The drop in oil revenue is driving private equity in the Middle East to invest in the rapidly growing food and agriculture sectors.
Brief: SABMiller, Coca Cola Establish $27M Ag Development Fund to Satisfy S. Africa Antitrust Concerns
SABMiller and Coca-Cola will create a $27M fund for agriculture development and a $27M fun for downstream investments in South Africa.
The company is divesting $30 million of core brands and is entering the venture space with the launch of Cultivate Ventures.
The Open Prairie Rural Opportunities Fund will be the fourth Rural Business Investment Company (RBIC) launched by the USDA.
Low commodity prices and squeezed farm margins mean startups now need to persuade farmers they can deliver more value per acre.
Alejandro Quentin, CEO at Pampa Capital, outlines attractive opportunities to invest in across geographies and agricultural sectors.
Ag provides a variety of investment opportunities - the challenge is how to identify acceptable risk-adjusted returns from the sector.
Should investors own and lease their agricultural investments or should they own and operate them?
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