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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, 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.

29 September 2014

SCPE buys stake in Vietnamese agricultural chemicals business

crop-1054295-m Standard Chartered Private Equity has bought a significant minority stake in An Giang Plant Protection Joint Stock Company, which distributes plant protection chemicals and rice seeds in Vietnam.

3 September 2014

Injaro closes inaugural fund on $49m

africa African investment firm Injaro Investments has closed its inaugural fund on $49m.

20 August 2014

Hony, Zoomlion bet on Chinese agricultural growth in $450m Chery deal

Chinese private equity firm Hony Capital has picked up a 20 per cent stake in farm machinery business Chery Heavy Industry in a RMB696m ($113m) deal.

13 August 2014

Paine & Partners pulls past halfway point for first flagship fund since financial crash

harvest wheat combine Food and agriculture-focused private equity firm Paine & Partners is more than halfway to its $850m target for its first flagship fund since the financial crash.

13 August 2014

Reed Elsevier in $5.6m Series C for agriculture-focused tech firm

kansas-1166902-m Reed Elsevier Ventures has taken part in a AUD6m ($5.6m) round of funding for Australian agricultural cloud software company Agworld.

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