• Orange County redeems investment from UBS AgriVest Farmland Fund
    • IPE
    • 09 Sep 2020

    The pension fund is reducing its allocation to real assets from 22% to 17% as it moves its agriculture allocation to zero.

  • Real estate’s challenges could push investors towards farmland
    • PERE
    • 14 Jul 2020

    As institutional investors continue to seek “pockets of calm” amid the turmoil, farmland’s resilience during the global financial crisis and the pandemic’s immediate aftermath is likely to be top of mind.

  • Fonterra eyes rival farmers with agricultural funding fix
    • Financial Review
    • 07 Apr 2015

    New Zealand dairy giant will launch a fund that will pool capital from investors such as sovereign wealth funds and pension funds to invest in land and fixtures of dairy farms through a farm-owning entity.

  • Tierras de labor transnacionales
    • El Pais
    • 05 Oct 2014

    Gobiernos y empresas han acaparado en los países en desarrollo un área mayor que México

  • UBS launches farmland investment service
    • Financial Standard
    • 10 Jun 2014

    UBS Global Asset Management has established an Australia and New Zealand farmland investment advisory service to meet the growing institutional demand for assets, particularly from Asia.

  • Are farmland investments heading for a barn bubble?
    • BBC
    • 06 Jun 2013

    Farmland has become the darling of alternative investing, sending hedge funds and wealthy investors into bidding wars for plots of land once deemed ordinary. And it is not just big money getting in on the game. From Stockholm to Chicago to Vancouver, ordinary investor money is pouring into fields around the world.

  • Foreign ownership ban retained
    • DTN/TPF
    • 20 May 2013

    Wisconsin state legislators have blocked an effort by Gov. Scott Walker to lift the state's long-time limits on foreign ownership of farmland.

  • As crop prices surge, investment firms and farmers vie for land
    • New York Times
    • 18 Mar 2013

    In November, an investment unit of the big Swiss bank UBS bought 9,800 acres of Wisconsin farmland for $68 million

  • Farmers, outside investors bid up local ag land
    • The Bakersfield Californian
    • 26 Nov 2011

    "The stock market's pretty wild. The bond market's nothing. CDs are zero," said Steve Runyan, an agricultural real estate appraiser, "and so you have a tremendous amount of money in pension funds and investment funds of some kind that need some kind of return." Some of his clients for California farmland are international companies looking at global population trends.

  • Big money warms to farmland
    • DTN
    • 01 Nov 2011

    Pension funds and other corporate owners have spent only a tiny fraction of the billions of dollars they could invest in farmland, but they are definitely kicking the tires on potential purchases.

  • Pensions show interest in farmland investments
    • Farmland Forecast
    • 31 Aug 2011

    The $23.6 billion Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System and the $600 million Tucson Supplemental Retirement System are currently exploring potential investments in farmland as a means of diversification.

  • Agri-investing for the long term: The investment case for responsible investments in agriculture
    • onValues
    • 02 Aug 2011

    Summary report of the conference hosted June 17, 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland

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