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The Weekly Times – ‘Libs to blame for MIS loss’

Posted on: June 24, 2013

The longstanding debacles associated with Managed Investment Schemes Forestry have caused taxpayers to lose millions, and according to Agricultural Economist Sam Paton, the Liberal party is to blame. Read the full article featured in The Weekly Times.

The Weekly Times – ‘Voters deserve clarity on land-use policies’

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The federal election is just around the corner and with the coalition expected to take power, voters should question their patchy policies concerning managed investment schemes forestry. Read the full article featured in The Weekly Times.

The Border Mail – ‘Valuer queries project figures’

Posted on: March 19, 2013

As forestry plantation business AgriWealth establishes a managed investment scheme in the Tallangatta Valley, Agribusiness valuer and economist Sam Paton questions the legitimacy of such schemes and the figures investors are served up. To read the full article, click here.

ABC Rural – ‘Managed investment schemes – costly or savvy?’

Posted on: January 7, 2013

Despite a string of bankruptcies, court cases and weak government reform, supporters of agriculture based managed investment schemes (MIS) argue it’s met the goal of investment for new industries. Agribusiness specialist Sam Paton is calling for the Government to end … more

Agribusiness investors – Are you learners or lemmings?

Posted on: December 10, 2012

The debacle known as the Agribusiness Managed Investments Act has been in place for over 14 years and some $4 billion of investors and superannuated money has been lost in tax driven schemes for everything from blue gum trees, pine … more

The Sydney Morning Herald – ‘A question every dud adviser fears’

Posted on: September 17, 2012

Unfortunately, identifying a well informed financial advisor who can deliver reliable, useful and profitable advice is no easy task. However, there is one way to quickly eliminate the duds. Just ask them one very simple question, “Have you ever put any … more

The Weekly Times – ‘Live exports ‘too risky”

Posted on: July 4, 2012

Prior to the 2011 suspension, Sam Paton, boss of Agribusiness Valuations Australia, has said that Northern Territory farms had been too dependent on Indonesia’s live cattle trade. Read the full article featured in The Weekly Times.

Stock & Land – ‘Paton Launches New Agribusiness’

Posted on: April 26, 2012

Following the sale of Sam Paton’s earlier business (Sam Paton and Associates), the agribusiness specialist has launched a new company called Agribusiness Valuations Australia. Paton’s new venture will specialise in compulsory acquisitions, wine industry and horticulture valuations along with the … more

The Land – ‘Paton Starts Up Agribusiness Valuer’

Posted on: April 16, 2012

Agribusiness specialist Sam Paton has launched a new company called Agribusiness Valuations Australia. Paton’s new business will have a particular focus on compulsory acquisitions, the wine industry and horticulture valuations along with broader agribusiness work. To read the full update, … more

The Age – ‘Rural venture’

Posted on: April 4, 2012

Rural property values will be under the microscope in a new company. Agribusiness specialist and certified practising valuer, Sam Paton, has launched Agribusiness Valuations Australia. This follows his completion of a six-year contract with the Lee Group, who bought his … more