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  • Investors eager to expand into agricultural assets

    Posted By : Daniel Kiernan on April 30th, 2012

    Location : farmland

    Investors eager to expand into agricultural assets

    Investor interest in agriculture is continuing to rise and investment experts expect to double assets under management in the next three years, according to a survey.

    But several factors, including the lack of transparency of this still-emerging asset class, are making some investors skittish. “That is one of the main issues,” said Bill Kiernan, director of research for global agriculture investment at consulting firm HighQuest Partners. “The whole idea of investing into agriculture as a sector … is really pretty new and it has been growin…