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Top farmland investors name South America a top place to buy, lease and manage agricultural lands for profit

  Farmers’ fields in South America are among the most prized assets in a new global market for agricultural land that has sprung up alongside soaring commodity prices. Private equity and fund managers at a farm investing conference in Geneva named South America a top place to buy, lease and manage agricultural lands for profit. “The South American marketplace is really booming along right now,” said Mark Zenuk, managing director of the $3 billion NGP Global Adaptation Partners fund. Black…

Trends in allocations to Farmland investing with a Global Perspective

SOUTH AMERICA • Successive years of low commodity prices, over-leveraged balance sheets, and drought in the northeast have left many farmland assets in Brazil searching for new investors. While current restrictions on foreign ownership limit opportunities for foreign large-scale investment, this could change once drafted legislation is enacted. • Argentina’s farmland market is awakening thanks to the pro-business government that took office in December 2015. Valuations for grazing land in the north and…
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