  • Global funds for African farmers
    • Africa Report
    • 22 July 2014

    In making 2014 the 'Year of Agriculture' [sic!], the African Union has concentrated its focus on private-sector investment and public-private partnerships to drive the sector. Private equity financiers, funds and investors are answering the call.

  • $210m investment to support rice, barley growth
    • Daily Monitor
    • 23 November 2012

    Part of the $210 million that the Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund and the Carlyle Group will invest in the Export Trading Group will be invested in Mbeya rice farms In Tanzania, where the group would cultivate rice and barley.

  • Carlyle Group to make Africa investment
    • Wall Street Journal
    • 13 November 2012

    Carlyle is part of a small group of investors that will inject $210 million into Export Trading Group, a Tanzania-based agricultural company that controls at least 60,000 hectares of farmland in Africa.

  • Study on private equity in agribusiness in Southern Africa
    • USAID
    • 03 May 2012

    The overall objective of this report is to identify potential interventions to enhance the capacity of newly created private equity funds in agriculture and/or agribusiness in Africa, especially the stimulation of technical assistance to agricultural value chains.

  • Le Guatemala sous la coupe de l'agrobusiness
    • Le Monde
    • 03 June 2011

    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

  • What price NZ? Land bid tests limits
    • NZ Herald
    • 27 May 2011

    Last week, bids closed for an 83% stake in Fonterra's biggest supplier, Dairy Holdings, which oversees 72 South Island farms. Bidders reportedly include Chinese dairy giant Bright Dairy, a pastoral fund owned by Australian investment bank Macquarie Group, British private equity firm Terra Firma. US private equity firm Carlyle Group and the Harvard Endowment Fund.

  • Send a letter calling on the financial backers of Agilis Partners to stop the land grabs and human rights violations against the Kiryandongo community in Uganda
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