La ruée sur les terres agricoles d'Afrique ou d'Asie a généré beaucoup d'espérances déçues pour les investisseurs qui ciblent désormais des horizons moins risqués, de l'Australie à la Californie en passant par la France.
The largest agricultural investment under the federal government's new significant investment visa (SIV) program has been made in the $174 million float candidate Mort & Co, which owns and operates Australia's biggest independent feedlot business.
Treasurer Scott Morrison was accused of playing politics with foreign investment after he decided to stop a Chinese-led consortium buying Australia's biggest private landholder, buying S.Kidman and Co.
Australians will get a chance to own a 20 per cent stake in the country's largest landholder, S. Kidman & Co, alongside large Chinese investors, after a deal was struck this week to buy the iconic cattle business for more than $370 million.
The Australian government is deferring until after an upcoming federal election a politically sensitive decision on whether to allow the sale of one of the country's biggest cattle empires, S. Kidman & Co, to a Chinese-led consortium.
Australia’s largest pastoral cattle empire, S. Kidman and Co., has agreed to be sold to a Chinese-led consortium for 370.7 million Australian dollars (US$287.3 million), continuing a flurry of deals in the country’s agricultural sector. Earlier proposed deal was rejected by the government last year.