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09 Jul 2014NZ Herald
Agribusiness Report: Foreign purchases and rural property
The tiny Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and principality of Monaco have received approval to "invest" in more New Zealand land during the past five years than much-maligned China.
01 Jul 2014OPP
Titanic land purchases in New Zealand
James Cameron, Canadian-born director of Titanic and Avatar, has bought up two more properties, bringing his total purchases of farms in the area to at least 12.
17 Jun 2014NZ Herald
Chinese investors treated badly - expert
"There is a big Swiss company buying up 5 per cent of our pastoral land. Japan and Australia both have invested plenty in New Zealand land and the northern Europeans are buying farms in the South Island. But do we hear anything about that?"
10 Jun 2014Financial Standard
UBS launches farmland investment service
UBS Global Asset Management has established an Australia and New Zealand farmland investment advisory service to meet the growing institutional demand for assets, particularly from Asia.
17 Apr 2014Agrimoney
'Incredibly high' NZ land prices divert Aquila to Australia
The "incredibly high" prices of New Zealand dairy farms have prompted Aquila Capital to switch its investment drive to Australia.
08 Mar 2014Fairfax
Euro investors eyeing farms
There is growing interest from international investors in the New Zealand agricultural sector, particularly from wealthy Europeans, boutique funds manager Mint Asset Management says.
06 Mar 2014MENAFN
Shanghai Pengxin to acquire New Zealand dairy farm
Private Chinese firm Shanghai Pengxin Group Co., Ltd. has gained regulatory approval to acquire New Zealand-based Synlait Farms with its 13 pastures and 13,000 cows.
28 Jan 2014National Party
NZ and Ethiopia sign food security agreement
The arrangement will provide a government-to-government framework to encourage commercial partnerships between New Zealand and Ethiopian agricultural interests.
13 Jan 2014aiCIO
Danes turn to the great outdoors for stable returns
A poorly performing bonds environment has led AP Pension to set up its own special agricultural investment fund and buy its first farm.
06 Dec 2013NZ Herald
Farm-buyers face new rules
Labour bill aims to make it more difficult for foreign investors to purchase rural land
17 Nov 2013Wall Street Journal
Fund manager Duxton buys farms in New Zealand
Duxton Asset Management is buying a stake in seven sheep and cattle farms even as it voiced concern over the country’s system of regulating foreign investment.
18 Oct 2013Reuters
Shanghai Pengxin poised to buy 2nd NZ dairy farm business
Chinese conglomerate Shanghai Pengxin is poised to buy its second set of dairy farms in New Zealand, the world's leading dairy produce export country, as China's firms increasingly look overseas for sources of milk to meet growing demand at home.

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