Ukraine

BMI: Saudi Arabia Agribusiness Report (Apr-13)

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

Terres agricoles : la ruée vers l'Est et ses ratés

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.

Saudi extends foreign land spree with CFG takeover

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.

Patient for profits

US-based Aslan Global Management, a leader in the "patient capital" movement, manages more than 12,000 hectares of farmland in Ukraine and Mozambique on long-term lease and just entered into a 99-year lease for 45,000 hectares in Tanzania.

EBRD invests in Ukrainian sugar beet sector

The proceeds of the investment will be used to install sugar beet processing equipment and to further develop sugar beet growing operations in the region, through a joint venture with Continental Farming Group.