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Mar 20, 2016

OTTAWA, Canada,  Bonnefield today announced financial results for Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I and LP II for the year ended December 31, 2015.

LP I highlights include:

  • 5.53 per cent return for investors, inclusive of cash distributions
  • cash distributions of 5.0 per cent per annum
  • 12.90 ...

Mar 9, 2016

OTTAWA, Canada, March 9, 2016 – Common conceptions of Canadian agriculture would place wheat or canola as the country’s largest crops, however, forage crops, including those iconic rolled hay bales that dot our landscape, are in fact Canada’s largest crop by production volume.

In ...


Oct 1, 2015

TORONTO Canada, October 1, 2015 –Bonnefield Financial is pleased to announce it has earned an “A” rating from the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UN-PRI) for its overarching approach to responsible investment.  

In December 2014, Bonnefield became the first ...


Apr 14, 2015

OTTAWA, Canada, April 14, 2015 Bonnefield congratulates our own Steve Kaminski who has been awarded the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. Created 20 years ago, the award recognizes living Canadians and permanent residents who have made a significant, sustained, unpaid contribution to ...


Jan 26, 2015

In an interview with Jim Algie for Better Farming (January 2015 issue), Bonnefield President Tom Eisenhauer talks about the Dufferin farmlands purchase, farmland investment in general and Bonnefield's goal to be a source of alternative capital for Canadian farm operators.

Read more: Canadian ...


Dec 4, 2014

OTTAWA Canada, December 4, 2014 – Bonnefield Financial is pleased to announce it has qualified to become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investments Initiative (UN PRI). Founded in 2006, UN PRI is a network of global investors committed to working together ...


Jan 29, 2014

OTTAWA Canada, January 29, 2014 – Bonnefield Financial today announced a second closing of Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP III (“LP III”) with a total of $261,000,000 of commitments from Canadian investors, exceeding its original target of $200,000,000.

LP III is the largest Canadian ...


Sep 18, 2013

OTTAWA, Canada, September 19, 2013 ? Bonnefield Financial, Canada’s only national farmland investment manager, has announced semi-annual financial results for Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I and Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP II.

LP I highlights include:

  • 17.68 per cent return for ...

Jul 16, 2013

OTTAWA, Canada, July 16, 2013 – Bonnefield Financial today announced an initial closing of its third investment partnership, Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP III (“LP III”). LP III received various commitments totaling $100,000,000 from Canadian investors and more capital may be raised in ...


Mar 8, 2013

OTTAWA, Canada, March 8, 2013  Bonnefield Financial, Canada’s only national farmland investment manager, today announced financial results for Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I for the year ended December 31, 2012.

Highlights include:

  •  20.24 per cent return for investors, inclusive of cash ...

Feb 5, 2013

OTTAWA, Canada, February 5, 2013 – Bonnefield Financial today announced the closing of its second Canadian farmland investment partnership, Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP II (LP II). The $22,500,000 raised for LP II will be used to provide Canadian farmers with land-lease financing to help ...


Dec 18, 2012
"...third party investment in farmland in Canada is negligible," says Eisenhauer. Read the full interview as published in Better Farming, "The continuing rise in Ontario farmland values", August/September 2012.

Nov 6, 2012

OTTAWA, Canada, November 6, 2012 — Canadian farmland investment will be the topic of discussion when Bonnefield Financial President Tom Eisenhauer speaks this month at the 14th Annual Canadian Private Equity Summit and also at the Canadian Small Cap Agriculture and Chemical Conference.

The 14th ...


Oct 17, 2012

OTTAWA, Canada, October 18, 2012 — Bonnefield Financial has just released a new research paper, The Economic Value of Farmland, that examines the rising costs of Canadian farmland from the perspective of Canadian farmers.  The study shows that farmland prices have been driven by improving farm ...


Oct 9, 2012

Toronto, Canada, October 10, 2012 – On Thursday, October 4, 2012 more than 100 investors, advisors, ag professionals and policy makers met at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto to exchange information and ideas about Canadian farmland investment. In its third year, the Canadian Farmland & ...


Sep 14, 2012

OTTAWA, Canada, September 14, 2012 – Investors in Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I experienced a 10.4 per cent return during the first six months of 2012 including cash distributions.  Earlier this year Bonnefield announced a policy of 5% cash distributions payable semi-annually.  Total ...


May 16, 2012

OTTAWA, Canada, May 16, 2012 – Building on the success of its first limited partnership for farmland investment, Bonnefield Financial today announced the formation of Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP II.

Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP II (LP II) will invest in Canadian farmland with a view to ...


Apr 11, 2012

OTTAWA, Canada, April 12, 2012 - Bonnefield Financial Inc. today announced a cash distribution for Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I (“LP I”) of 5.0%.  Beginning in 2012, Bonnefield has instituted a policy for semi-annual cash distributions in June and December, initially targeted at 5.0% per ...


Mar 8, 2012

OTTAWA, Canada, March 8, 2012 - Bonnefield Financial Inc. today announced audited results for the fiscal 2011 period for Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I (“LP I”).

