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22 Sep 2014Financial Review
Australia: China sour on dairy management
Despite all the hype around Chinese investment in the Australian dairy sector, one Chinese investor who bought a dairy farm five years ago has lost money and will not buy again.
20 Sep 2014The Australian
Foreign investors get a taste for dairy industry
Australia's dairy industry is the new flavour of the month among foreign investors, with global pension funds, food companies and wealthy individuals turning their focus from New Zealand towards Victoria and Tasmania.
19 Sep 2014The Land
Twiggy bets on China food boom
The chairman of the New Hope Group is a key Chinese partner in the Sino-Australia 100-Year Agricultural and Food Safety Partnership-- an initiative founded by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest
16 Sep 2014ABC
Chinese investment fund to tip billions into Australian farm projects
While Chinese investors, like Ms Qiao, are in Australia looking at farms, an Australian real estate company has headed to China to find buyers for Australian farming properties.
15 Sep 2014Weekly Times
Chinese fund to splash $3bn on Australian agriculture
A new $3 billion fund jointly initiated by the Beijing Agricultural Investment Fund and Yuhu Agriculture Investment Pty Ltd. is planning to invest $3 billion capital in various projects in Australia.
09 Sep 2014Reuters
Michigan pension fund to invest more in Australian nuts, livestock
Thousands of miles from pricey U.S. farmland, a Michigan pension fund is expanding its investments in Australian farms, betting on good returns from the comparatively cheaper assets and surging commodity prices.
25 Aug 2014The Land
Farmers still not sold on overseas investors
Close 60 per cent of ­farmers in a major new survey still believe there should be less foreign direct investment in Australian farms.
25 Aug 2014Stock & Land
Scandinavian fund's big dairy investment
A Scandanavian pension fund has poured $20 million into Australian dairy farms to help lift stagnant local milk production.
18 Aug 2014The Land
Investors queueing for elusive dairy farms
More than half the guest list for the inaugural Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum in Melbourne next month are ­corporate or Chinese investors seeking to be matched with advisory groups to find dairy land investments.
12 Aug 2014Farmland Investor
TIAA-CREF buying 31,000 acres of Florida cropland for $91.4 million as Alico exits sugarcane farming business
US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF, under pressure to put cash to work after having raised $2bn for TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture, agreed to purchase 12,528 ha of farmland in Florida.
11 Aug 2014West Australian
US fund continues WA farm spree
A US pension fund investor that flies under the radar has continued its spending spree on quality agricultural land in WA with the purchase of two farms in Grass Patch for about $9 million.
25 Jul 2014Agrimoney
Agrokultura raises game as investor 'lifts stake'
Russian agribusiness giant Prodimex is said to have bought 27% of Stockholm-listed farmland operator Agrokultura, which has operations in Ukraine and Russia.

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