Canada

Investors turn to ag sector

Agricultural investors say the COVID-19 crisis has had little impact on their business and investment intentions, with Australian agricultural land, water and business assets as appealing as ever to investors.

Land ownership questioned

Canadian alternative asset value expert argues that farmers should stop thinking they need to own their land as this is better left to asset managers and institutional investors, like pension funds and private equity groups

Who owns Australia? Our biggest land barons

You’d be surprised to learn that the billion dollar barons of Australian farmland are a Canadian government worker super fund, a New York teacher insurance fund and an Australian pastoral giant backed by a Dutch pension fund

Australian farmland in high demand

The past few years has seen a steep increase in the players involved in the Australian agribusiness investment sector, particularly with Canadian and American pension funds.