Farmland offers opportunities


EMAC Capital’s Agrotrust aims to address the issues, help improve yield from underdeveloped land and raise money as a result.

Co-chief investment officer and EMAC chief executive Matthew Gilpin sees opportunities for investment in this area across the world, but particularly in Eastern Europe.

Agrotrust will take the form of a cell company incorporated in Jersey, with separate cells for forestry and farmland.

Gilpin plans to focus investment in Poland, Romania and Serbia, where land is cheap and a