Agrokultura

EBRD extends new loan to Ukraine’s MHP

The EBRD is providing a loan of up to US$85 million to Ukrainian agribusiness producer PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct to support the integration of farms from the former Swedish-owned company Agrokultura.

Morgan bet farm in Ukraine before bailout

Bloomberg's Alan Katz reports on Morgan Stanley's farming venture on the steppes of Ukraine which it abandoned in July 2009. The failed gamble demonstrates how Wall Street firms, in the last gasp of a debt-fueled bull market, strayed further from their traditional businesses to embrace diverse projects with unfamiliar risks.

Ukraine land market offers 'great opportunity'

The collapse in Ukraine's land prices presents a "great opportunity" for buyers, Landkom's chief executive said, as he revealed an acquisition plan aimed at part into getting the group into biofuels refining

Ukraine's agricultural revolution

"The reasons [Ukrainians] choose to lease [Landkom] their land has nothing to do with money - it is an emotional desire to see their region go forward, that's all," says Paul Spinks.