Based on independent, third-party appraisals of its Canadian farmland portfolio, investors in LP I experienced a 10.4% net ...


Jan 14, 2012

Ottawa, Canada, January 14, 2012—Bonnefield Financial Inc. is pleased to announce that a final round of fundraising was held for Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I ("Bonnefield LP I") on December 30, 2011. The proceeds of the offering were used to acquire and lease additional farmlands in ...


Nov 7, 2011

OTTAWA, Canada, November 7, 2011 — Farm revenue and productivity are the major contributing factors to rising farmland prices in Canada, says a research report recently published by Bonnefield, a Canadian farmland investment management and property management company. The report titled Factors ...


Nov 2, 2011

OTTAWA, Canada, November 1, 2011 —Canadian Farmland Investment will be the topic of discussion when Bonnefield Financial President Tom Eisenhauer speaks this month at Ag 2.0 Global Investments Conference and the 13th Annual Canadian Private Equity Summit.

Ag 2.0 Global investments Conference is ...


Aug 30, 2011

Canada’s preeminent farmland investment seminar to feature speakers from leading organizations including Purdue University, Agri-Food Innovation and Regulation, George Morris Centre, Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, and Farm Credit Canada

OTTAWA, Canada, August 30, 2011 — The top thought ...


Aug 9, 2011

August 9, 2011
Bonnefield Financial President Tom Eisenhauer discusses Canadian farmland as an alternative investment class, one that offers investors an attractive return, excellent capital preservation, low risk and broad portfolio diversification.

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Jun 22, 2011

OTTAWA, Canada, June 23, 2011—Again this year, leading experts in Canadian farmland investment and agri-business investment will meet at the Canadian Farmland & Agri-Business Investment Seminar. The one-day seminar, which brings together private investors, managers, policy makers and ...


May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011
Tom discusses Bonnefield's Canadian farmland investment fund with BNN's Martin Cej and Frances Horodelski. "Our issue right now is that we're seeing such demand from the farm community for this type of capital, because very little of it exists, that we're seeing more demand than the ...


May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011
While the research is some of the first to confirm that global warming affects crop levels, some agricultural-related investment vehicles have already been twigging to the theme.

This is “one of the reasons why when we looked around the world at agricultural investing, we just ...


May 4, 2011

May 4, 2011
The Globe and Mail's ROB Magazine asked 18 of the world's foremost thinks on food -- the people advising presidents, prime ministers and CEOs -- for their ideas (big and small) on how to solve the food crisis. To read the article and Bonnefield's views, follow this link and click on Tom ...


Apr 17, 2011

April 17, 2011
A former investment banker and tech investor, Tom Eisenhauer was cycling in Ontario's farmland country when he wondered about the merits of farmland investing. After several months of research, he had his answer.

"I had no idea that farmland was such a huge institutional investment ...


Apr 11, 2011
May 9-10, 2011,Chicago Il
Following a successful presentation at the London conference, Bonnefield Financial President Tom Eisenhauer has been invited to present on farmland investment in Canada at the spring conference.

Feb 25, 2011

February 25, 2011
Andrew Bell and David Kaufman take BNN viewers off the beaten path of investing and outline some alternative money-making strategies with Tom Eisenhauer.

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Jan 13, 2011

OTTAWA, Canada, January 13, 2011 — Bonnefield today announced another round of financing of its Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I which took place on December 1, 2010. The Fund offers lease financing to successful, growth-oriented Canadian farm operators while at the same time provides long-term ...


Oct 12, 2010

OTTAWA, Canada, October 2010 — Bonnefield Financial's Tom Eisenhauer was recently featured in a publication highlighting expert insights from the recent World Agriculture Investment Conference in London. In the report, which was compiled by FC Business Intelligence, Mr. Eisenhauer discusses the ...


May 12, 2010

New private fund preserves "farmland for farming" ™

OTTAWA, Canada, May 12, 2010 — Bonnefield today announced the formation of a unique limited partnership fund targeting long-term investment in Canadian farmlands. Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I offers an innovative source of much-needed ...


Jan 5, 2010

Experienced scientist brings specialized soil management expertise to farmland management and investment firm

OTTAWA, Canada, January 5, 2010 — Bonnefield today announced the appointment of Erik Apedaile, P.Ag. as Chief Agrologist. Bonnefield is Canada's first national farmland management and ...


Jul 6, 2009
Bay Street veteran to manage fund operations and farmland investments

OTTAWA, Canada, July 6, 2009 — Bonnefield today announced the appointment of Tom Eisenhauer as President of Bonnefield Financial. Bonnefield is Canada’s first national farmland management and investment company. Bonnefield ...

Jan 1, 2009
Long-time farm operator and realtor an asset to farmland management and investment firm

OTTAWA, Canada, January 2009 — Bonnefield today announced the appointment of Wally Johnston as Vice President of Business Development. Bonnefield is Canada’s first national farmland management and investment ...