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2009-12-04 04:14:00

MAASTRICHT, The Netherlands, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- - Extensive EUR 965 Million Financing A Pan-European bank consortium led by ING Real Estate Finance (Co-ordinator), Rabobank and KBC have confirmed their confidence in Q-Park by participating in the new Corporate Financing of EUR 965 million. Q-Park, an international, Dutch owned parking company, has secured extensive financing for a total of EUR 965 million for three years, committed by ING, Rabobank, KBC, ABN...

2009-07-13 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank today announced the establishment of a Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Finance (REIF) team in the Americas, and the arrival of Thomas Emmons, Managing Director, as its head. Rabobank's REIF business has teams in Europe, Asia and now in New York, focusing on the Americas region. Rabobank's REIF business specializes in non- and limited-recourse finance solutions in renewable energy, bio-energy, and energy infrastructure projects. Rabobank's REIF...

2009-06-16 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- While consumer confidence is at its highest level since November 2008, that doesn't mean consumers are spending more. According to a new Rabobank podcast, consumers, who once focused on premium products, now place a premium on value -- and are unlikely to revert once the recession recovers. "An economic recovery would help loosen up consumer purse strings, and improve some of the consumer confidence levels," said Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research...

2009-04-20 11:00:00

U.S. farmers claim high awareness, involvement in sustainable agriculture NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With Earth Day around the corner, Rabobank found that nearly 70 percent of the U.S. farmers and ranchers surveyed have taken steps toward implementing sustainable agricultural practices. "Sustainability is an increasing priority among consumers as well as for many areas of industry and commerce, and this survey shows that U.S. farmers and ranchers share that view," said John Ryan,...

2009-04-06 10:10:00

More than half U.S. farmers employing risk management strategies NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank recently launched a survey to gauge farmers' confidence, and found that, while farmers' outlook on the economy generally mirrors that of the overall population, more than half of farmers surveyed are employing risk management strategies to help navigate this difficult economic climate. "Our survey demonstrates that U.S. farmers and ranchers are tackling the current economic...

2009-03-20 08:00:00

Leases Offer Access to Leading-Edge Equipment without Affecting Balance Sheet ATLANTA, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In a time when the economy seems down for the count, hospitals and healthcare centers are finding themselves in the same position as other businesses and even homeowners - the lack of available financing is putting a damper on major projects and capital budgets. At Elekta, Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers of oncology and neurosurgical devices and software, a...

2009-01-27 13:28:00

California Team Includes Cycling Stars Oscar Freire, Robert Gesink ROSEVILLE, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rabobank Pro Cycling Team will compete in the 2009 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race, the third year of the team's participation. Rabobank's California team will include cycling stars Oscar Freire, 3-time World Champion and winner of the green jersey (points classification) in the 2008 Tour de France, and Robert Gesink, Best Young Rider (2007 and 2008) and stage...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a pioneering technology company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine and human powered devices, announced today that it has completed the first close of a $25.4 million financing round. NGEN III, LP provided $10 million as the lead investor. Robeco, the investment arm of Rabobank of The Netherlands, provided an additional $10 million from its Clean Tech Private Equity...

2008-12-04 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- For members of the news media, Rabobank will host a webcast from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Eastern) Dec. 18 to present its newly published 2009 North American Food & Agribusiness Outlook. The annual Outlook is compiled by Rabobank's North American Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) group, who will provide analysis and insight into key topics affecting North America's agriculture industry in 2009. To enroll in the webcast, go to:...

2008-09-17 12:00:23

To: BUSINESS EDITORS Contact: Lynne Burns of Rabobank, +1-212-808-2581, lynne.burns@rabobank.com High international and local dairy prices; tense global supply/ demand balance seen as supporting Brazilian dairy industry to become an important international player UTRECHT, Netherlands, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/--A buoyant outlook awaits Brazils dairy sector thanks largely to existing domestic market growth, export market development, and high potential of milk production increase in Brazil,...


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