Australia: Investors pile in for a stake in our biggest beef company
    US-based Washington State Investment Board has committed another $A350 million to Queensland-based farm investor Laguna Bay Pastoral Company.
    • Queensland Country Life
    • 02 Mar 2022
    Australian Agricultural Company, the other landholder taken by foreign investors
    Joe Lewis, the owner of football team Tottenham Hotspur, is the ultimate owner of the AA Trust, which has just converted 59 of 160 Convertible Notes into fully paid ordinary shares in AACo.
    • AFR
    • 30 Oct 2016
    Indigenous land deal to share cattle profits
    A landmark agreement in the Kimberley is close to being sealed in which Australia's largest cattle corporation will lease vast tracts of land from their Aboriginal owners in return for providing jobs, training and a share of profits in the cattle business.
    • The Australian
    • 16 Jul 2012
    Dick buys AAco shares to 'get in debate'
    Outspoken entrepreneur and aviator Dick Smith has bought $1 million worth of shares in Australian Agricultural Co (AAco) - Australia's second-largest landholder - because he doesn't want to sound hypocritical when he campaigns against foreign ownership of farms.
    • Stock & Land
    • 16 Jul 2012
    The changing face of agricultural business
    "We want to make agriculture sexy," says the head of Macquaraie's Retail Agribuiness operation.
    • Farm Weekly
    • 30 Dec 2010
    Pastoral holdings remain a family affair
    Fears that faceless corporations and international investors would become the new barons of the Australian bush have proved to be unfounded
    • The Australian
    • 30 Oct 2010
    Foreign investors eye rural targets
    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.
    • The Australian
    • 24 Apr 2009
    Iffco's investment Down Under shows vision
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    • 19 Apr 2009

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