Bringing agribusiness investing to account
CEO Cullen Gunn wrote about the importance and benefits of environmental accounting in farmland investments in the online publication Cuffelinks. As agribusiness works to meet the increased demand for food and fibre from a growing population, an innovative use of technology, science and environmental accounting is helping shape the future of impact investing. The use of […]
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ABC Radio: Australia’s first organic tomato crop
ABC Radio reporter Angus Verley interviewed Kilter Rural CEO Cullen Gunn about Kilter Rural’s success in growing Australia’s first organic tomato crop.
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Agri Investor: Environment can benefit from ag investing
Online platform Agri Investor interviewed CEO Cullen Gunn following the launch of capital raising for the Australian Farmlands Fund and Kilter Water Fund.
Partnership with Regal Funds Management
We are pleased to announce that on 21 December 2018, Regal Funds Management acquired a 50 per cent interest in Kilter Rural Pty Ltd. Kilter Rural shares many similar values and characteristics with Regal Funds Management: our clients come first, we develop deep and productive relationships and we believe great teams develop great outcomes. For […]
WinNews: Kilter Rural helping build local economy
The success of farming is increasingly hitched to water security with an industry leader pumping up the benefits of irrigation. A fresh approach is making every drop go further, turning almost unworkable land into thriving fields.
Kilter Rural: Investment Farming Model returns dollars from dirt
“Our aim has been to invest in irrigation infrastructure, manage water and soils and put aside land of environmental value to improve it, as well as deliver returns to our investors” explains Kilter Rural’s Michael Neville. “Our key metric is return per megalitre to measure performance of crops, because water is our most expensive input”, […]
New water barons – foreign farmers swoop on our crops
Major American and Canadian investment funds and agricultural corporations are pouring money into buying prime irrigated land along the Murrumbidgee and Murray rivers, looking for irrigated land to plant with citrus and almonds. Near Robinvale in northern Victoria, investors looking for a farm to grow highly profitable table grapes recently paid $5.1m for a 570ha […]
Noodle success for Japanese company spurs big agribusiness into organic farming
Hakubaku opened their organic noodle factory in Ballarat nearly 20 years ago because CEO Ryuji Nakamura said they wanted to be close to the best quality organic wheat. A shortage of organic wheat in recent years led to a supply partnership with Kilter Rural who manage over $200m in farmland and water assets in northern […]
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MDB Water Fund wins top environment award
Murray-Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund has been awarded Australia’s premier environment prize for 2017, the Banksia Award, in the natural capital category. Judged by an independent panel of experts, the Award “recognises demonstrated leadership and excellence in valuing, measuring, managing and investing in Australia’s natural capital with the same rigor that we manage all of […]
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Environmental watering by The Balanced Water Fund
During August 2017, The Murray Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund released a donation of 30 megalitres of water into Yambuna Lagoon. This is the first time that environmental water has been delivered to this wetland. The Murray Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund is an investment model that helps both nature and people while delivering […]