All posts tagged: large scale greenhouse

Equilibrium closes industry’s largest Controlled Environment Agriculture fund at $1.022 billion

“There have been boom periods in controlled agriculture, in high tech greenhouses. But even the Dutch industry now realizes something different is happening right now,” says David Chen, CEO with Equilibrium. Today, the company closes the industry’s largest Environment Agriculture fund at $1.022 billion.

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Amid record heat, Equilibrium Capital raises $1 billion for second greenhouse fund

The heat wave made the case more starkly than could any investment pitch deck.

In their offices in Portland, the team at Equilibrium Capital was putting the finishing touches on the real assets manager’s second greenhouse agriculture fund just as the temperature in the Oregon city hit a record-shattering 116 degrees. The Controlled Environment Foods Fund II is itself a record-breaker as Equilibrium’s first billion-dollar fund.

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Five Things for Wednesday, including a $1B fund and America’s top pizza city

It’s a lot of green to grow a lot of greens — and other fruits and vegetables. Portland-based Equilibrium Capital has raised more than $1 billion to invest in a new generation of greenhouse-based agriculture, which advocates say better addresses climate change and other environmental problems tied up with traditional farming.

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AppHarvest Going Public, CEO & Martha Stewart Live on Squawk Box

AppHarvest (“the Company”), a developer and operator of large-scale, high-tech controlled environment indoor farms, and Novus Capital Corp. (Nasdaq: NOVS) (“Novus Capital”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, announced today a definitive agreement for a business combination that would result in AppHarvest becoming a public company.

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