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6 April 2016

CPPIB to buy 40% in Glencore’s agriculture arm for $2.5bn

cereals-228726_640 The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has agreed to buy a 40 per cent stake in Glencore Agricultural Products for $2.5bn.

21 March 2016

Anterra Capital hits $125m second close for food, agri-tech fund

barley-872000_1920 Food and agriculture-focused growth investment firm Anterra Capital has hit a $125m second close for a food and agri-tech fund it believes is the largest of its kind in Europe.

29 January 2016

KPCB’s Green Growth Fund backs CAD58m round in Farmers Edge

wheat-846728_1920 Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ (KPCB) Green Growth Fund was among the investors in a new CAD58m round for Canadian agriculture platform Farmers Edge.

30 November 2015

EBRD to inject $25.5m in Egyptian food producer Faragalla

market-332740_1920 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to invest EGP200m ($25.5m) in Egyptian food producer Faragalla.

22 October 2015

S2G Ventures launches $125m agri fund

basil-583816_1920 Seed 2 Growth Ventures (S2G Ventures) has launched a $125m food and agriculture fund to focus on investing in “healthy, sustainable and local food.”

5 August 2015

TIAA-CREF raises $3bn for its second agriculture fund

agri_field_170sq US private equity firm TIAA-CREF has raised $3bn for its second global agriculture fund, AltAssets understands.

16 February 2015

Eurazeo looks to buy stake in French animal nutrition business InVivo NSA

cow-face-close-up-1434070-m European investment company Eurazeo has announced it has entered into ‘exclusive discussions’ with French seed and agricultural body Union InVivo to buy a minority interest in animal nutrition company InVivo NSA.

4 December 2014

KKR backs sun-and-seawater arid agribusiness Sundrop Farms

Sundrop Farms A pioneering crop-growing business which aims to help sustainable agriculture in arid climates has picked up a growth capital investment from global buyout house KKR.

14 November 2014

Target Partners leads €2.1m Series A round for agriculture, farming SaaS company

digging-machine-1111536-m Venture capital firm Target Partners has led a €2.1m funding round for trecker.com, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform which handles business processes for farmers and agricultural contractors.

6 October 2014

Permira ponders $3.5bn Arysta trade sale amid New York listing preparations

Arysta UK-headquartered private equity firm Permira could sell agricultural chemicals business Arysta LifeScience to strategic player Platform Specialty Products rather than float the business in New York, it is understood.

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