Australia
14 Nov 2017 ABC
Brownes dairy sold to Chinese firm Shanghai Ground Food Tech
One of Western Australia's most recognised household dairy names — the 130-year-old Brownes Dairy — has been sold to a Chinese firm.
10 Nov 2017 West Australian
Australia: China secures deal for big expansion of Ord crop land
Agreements between the State Government and Chinese-owned Kimberley Agricultural Investment were reached this week, overing 7400ha at Goomig Farmlands, near Kununurra, as part of the Ord Stage 2 project
07 Nov 2017 Weekly Times
China to become biggest foreign owner of Australian farmland
According to the latest Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land, Chinese ownership of Australian farmland has increased tenfold in the past year, to 14.4 million hectares.
31 Oct 2017 NQR
Hewitt Cattle Australia secure stake in Arcadian Organic
The deal will also see the company, backed by Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board, acquire two certified organic properties owned by Arcadian covering over 30,000 ha.
04 Oct 2017 NZ Herald
NZ Super Fund takes stake in Australian beef stud
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has made its first offshore farm investment, taking a stake in Australian beef stud Palgrove for an undisclosed amount.
04 Oct 2017 ABC
Chinese investment in farmland soars as politicians urge closer eye on foreign ownership
Chinese investment in Australian farmland has risen over the past year from about 1.5 million hectares to almost 14.5 million hectares.
30 Sep 2017 Brisbane Times
China now owns 10 times the amount of Australian land it did last year
The amount of Australian farm land owned by Chinese interests has surged tenfold in the past year, climbing above 14 million hectares or 2.5 per cent of all agricultural land.
25 Sep 2017 GAI
AgCAP sells first tranche of sustainable agriculture fund assets
TIAA Global Agriculture Properties has acquired 10 of the 17 properties making up the SAF portfolio totaling 16,000 hectares across New South Wales, and Victoria.
20 Sep 2017 Beef Central
Bindaree’s Chinese investors plan to develop northern WA cattle assets
Hong Kong based investors who recently took a 51 percent stake in northern NSW export beef processor, Bindaree Beef have plans to further develop their Western Australian grazing property investments, purchased in April last year.
06 Sep 2017 The Australian
Nuveen reaps rewards of steady agricultural focus
The purchase of more Australian farms, agribusinesses and food processing plants is high on the agenda of one of the world’s biggest investment managers, the Chicago-based Nuveen.
06 Sep 2017 GAI
Hui Wing Mau, Archstone Investment buy majority of Australia’s Bindaree Beef
Australian beef processor Bindaree Beef announced it has sold a 51 percent controlling stake in the family-owned company to Hong Kong-Australian billionaire, Hui Wing Mau, and Beijing-based equity fund Archstone Investment for approximately $120 million.
28 Aug 2017 AFR
Strategy change: Qatar's Hassad taking next $80m Australian farm sell down
Hassad Food – owned by Qatar's sovereign wealth fund the Qatar Investment Authority – is selling another major portion of its Australian farmland portfolio worth about $80 million.


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