There are four ways you can invest in New Zealand farms with MyFarm
Wholesale investments not open to the public
Become a shareholder in a MyFarm syndicate*
A MyFarm syndicate is a farm business owned by a small group of investors. Typically, there are five to 15 investors are involved in a single syndicate. The investment is structured as a limited liability partnership and ownership is issued in proportion to the sum invested (minimum investment of NZ$250,000). A shareholder agreement and constitution govern all aspects of the business. The syndicate owns the land, plant and stock, while a manager is employed to run the day-to-day farming activities. The minimum investment in a MyFarm syndicate is NZ$250,000*.
MyFarm syndicate offers are not able to be taken up unless you fall within the exclusions applicable to offers made to wholesale investors as set out in Schedule 1, clauses 3(2)(a)-(c) and 3(3)(a)-(b)(ii) inclusive of the Financial Markets Conducts Act 2013 (FMCA). You can obtain further information on FMCA requirements and whether you come within the exclusions and their requirements at www.myfarm.co.nz/FMCA.
*As with any investment, there are risks. Investors should seek independent advice before investing.
Own your own farm
If you want to own a farm outright, we can help you identify the right farms, in the right areas, with the most potential.
Retail investments open to the public
Indirect investment in a MyFarm syndicate via a Collective Investment Vehicle (CIV)
A CIV is an investment option that allows collective ownership of an individual MyFarm syndicate holding through smaller investments of no less than $20,000. A CIV is structured as a limited liability company and investment in the initial public offer is via a registered prospectus.
Trade Shares on Syndex www.syndex.exchange
Syndex is a powerful online exchange helping buyers and sellers tap into proportionally-owned assets.
It’s a peer-to-peer marketplace for the many groups of people who pool their financial resources to invest in assets that meet their common interests, such as shares in privately-owned companies or units in property syndicates.
Syndex lets investors easily buy and sell assets that were previously difficult to price and trade. It provides rich sources of information and a secure online environment for you to purchase, manage and trade your assets, letting you cash up at a market price and time that suits you.
Frequently asked questions
In-depth answers to the questions most asked by investors
Ways to invest
Investing in New Zealand farming doesn't mean buying the whole farm. MyFarm gives you options.
New Zealand Investment Law
The New Zealand Government has legislation in place to ensure this country is a safe place to do business.
Risk is an important aspect of the farming business. The uncertainties of weather, yields, prices, government policies, global markets, and other factors can cause wide swings in farm income. Risk management involves choosing among alternatives that reduce the financial effects of such uncertainties.
Talk with our Farm Investment Team
To find out more about land-based investment or MyFarm investment opportunities, please get in touch with us directly.
Register your Interest
Interested in finding out more about farm investment? Get advance notice of our farm investment opportunities by registering here.