Foreign investment in beef a complex and emotive issue

By Shan Goodwin
Updated September 13 2016 - 5:05pm, first published September 12 2016 - 12:27pm
Merger and acquisition specialist David Williams, head of investment bank Kidder Williams, says the beef industry needs to be less concerned with managing foreign investment and more concerned with attracting it.
Merger and acquisition specialist David Williams, head of investment bank Kidder Williams, says the beef industry needs to be less concerned with managing foreign investment and more concerned with attracting it.

THE complexities of balancing the economic benefits of overseas investment in beef operations with perceived concentration risks has become even more evident in the wake of fresh new data on the ownership of agricultural land.

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