Fund II invests on a global scale in production assets across a range of crop types including coffee, almonds, apples, avocados, blueberries, and olive oil.
Harvard University’s endowment spun off its natural resources team, creating an independent entity that will manage some of the school’s agriculture and food production investments.
El 10 de junio de 2011, la junta directiva de la Corporación Financiera Internacional (CFI) del Banco Mundial tiene previsto decidir sobre la conveniencia de ofrecer un préstamo esencial para Calyx Agro Ltd.
On 10 June 2011, the board of the World Bank's International Finance Corporation will likely approve a loan that will enable a company controlled by France's Louis Dreyfus Group to significantly expand its farmland holdings in the Southern Cone.
Le 10 juin 2011, les administrateurs de la Société financière internationale de la Banque mondiale vont probablement accorder un prêt qui permettra à une société appartenant au Groupe (français) Louis-Dreyfus d’élargir considérablement ses holdings agricoles dans le Cône Sud.
Sous l’œil bienveillant de l’ONU, les grands noms de la finance s’accaparent des régions agricoles entières.
Según cálculos de la Federación Argaria Argentina, casi un 10 por ciento del territorio nacional está vendido a extranjeros o a la venta
Private equity funds remain optimistic that Brazil’s farm sector offers investment opportunities despite the deteriorating world credit market, executives said on Thursday.
As with timberland, while direct ownership and management (i.e., being a farmer), is a possibility, such a route is similarly fraught with difficulties. One of the most significant of these is the issue of diversification in the farmland itself - especially with a single investment. A well-diversified holding of farmland (row crop, permanent crop, pasture and even timber) will, therefore, not only require a significant investment, but may also involve land holdings in a number of different locations.
Gobal fund manager Schroders is launching an Agricultural Land Fund, only months after closing its USD 6 billion Alternative Solutions Agriculture Fund due to excessive investor demand.
- Indonesia Investmenet Coordinating Board
08 Jul 2008
Huge investment funds have already poured hundreds of billions of dollars into booming financial markets for commodities like wheat, corn and soybeans. But a few big private investors are starting to make bolder and longer-term bets that the world’s need for food will greatly increase — by buying farmland, fertilizer, grain elevators and shipping equipment.
- New York Times
05 Jun 2008