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HighQuest’s Global AgInvesting 2009 Conference to Give Investors the Most Accurate, Actionable Information on Opportunities in World Agriculture (6.22.2009)

HighQuest’s Global AgInvesting 2009 Conference to Give Investors the Most Accurate, Actionable Information on Opportunities in World Agriculture

Press Release -- SOUTHWEST HARBOR, ME -- June 22, 2009 -- Global AgInvesting 2009, a conference produced by Soyatech, LLC, in partnership with the Investment Management Institute (IMI) and HighQuest Partners, is underway in New York, NY. Aimed at public and private market investors, this conference will explore opportunities for investments in agricultural lands, commodities and infrastructure.
The program will address the outlook for investment in North and South America, Australia, China, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Speakers with deep global expertise in various crops will address the crucial drivers of demand, supply and pricing over the next decade, with a focus on the need (and potential) for additional production.

“This conference provides an unprecedented opportunity for investors and investment managers – who are under more pressure than ever to make the best possible decisions with their capital – to get the facts about fundamentals in the ag sector,” says Hunt Stookey, Managing Director of HighQuest Partners.

The speaker roster includes representatives from some of the world’s leading companies in agribusiness and agricultural investment around the globe, including Adecoagro, Altima Partners, Bunge North America, COSAN S.A., DuPont/Pioneer Hi-Bred, Emergent Asset Management, George Washington University, Hancock Agricultural Investment Group, International Finance Corporation, JP Morgan Chase, Macquarie Global Investments, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Quifel Natural Resources, Rabobank, Radar Propriedades Agricolas S.A. and others.

“We are proud to offer this incredibly knowledgeable and experienced slate of speakers and panelists,” says Philippe de Lapérouse, Managing Director of HighQuest Partners’ Global Food and Agribusiness Practice. “We believe this conference will prove to be an important catalyst for intelligent investment in a vital sector of the world economy.”

For more information about the conference or to register, visit
www.soyatechevents.com or call 800-424-SOYA. Plans for a follow up event next year are already underway.

About HighQuest Partners LLC
HighQuest Partners (www.highquestpartners.com) is a management consulting and strategic advisory firm that helps executive teams around the world to make better informed decisions about their strategies, investments/m&a, and governance. Since 1992, HighQuest and its subsidiary SJH & Company have completed over 500 strategic assignments for strategic players and financial investors & their portfolio companies in the global grain, oilseed, food, agribusiness, biofuels, industrial, & financial services sectors.

About Soyatech, LLC
Soyatech (
www.soyatech.com) is a global media, marketing, and event company that assists food, oilseed, agri-business, and agri-transportation sector firms to assess and develop market opportunities through its publications, conferences, webinars, and widely-used internet platform. More about Soyatech-produced conferences can be found here: www.soyatechevents.com. Founded in 1985, the company publishes the annual Soya & Oilseed Bluebook, the industry’s leading source of information on oilseed and agribusiness companies and products, an industry-focused email newsletter (in daily and weekly editions), and Soyatech.com, the award-winning business-to-business online resource for the industry. Soyatech’s information services are referred to by tens of thousands of the world’s leading commodity, food and biofuels companies in over 100 countries every week. Soyatech, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of HighQuest Partners.

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