Category Archives: Series D+

Trimble to Acquire AGRI-TREND, ArabiaWeather Raises $5m, The Fresh Diet Eyes IPO, more

This week's industry news brief includes M&A news, a food e-commerce IPO, weather technology capital raising, a $46m farmland sale, and regulatory developments for the US food industry.

Fundings-in-Brief: Syngenta Acquires Ag Connections as Yuanda Injects $180m into Smart Irrigation and PE Activity Rises

Private equity and M&A activity in the ag industry continues as a Chinese conglomerate invests into an Israeli agtech company, and Syngenta acquires a farm management software tool.

Private Equity Exits Worth $600m, CyPhy Drones Startup Raises $22m, IFC Backs Indian Food E-Commerce and more – weekly roundup

Welcome to another addition of AgFunderNews’ weekly roundup. Drones are back in the news, PE investors exited a Scottish shellfish company and an organic frozen fruit brand for $600m, and the World Bank's IFC has invested in

Pension Fund Interest in Farmland Gathers Pace, Indian Dairy Attracts Growth Capital – Fundings in Brief

Welcome to AgFunderNews’ weekly roundup of funding and industry news from across the globe. This week, the increasing pension fund interest in farmland as an investment was further confirmed with a new $100 million commitment, while a private equity-backed Indian dairy company added to its recent IPO fundraising effort, and a couple of wine technology fundings were sure to have enthusiasts raising their glasses.

Fundings in Brief : A Rare Agriculture Fund of Funds, Aquaculture PE and Farmers Edge Funding

Read about Aqua Capital investing in Brazilian tilapia, precision ag tool Farmers Edge adding to investor roster and a UK-based fund of funds manager launching an agriculture investment product in this week's Fundings in Brief.

Delivery Hero Seals $110M Deal and Hints at Potential Post-2015 IPO

Berlin-based Delivery Hero announced recently that it has secured an additional $110 million in funding from two unidentified U.S.-based “leading public market investors.” This recent funding round brings Delivery Hero’s total investment deals to over $1 billion, with almost $600 million of those funds secured in 2015 alone.