Rural Funds Management Limited (RFM) is one of the oldest and most experienced agricultural fund managers in Australia.
Established in 1997, RFM is the responsible entity for seven agricultural investment funds and as at February 2017 had approximately $608m of assets under management across New South Wales (NSW), 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 a $550m portfolio of quality, diversified agricultural assets including almond and macadamia orchards, commercial scale poultry farms, premium vineyards, cattle assets and water entitlements, all of which are leased to quality tenants.
Operating from a head office in Canberra, and offices in Sydney, regional NSW and Queensland, RFM employs more than 70 staff in fund and asset management activities.
The RFM Board and Management have relevant knowledge and experience in the sectors in which the funds are invested, gained through managing and developing assets including water, poultry, almonds, macadamias, viticulture, cotton, rural infrastructure, cattle properties and livestock over a 20 year history.