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About Rural Trust

Rural Trust is a private equity company focusing on investments in agricultural assets and tailored financial capital solutions for agribusinesses. Rural Trust facilitates wholesale investor access to investment opportunities on the same terms as larger participating institutions and cornerstone investors.

Each transaction is reviewed and approved by Rural Trusts credit committee. Rural Trusts exclusive network of qualified investors are then invited to invest in transactions alongside participating institutions, cornerstone investors, and Rural Trust who commits to funding each approved transaction whilst agreeing to a scale-back allowing Rural Trusts investors to participate in available transactions.

Some Investors within our network choose to have Rural Trust manage their funds alongside its own in a Funds Management and Trustee capacity.

Our Experience

Rural Trust is a subsidiary of the Thundering Herd Group with experienced professionals in the commercial property, legal, banking, and agriculture industries.

Both investors and investees leverage off the experience of the Rural Trust team in order to achieve their individual desired outcomes, be that gaining access to unique opportunities on the same terms as the larger participating institutions or gaining access to funds on negotiated terms.

Investment Process

1

Transactions sourced and reviewed for fit with Investment Strategy.

2

Selected transactions submitted to Rural Trusts Investment Committee.

3

Rural Trust commits to funding each approved transaction whilst agreeing to a scale-back allowing Rural Trusts investors to participate in available transactions.

4

Rural Trusts exclusive network of qualified investors are invited to invest in transactions alongside participating institutions and cornerstone investors.

Funding

Transaction sizes ranging from $2.5 million to $50 million.

Industries include

  • Fruits & Nuts
  • Viticulture
  • Vegetables
  • Dairy
  • Broadacre cropping
  • Livestock production
  • Water
  • Transactions

  • Equity Release
  • Co-investment
  • Purchase and leaseback
  • Investors

    Investors apply to become a qualified investor on the Rural Trust platform.

  • Obtain access to unique agricultural opportunities on the same terms as larger participating institutions.

  • View transactions and choose to invest directly in an individual agricultural asset.

  • Choose to have Rural Trust invest your funds alongside our own in a Funds Management and Trustee capacity.

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