US private equity firm Paine & Partners expanded its farm and agribusiness holdings on Wednesday with the acquisition of a leading European Union agricultural producer, Spearhead International Ltd, for an undisclosed amount.
"The core of the protest is about preventing the sale of Polish agricultural land that might happen from 2016 if the current law continues. This will expose Polish land to be bought by foreign buyers and will threaten small farmers."
The three parties expressed their intention to strengthen the co-operation in the field of reshaping and draining agricultural land belonging to Rabo Farm in the Zulawy delta in the North of Poland, close to Gdansk.
A consortium of Saudi groups - comprising dairy giant Almarai, grain importer Al Rajhi and Salic, the agriculture arm of the country's sovereign wealth fund - agreed to pay US $92mn to acquire Continental Farmers Group located in northern Poland and western Ukraine
Nouvel épisode à rebondissement pour Charles Beigbeder. L'homme d'affaires a annoncé, vendredi 3 mai, qu'il associait ses fermes en Ukraine à celles de son concurrent Harmelia, contrôlé par un fonds américain, le texan SigmaBleyzer.
Kinnevik, the investment group which is the biggest investor in Black Earth Farming, revealed that it is to sell its Polish farm to cash in on gains in land prices, and bankroll "other opportunities in emerging markets further east".
A consortium of Saudi groups - comprising dairy giant Almarai, grain importer Al Rajhi and Salic, the agriculture arm of the country's Public Investment Fund sovereign wealth fund – buys Continental Farmers Group, which has large farming operations in Poland and the Ukraine.