Olam and AFC call on lobbyists to help develop their industrial parks
Who has been guiding Olam's cotton spending spree?
After shelving its infrastructure projects in the three Arise funds, the Indian-Singaporean giant Olam has been concentrating on its agro-food business and buying up African cotton companies with the help of a low-profile French advisor who knows the sector like the back of his hand. [...]
Olam chooses Port Louis over London to registrer its Arise Infrastructure fund
While Olam set up its first fund, Arise Ports & Logistics, in London, from where its partner, AP Moeller Capital, runs its operations, the agribusiness giant has chosen Mauritius's more welcoming fiscal landscape for its second and third funds, Arise Infrastructure and Arise Special Economic Zone. [...]
Arise Industrial lays the first stone in its future African free zone empire in Akoupé-Zeudji
After setting up Arise Port & Logistics with AP Moller, then Arise Infrastructure, to invest in roads, agricultural trading giant Olam has created a third brand dedicated to industrial free zones. Arise Industrial is preparing to make its first investment in Ivory Coast. [...]