Global AgInvesting News, Information and Research for Investors in Farmland and Agriculture Globally Adama TASE bond Offering Oversubscribed Agricultural insecticide company, Adama, completed an oversubscribed Series B bond offering raising NIS690 million (US$172 million). 01/23/2015 2:20 PM IFC Invests in Vietnam’s Pan Pacific Corp. to Fund Expansion in Sustainable Agriculture The International Finance Corp. has invested US$6.5 million into Vietnam’s leading agribusiness, Pan Pacific Corp. 01/23/2015 1:48 PM Harvard Buys up Water Rights in Drought Hit Wine Country Harvard University has become one of the biggest grape growers in California’s Paso Robles wine region, and is securing water rights. 01/23/2015 12:49 PM Costa Group in Pursuit of $800 Million Australia’s largest grower and distributor of fruits and vegetables is planning an IPO in the first half of 2015. 01/23/2015 11:54 AM GAI Insight: ACM, Paine & Partners Oversubscribed Status Confirms Interest in Food and Ag Space Investors have been flocking to ag funds, evidenced by hundreds of millions being raised and the oversubscribed status of closed funds. 01/22/2015 9:33 PM COFCO Gains Grain Origination Foothold in Eastern Europe Through Nidera Subsidiary COFCO subsidiary, grain trader, Nidera, is building the first of five grain silos in southern Romania. 01/22/2015 1:33 PM Amul Plans 10 New Dairy Plants With US$812 Million Investment India’s giant dairy company, Amul is investing US$812 million over the next year to fund a 10-plant expansion plan. 01/22/2015 12:52 PM Argentina’s ‘Soy King’ Shift Focus From Farming to Biotech, Service Los Grobos, one of Argentina’s leading soybean farming companies, has cut its acreage from 120,000 hectares to 50,000 in three years. 01/22/2015 10:40 AM Triton Plans $60 Million Investment on Aquaculture in Nigeria Triton Aqua Africa Ltd. announced it will invest $60 million into the Nigerian aquaculture sector over the next five to six years. 01/22/2015 10:18 AM GAI Insight: As the U.S. Dollar Soars in Value, Commodity Prices May Trend Lower As the U.S. dollar soared in 2014, analysts expected a corresponding decline in the prices of agricultural commodities. 01/22/2015 8:42 AM