Friday, April 4, 2014

Rice from Africa for Africa: Duxton Asset Management and its Investment in Tanzanian Rice Farming

ZEISBERGER Claudia, SHARMA Anindita, PRAHL Michael
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Duxton Asset Management, a specialist agro-business investor, is evaluating an investment in rice farming in Tanzania, Africa. Duxton has a business strategy of investing in operating farmland assets, many of which are in developing or even frontier markets. The case discusses the complexities of investing in an atypical multidimensional asset.