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  • Food profits to rise: Macquarie
    • Financial Standard
    • 19 May 2011

    Macquarie Agricultural Funds Management owns 31,500sq km of Australian grazing land on which it runs cattle and sheep.

  • The changing face of agricultural business
    • Farm Weekly
    • 30 Dec 2010

    "We want to make agriculture sexy," says the head of Macquaraie's Retail Agribuiness operation.

  • South America tops farmland investors' wish-list
    • Reuters
    • 10 Nov 2010

    Private equity and fund managers name South America a top place to buy, lease and manage agricultural lands for profit.

  • Pastoral holdings remain a family affair
    • The Australian
    • 30 Oct 2010

    Fears that faceless corporations and international investors would become the new barons of the Australian bush have proved to be unfounded

  • Investors seeing farmland as safer bet than stocks
    • LA Times
    • 19 Sep 2010

    Wary of fluctuations on Wall Street, more wealthy Americans, private funds and foreigners are putting money into parcels of cornfields, fruit orchards and other US agricultural products.

  • Macquarie seeks crop land
    • Stock & Land
    • 16 Aug 2010

    Macquarie Group's agricultural division has launched a new cropping fund that will buy large-scale grain properties in Australia and Brazil.

  • Macquarie Agricultural Fund to own Brazil Soybean, grain farm
    • Bloomberg
    • 06 May 2010

    Macquarie Group Ltd. plans to own and run 500,000 acres of soybean and grain farms in Brazil over the next three years

  • Macquarie interest in grain business elevated
    • Stock & Land
    • 19 Mar 2010

    Macquarie Agricultural Funds Management has started up the Macquarie Crop Fund to "acquire or lease grain and oilseed properties located in geographically diverse regions of Australia and Brazil".

  • Agricultural funds reap a rich harvest
    • Wealth Bulletin
    • 24 Dec 2009

    Agricultural funds made 9.5% last year, according to data provider BarclayHedge, while almost every other investment opportunity lost money.

  • Food security fears drive fund farm investments
    • Reuters
    • 02 Jul 2009

    The emergence of the farmland asset class is not without pitfalls with the provision of food always highly political and a tentative global economic recovery potentially threatened by the H1N1 flu pandemic, fund managers said.

  • Flow of investment dollars to farms seen growing
    • Reuters
    • 23 Jun 2009

    From Kansas to Kenya, investment opportunities in a range of global farm-related ventures are increasingly drawing capital to what many players and analysts see as the early days of a burgeoning bull market in agriculture.

  • More on African land deals
    • Global Dashboard
    • 13 May 2009

    More important is for Africa to realise its own potential for food production, which would in the long-term negate the need for these deals.

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