|05 Feb 2019||
New Jersey State Investment Council commites $100 million to Homestead Capital's US farmland fund
New Jersey’s $70 billion public-employee pension manager, the New Jersey State Investment Council, has agreed to commit $100 million in Homestead Capital’s third farmland fund.
|24 Jan 2018||
Brazilian farmland – Is the risk worth the reward?
In spite of a growing agricultural sector, attractive farmland prices and increasing foreign investment flowing into the sector, the decision to invest in Brazilian farmland is still very much a risk versus reward consideration.
|29 Jan 2019||
Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana creates $100m separate account with AgIS
TRSL has also expanded another of its separate accounts held with Hancock Agricultural Investment Group by $25 million, focusing on farmland in the US and Australia.
|24 Jul 2017||
Hassad Australia sells Clover Downs Station for $27M
Hassad Australia, a $469 million farming company and wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has sold the Clover Downs Station located in Queensland, Australia, to farmer Bill Zell for $27 million.
|18 Mar 2016||
Berkshire Pension Fund commits £30M to Milltrust International’s NZ and Australia Buy & Lease farmland funds
The funds will acquire farms and farmland assets, including permanent crops, arable, and pastoral farmland, and lease to experienced operators across the focused geographical regions of Australia and New Zealand.
|06 Oct 2019||
PSP Investments acquires Australian agribusiness Webster in a deal valuing the company at $854 million
Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board has made another move to deepen its presence in Australian agriculture, taking full ownership of the largest irrigated farmer in Australia.
|06 Sep 2019||
Dutch ag pension to divest stake in ag investment fund Fagoed
BPL, the Dutch pension fund for the Netherland’s agricultural and green sectors, is planning to divest its stake in Fagoed, a €140 million fund invested in agricultural land.
|27 May 2019||
SALIC leads round for UK crop analytics company Hummingbird Technologies
For Saudi state-based SALIC the investment in Hummingbird reflects its ambitions to evolve into a global agribusiness investment company, and is a strong strategic move after its string of farmland deals this past year.
|26 Mar 2019||
Milltrust Agricultural Investments acquires 24.9% in newly established NZ farming venture
The acquisition represents the consolidation of a string of investments made over the past six months by Milltrust that together culminate in the formation of a large-scale, integrated dairy and beef farming enterprise in New Zealand.
|26 Feb 2019||
Ontario Teachers’ acquires one of the largest private apple orchard operations in the US in $288m deal
The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has acquired Broetje Orchards, one of the largest privately-owned apple orchard operations in the U.S.
|12 Jun 2018||
US-based Mission Produce is developing its first domestic avocado farm in China
Located in Yunnan in the southwest of the country, the farming project will operate under the business name, Yunnan Avocado Agriculture Development Limited, and with an eventual goal of building out a fully integrated supply chain.
|17 Apr 2018||
Japan's Nippon Life makes a US$92.5 million offshore farmland investment
Tokyo-based Nippon Life Insurance Company makes its first investment in a farmland investment fund through a US$92.5 million investment in an overseas farmland investment fund managed by Hancock Natural Resources Group
|25 Sep 2017||
AgCAP sells first tranche of sustainable agriculture fund assets
TIAA Global Agriculture Properties has acquired 10 of the 17 properties making up the SAF portfolio totaling 16,000 hectares across New South Wales, and Victoria.
|06 Sep 2017||
Hui Wing Mau, Archstone Investment buy majority of Australia’s Bindaree Beef
Australian beef processor Bindaree Beef announced it has sold a 51 percent controlling stake in the family-owned company to Hong Kong-Australian billionaire, Hui Wing Mau, and Beijing-based equity fund Archstone Investment for approximately $120 million.
|31 Aug 2017||
AgDevCo invests $5M in Zambia’s Katito farming enterprises
AgDevCo expects that its investments in two large-scale commercial farming enterprises in Zambia will provide the “critical mass” needed to attract ancillary businesses along the supply chain