This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes the CCO of FarmTogether, David Chan, for a discussion on investing in agriculture and farmland. David has a professional background in meteorology and agribusiness and is passionate about the intersection of food, agriculture, water, and investing.
During this episode, David discusses investing in agriculture and farmland. Farmland is an excellent asset class for capital preservation and diversification, and FarmTogether offers several products to allow retail and institutional investors greater access to this asset class. He also talks about the leasing structure for crops such as corn and soybeans. Additionally, Dave touches on FarmTogether’s evergreen fund, which targets various geographies and commodities.
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About Our Guest David Chan
David has over seven years of experience in finance and technology across agribusiness. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Atmospheric Sciences from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Before joining FarmTogether, David was a Senior Private Equity Associate at AMERRA Capital Management. He previously worked at Prudential Agriculture Investments, Gro Intelligence, & Barclays Investment Bank. David is also a member of LEAD NY’s Class 19.
About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP
Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.
For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex also believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.