Strategy

  • Agricultural Land

Advance Terrafund REIT is the largest public company owner of farmland in Bulgaria. The main focus of the company is seeking strong capital appreciation by quick consolidation of the acquired plots. At the same time the Fund is aiming at providing its shareholders with current yield coming from rent and/or sale. Advance Terrafund is not a farmer but only a landowner. To secure the current yield, the company has established long-term relationship with the leading farming companies in Bulgaria;

  • Urban Land

The Fund invests also in land located within the borders or in the vicinity of the largest cities in Bulgaria targeting further amendment of the land statute. The parcels that are of interest for the company have the appropriate size, location and infrastructure that is most suitable for development of commercial, industrial and/or logistic centers;

  • Investment Goals

  1. To own 22 500 ha in the most suitable agriculture areas in the country till the end of 2018;

  2. To lease 82% of the land in 2018-2019;

  3. To sell the acquired land at the most profitable way;

  4. Proactive participation in eleven land consolidation projects;

  • Investment Strategy

  1. Setting up a land portfolio, where 90% are invested in agricultural and up to 10% in urban land;

  2. Establishment of a strong network of agents buying agricultural land exclusively for the Fund;

  3. Acquiring farmland in regions with the best soil and climate conditions;

  4. Acquiring urban land suitable for industrial and/or commercial real estate development;

  5. Quick land consolidation aiming at high capital appreciation;

  6. Establishment of long-term relationship with the leading farming companies;

  7. Renting out the agricultural land in the Fund’s portfolio;

  8. Development of the best equity/debt structure to fulfill the Fund’s investment target and to increase the Fund’s share value;

  9. Sell consolidated agricultural and urban land to international and domestic farmers and/or investors;