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29 September 2015

Continential Grain investment arm Arlon Group raising $400m Latin America vehicle

wheat-175960_1280 Food and agriculture investment firm Arlon Group has begun picking up capital for a $400m-targeting Latin America vehicle, AltAssets can reveal.

7 January 2015

Middle Eastern investors help Paine & Partners close Fund IV on $893m

tall-summer-grains-1402775-m Paine & Partners has closed its oversubscribed fourth fund on $893m making it the biggest dedicated food and agribusiness private equity fund in the industry, according to the firm.

4 February 2014

CDC ups commitment to African private equity firm AFIG’s latest fund

UK government-owned development finance institution CDC has made a $18.4m commitment to a new rights issue in West and Central African mid-market private equity vehicle, Atlantic Coast Regional Fund.

16 September 2013

Sequel Holdings seeks $50m for second vehicle

Dallas, US-based private equity firm Sequel Holdings is seeking $50m for its Sequel Capital Fund II, having already raised $31m through commitments from 11 LPs, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm seeks control positions in mid-market companies within the food, beverage, agribusiness, plastics and other industrial sectors.[...]

28 August 2013

Rabobank, Proparco invest in Prabhat Dairy via India Agribusiness Fund

news_milkshake_sml Netherlands financial group Rabobank and French development finance investor Proparco have invested INR140 crore ($21m) in Indian milk and milk products company Prabhat Dairy.

1 August 2013

Special situations investor Clearlake buys Futuris Automotive from Australian agri company Elders

Special situations-focused investment firm Clearlake Capital Group has agreed to acquire automotive component supplier Futuris Automotive from Australian agribusiness company Elders for A$69m.

31 July 2013

Indian mid-market private equity firm Lighthouse Fund holds first closing

India-focused mid-market private equity firm Lighthouse Funds has held a first close of its second fund, which is targeting $125m.

26 June 2013

Institutional investment in commodities, farmland expected to double $

A trend for agricultural farming investments is expected to continue with the corporatisation of agriculture and an increasing number of new investment funds, according to a new report.

11 June 2013

East African investor Fusion Group names Oxford University economist to board

East African investment group Fusion Group has named Paul Collier to its advisory board.

27 May 2013

IFC inks first investment in Armenia’s agribusiness sector

Development finance group IFC has partnered with Black Sea Trade and Development Bank to invest in Armenian fruit juice company Euroterm.

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