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Matthieu Favas

Matthieu Favas is the editor of Agri Investor. He was previously the web editor of Infrastructure Investor, where he started in 2013 after a year as a reporter at Private Equity International. Prior to joining PEI he spent four years in the wine industry in London, Spain and Mongolia.

Is Antin’s latest deal infra, agriculture or somewhere in between?

The French manager has recently acquired a live salmon transportation business. We ask Agri Investor editor Matthieu Favas to tell us in which bucket the asset should sit.

Should you invest in a food infrastructure fund?

Mark Fischer of Australia’s Qualitas says institutions are increasingly keen on ‘crossover investments’ spanning ag, real estate and infrastructure. Agri Investor examines the firm’s latest fund, currently in market with a A$204m target.

Indian farmers get boost from 2GW solar project

Dubbed the world's largest solar park, the $2.3bn Pavagada facility will lease land from struggling producers in an arid part of Karnataka state.

Blunder Down Under

Infrastructure is not the only asset class bearing the brunt of Australia’s latest tightening of foreign investment rules. We ask Matthieu Favas, editor of sister publication Agri Investor, to explain how farmland is being affected.

Blunder Down Under

Infrastructure is not the only asset class bearing the brunt of Australia’s latest tightening of foreign investment rules. We ask Matthieu Favas, editor of sister publication Agri Investor, to explain how farmland is being affected.

The future of farmers is to become renewable energy producers

The UK's agricultural industry is turning to renewables as a fresh source of income at a time when farming subsidies face uncertain prospects.

CEFC targets rural emissions with A$100m Macquarie commitment

The state-backed financier is investing in sustainability improvements across assets managed by the firm, with a new business created to help reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

Macquarie exec rejoins Campbell Lutyens

Guillermo Marroquin, whose responsibilities involved marketing ag funds at the Australian firm, will lead real assets efforts in North America at the placement agent.

Flashback to the future

In his last column as our web editor, Matthieu Favas imagines 20 more years in the role, how the sector will change and what new assets will be classed as infrastructure

Clwyd Pension eyes double-digit IRR via quadruple pledge

Fund pledges a total of £38m to four infrastructure investors, including Hermes II which hit a first close in recent weeks.

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