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Four takeaways from Agri Investor’s Australia Forum

This year’s conference saw more LPs than ever before, as agriculture continues to grow as an asset class.

OTPP’s Goodfellow: ‘I’ve always preferred own-and-operate model in Australian ag’

The CEO of the pension's Australian ag portfolio told Agri Investor's Melbourne Forum it is looking to diversify its holdings by both geography and sector after building significant market positions in almonds and avocados.

‘Unsustainable’ Murray-Darling planting levels could crash market

Sunrice chairman Laurie Arthur warns of casualties among irrigation enterprises and industries if horticultural development keeps going at the current rate.

Australian competition watchdog warns of ‘power imbalance’ in wine grape sector

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has made a series of recommendations to try to increase transparency and certainty of pricing.

Western Australia ‘like California 30 years ago’

Alterra MD says he is seeing the ‘best opportunities’ for investment in WA, attracting interest from North American institutional investors.

Texas Downs property hits NSW market

Meat processor Thomas Foods is selling the 5,728ha horticulture property, which has a High Security water entitlement for the Darling River.

Urban farming firm iFarm Project secures $1m seed funding

Head of Europe Yury Fedorov says the company was one of the first to use LED lighting on a commercial scale, touting its farms as up to 95% more efficient than conventional ones.

Stalling trade pushes Australian water market to ominous peak

Investors risk being wrong-footed as lower yields eventually bring down prices, Aither's Chris Olszak tells Agri Investor. How should they respond?

First State Super CEO: Blue Sky investments have ‘outperformed expectations’

The Australian superfunds’ retiring CEO has said it is ‘comfortable and satisfied’ with its investments with the troubled asset manager.
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IFC to loan up to €90m to KKR’s Afriflora

The World Bank Group lender will lend up to €90m to the rose farm to help support a 50% hike in staff numbers and an expansion of the business in a deal that "complements" KKR's $200m equity investment last year.
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