This month's guest speaker:
GM - Investor Relations & Marketing
Rural Funds Management
James Powell has worked in the financial services sector for 18 years, having spent seven years in the financial planning industry, including as a Financial Adviser in both national and boutique dealer groups.
James has worked at Rural Funds Management for over 10 years; he is responsible for investor relations, marketing and distribution activities for both listed and unlisted investments .
"Generating income from agricultural investment".
RFM has acquired large-scale agricultural property assets and associated water entitlements.
RFM manages over $1.2 billion of agricultural assets. This includes $939m of assets in six investment funds for which RFM is the responsible entity. Assets are located across New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria.
RFM’s largest fund under management, the Rural Funds Group (RFF), is an ASX-listed real estate investment trust. RFF owns an $923m portfolio of diversified agricultural assets including almond and macadamia orchards, commercial-scale poultry farms, premium vineyards, water entitlements, cattle and cotton assets, all of which are leased to quality tenants.
It is necessary to register for the meeting by 10:00 am on the Friday before the meeting.