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Political pressures to increase restrictions on foreign ownership of farmland have been rising in developed markets such as Australia and New Zealand, in addition to large emerging markets for foreign agriculture investment such as Brazil, Argentina. According to a poll by Vote Compass, “more than... - August 29, 2013
Agcapita Farmland Fund is pleased to announce Karim Kadry has joined the team as Investment Manager. According to Stephen Johnston, founder of Agcapita "Due to the growth in our fund we continually seek to add talented people to the team. Karim has over 15 years of international experience in the... - November 14, 2012
Agcapita Farmland Fund is pleased to report that Farm Credit Canada ("FCC") confirms another strong return performance for Canadian farmland. According to the FCC Farmland Values Report, the average value of farmland in Saskatchewan increased by 9.1% during the first half of 2012. - October 16, 2012
A recent RE/MAX report shows some Saskatchewan farmland prices increasing as much as 20% in last 12 months. Agcapita Farmland Fund's data supports RE/MAX's conclusion that farmland continues to appreciate strongly on the Canadian prairies. Agcapita’s series of farmland funds continue to show great... - September 12, 2012
The Saskatchewan farmland/gold price ratio still appears to be below its long-term average. If the ratio were to reach a similar peak to the last inflation period of the 1970’s of around 0.8 times – Saskatchewan farmland prices would have to almost double from current levels based on current gold prices. - August 11, 2012
The 2011 Census of Agriculture revealed higher Canadian farm revenues and an increase in farm size reflecting a continuation of the land consolidation trend in the industry. According to the census: 1) Consolidation - “The Canadian agricultural sector continues to restructure as many farms expand... - June 04, 2012
According to the recently released report on farmland values issued by Farmland Credit Canada, "In the second half of 2011, farmland values in Saskatchewan increased an average of 10.1%, the highest average increase across Canada. This followed gains of 11.6% and 2.7% in the previous two reporting... - April 19, 2012
Agcapita Farmland Fund III is pleased to announce its fourth closing. Agcapita Farmland Fund III was opened to investors in October 2011 with a $20 million offering. Agcapita Fund III is the only farmland investment fund eligible for Registered Retirement Savings Plans (“RRSP”). Agcapita’s... - April 13, 2012
Agcapita Farmland Fund III is pleased to announce its third closing. Agcapita Farmland Fund III was opened to investors in October 2011 with a $20 million offering. Agcapita Fund III is the only Canadian farmland investment fund eligible for Registered Retirement Savings Plans (“RRSP”) and has a low minimum investment of $5,000. - March 12, 2012
Agcapita Farmland Fund is pleased to announce it has signed a purchase agreement for 1,920 acres in the RM of Chesterfield Saskatchewan as part of its fall 2011 acquisition program. - January 24, 2012
Agcapita Farmland Fund III is pleased to announce its second highly successful closing. Agcapita Farmland Fund III was opened to investors in October 2011 with a $20 million offering. Agcapita Fund III is the only farmland investment fund eligible for Registered Retirement Savings Plans (“RRSP”). Agcapita is one of Canada's most experienced farmland fund managers, launching its first fund in Q1 2008. - January 22, 2012
Agcapita Farmland Fund is pleased to announce it has signed a purchase agreement for 2,480 acres in the RM of Miry Creek Saskatchewan as part of its fall 2011 acquisition program. - January 17, 2012
Agcapita Farmland Fund III is pleased to announce that it has conducted its first closing. Agcapita Farmland Fund III was opened to investors in October 2011 with a $20 million offering. - December 18, 2011
The United Nations ("UN") has completed a global assessment of the planet’s land resources and concluded that a quarter of all land is heavily degraded. The UN warns that this trend must be reversed if the food requirements of the world’s expanding population are to be met. Agcapita's data indicates up to 25 million acres of arable land are lost each year to soil erosion, drought and urbanization. - December 01, 2011
Agcapita Farmland Fund reports Saskatchewan farmland values increased an average of 11.6% during the first half of 2011 - the highest rate of appreciation in Canada. Saskatchewan farmland prices are tracking other markets and have been increasing steadily since 2003. - November 24, 2011
Agcapita Farmland Investment Partnership will be presenting at the Alternative Investment Conference in Calgary on January 28th, 2012. Risk management and asset allocation in the context of hard asset investments like farmland will be the topic of discussion. Stephen Johnston, CIO and founder of Agcapita,... - October 09, 2011
Agcapita research show that the Saskatchewan farmland/gold price ratio is significantly below its long-term average – and in fact is almost at the lows. If the ratio were to reach a similar peak to the last inflation period of the 1970’s of around 0.8 times – Saskatchewan farmland prices... - September 21, 2011
Agcapita Partners is pleased to announce that Agcapita Farmland Fund III has been opened to investors. Agcapita Fund III is the only RRSP eligible farmland fund in Canada and is a $20 million offering. - September 18, 2011
According to a report by the United Nations, capital shortages created by the financial crises have caused a sharp uptick in global hunger levels with over 1 billion people now undernourished. Farmers in the developing world in particular are having more trouble sourcing working capital and investment... - March 22, 2010
Agcapita is a Calgary based agriculture focused private equity firm which manages RRSP and TFSA eligible farmland investment funds and is part of a family of funds focusing on commodity linked, hard asset investments with over $100 million in assets under management. Agcapita’s investment team has over 50 years of private/public markets, investment and finance experience and its field team has over 150 years of direct farming experience. - March 20, 2010
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