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04 Jan 2014The Economist
Farming without fields
Los Grobo does not own a single shovel or acre. Instead it leases machinery and land from others. This outsourcing model is now used for nearly 60% of farmland in Argentina.
28 Aug 2013Business Day
Flour Mills of Nigeria notifies NSE on agreement with Adecoagro
Adecoagro will assist FMN in the management and development of Kaboji Farm, one of the largest commercial farms in Nigeria, comprising 10,000 ha of maize and soybean.
27 Feb 2013PR Newswire
CHS and Adecoagro form sunflower joint venture in Argentina
Located in the heart of sunflower country about 350 km from the Buenos Aires port, CHS AGRO will grow and process sunflower kernel and in-shell products for global marketing and distribution by CHS. Each company will hold 50 percent ownership in CHS AGRO.
22 Feb 2013Seeking Alpha
Berkshire finally takes a stake in Archer Daniels Midland
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has initiated a position in Archer Daniels Midland when it is anticipated that companies like ADM and Bunge will seek out targeted acquisitions of global farmland in order to both expand and diversify operations
16 Jan 2013CorpWatch
Argentine farm sales raise questions of land speculation by Soros
Hedge fund billionaire George Soros made a fortune betting against the British pound in 1992 and was accused of doing the same against the Thai baht and the Malaysian ringitt in 1997. Today Soros is making a killing buying and selling farmland in South America.
04 Jan 2013Agrimoney
Soros-backed Adecoagro takes land gains to $132m
Adecoagro realised more of the substantial gains within its 283,000-hectare landbank by selling one of its Argentine farms in a deal valuing it at 11 times the purchase price a decade ago.
14 Nov 2012Agrimoney
Adecoagro data raise fears over Argentine farmland
Adecoagro, the South American farm operator backed by George Soros and Dwight Anderson, said that growth in the value of its huge land portfolio slowed to 5.6%, fuelling concerns over the impact of Argentine curbs on foreign investors.
15 Aug 2012Agrimoney
Soros-backed Adecoagro sells farm at 14 times cost
Adecoagro, which owns nearly 300,000 hectares of land in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, said it had sold its San Jose site for $1,212 per hectare, compared with a purchase price of $85 per hectare in 2002.
14 Jun 2012Bloomberg
Soros-backed farms ripe for bid at 36% discount: Real M&A
Adecoagro, the agricultural company that counts George Soros as its biggest investor, is giving potential buyers the chance to get a hold of farms in Brazil and Argentina at a 36 percent discount to its net assets.
03 Jan 2012IPE
Latin America: The fat of the land
Fertile soil and good water supply – but lagging development – present a compelling opportunity for agriculture investors, finds Stephanie Schwartz-Driver
23 Dec 2011El Liberal
Argentina: el millonario George Soros compró tierras en zona productiva de Bandera y Los Juríes
Lo hizo a través del fondo de inversión Adecoagro, que cuenta con emprendimientos agrícolas y agroindustriales en prácticamente toda Sudamérica. En Santiago del Estero ya tenía campos en el departamento Belgrano, donde produce oleaginosas y cereales. El valor de la hectárea en esa zona ronda los 7 mil dólares.
23 Dec 2011Wall Street Journal
Argentina fences off land to foreign buyers
Argentina has joined a handful of other big farming nations such as Brazil that have taken steps to limit foreign ownership of what their governments consider precious resources: farmland.

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