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  • Des terres convoitées par les Américains
    • Radio Canada
    • 19 Aug 2009

    Une filiale américaine de la Financière Manuvie qui a récemment fait une percée au Québec en achetant des terres agricoles totalisant 450 hectares dans les Bois-Francs affirme qu'elle est venue au Canada avec la ferme intention d'y rester et d'y prendre de l'expansion.

  • Cheap Canadian farmland lures foreign buyers
    • Mail and Globe
    • 19 Aug 2009

    Hancock Agricultural Investment Group, a Boston-based unit of Toronto's Manulife Financial Corp., decided its first Canadian purchase would be an 1,100-acre (450-hectare) patch of land that it called "one of the most highly productive properties in the industry." The company will not disclose how much it paid, or even the exact location of the farm. But president Jeff Conrad said the company is in Canada to stay, and the fund plans to seek more land.

  • Leading experts to speak at Global AgInvesting 2009 conference in New York
    • Soyatech
    • 11 May 2009

    Aimed at public and private market investors, this conference will explore opportunities for global investments in agricultural lands, commodities and infrastructure in North and South America, Australia, China, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Foreign investors eye rural targets
    • The Australian
    • 24 Apr 2009

    The debate over foreign investment is set to expand from the mining industry to agriculture as overseas investors pour billions of dollars into Australian rural properties considered by some to be strategic national assets.

  • All about investing in agricultural land
    • Farms.com
    • 15 Sep 2008

    As with timberland, while direct ownership and management (i.e., being a farmer), is a possibility, such a route is similarly fraught with difficulties. One of the most significant of these is the issue of diversification in the farmland itself - especially with a single investment. A well-diversified holding of farmland (row crop, permanent crop, pasture and even timber) will, therefore, not only require a significant investment, but may also involve land holdings in a number of different locations.

  • Financializing Food: Schroders Closes One Fund, Launches New as Speculative Money Continues to Flood into Commodity Funds
    • Indonesia Investmenet Coordinating Board
    • 08 Jul 2008

    Gobal fund manager Schroders is launching an Agricultural Land Fund, only months after closing its USD 6 billion Alternative Solutions Agriculture Fund due to excessive investor demand.

  • Nonprofits eye farmland investments
    • FEMM
    • 19 Jun 2008

    The cooling domestic equity and bond markets has prompted endowments and foundations to give niche alternatives, such as farmland, a closer look.

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