Profitable. Experienced. Safe.

Investing into Australian agriculture.

Growth Farms is focused on delivering investor returns by acquiring, managing and divesting high quality, diverse agricultural assets across Australia.  

The business is a privately owned investment management company which has achieved a long term net return of 10.4% pa to investors. It was founded in 1999 by a small group of successful Australian farmers and has since grown to manage over A$400 million of agricultural investments for a global network of high net worth individuals, family office and institutional clients.

Growth Farms’ core philosophy is to manage sustainable, efficient and profitable agriculture operations.

This philosophy is founded on an evidence-based approach including:

  • Long term investment horizon focused on achieving sustainable cash yields
  • An in-house proprietary approach to construct portfolios
  • Alignment of interests with investors through free structuring and co-investment
  • Environmental, social and governance factors are integral to all investments


The advantages of mixed farming

Growth Farms Portfolio Manager Jon Harpley discusses the investment opportunities presented by mixed farming in Australia, and Analyst Matt Story provides …

Get back to basics to build ag profitability

A low cost of production is essential in a profitable farming enterprise. David Sackett, Managing Director, discusses the key to profitability …

Australian Farmland Index Q1 2017

Annual total farmland return for the index was 16.89% for the four quarters to Q1 2017. Income returns accounted for 8.06% …

Introduction to Growth Farms and GFA Fund 1

Filmed at a number of Growth Farms managed properties in south western Victoria. David Sackett (Managing Director) discusses Growth Farms investing …

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