Financial investors own tracts that grow maize and soya beans in Illinois and Uruguay, almonds and cattle in Australia, and sugar beets and wheat in Poland. Some are venturing into countries with potentially volatile politics, such as Ethiopia and Ukraine.
While we welcome the Financial Times' mention of our report on TIAA’s investments in Brazil, we are disappointed that the article quotes from an email by TIAA dismissing the allegations in our report as “inaccurate and without merit” without providing grounds for such claims.
Em um esforço gigantesco, o grupo financeiro americano e seus parceiros acumularam vastas áreas agrícolas, apesar de uma tentativa do governo brasileiro em 2010 para proibir que tais negócios se efetivassem em grande escala por parte de exploradores estrangeiros.
The new division will include the firm’s global real estate, agriculture, timber, infrastructure and energy teams, as well as its subsidiaries, such as the Westchester Group Investment Management and GreenWood Resources.