The conference will bring together leading fund managers, investment groups, market analysts and agribusiness professionals to assess how to generate the highest return on your investment now, and for the future.
This year's meeting centres on the investment strategies available to you, respective risk/return profiles and the opportunities and challenges related to agriculture investments in different regions around the world.
During this two day conference, you will discuss and explore solutions to the chief challenges influencing your investment decision-making at the moment:
Identify the best agriculture opportunities from across the globe: A country-by-country review showing you the hottest agriculture investment opportunities
How to take advantage of the agriculture investment strategies available to you: Expert tips on the different ways you can get exposure to agriculture markets
Learn how your peers evaluate agriculture investment opportunities: Discover what a key investment group considers to be the ideal agriculture investment opportunity for a portfolio
Get to grips with the practical side of agriculture investments: Proven techniques for selecting the right operator to manage your agriculture investment
Expert tips on the implications of regional policy, law and regulations: Discuss and debate local policy, the technicalities of legal structures and tax mechanisms to improve your investment decision making
Why agriculture is an attractive investment right now: Expert insight into why agriculture is an attractive investment opportunity now, and for the future
Evaluate the risks related to your agriculture investment: Learn how to mitigate risks and why you need to be aware of factors such as crop insurance
The World Agriculture Investment Conference will give you the knowledge you need to deliver a high return, low risk agriculture investment.
Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52
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Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:51
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Mon, 29/06/2015 - 12:48
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Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57
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Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06
The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »