Pax Zoega is a veteran agricultural real asset analyst and investment manager. Pax has extensive experience in analysing and acquiring large commercial farms. Pax specialises in arable and livestock enterprises in the UK and Australia and has completed over 200 transactions in these markets during his career on behalf of a range of private, corporate and institutional clients. Currently Pax is the Head of Product Development at Land Commodities Asset Management AG, a Swiss agricultural asset management and advisory firm with over 150,000 hectares of farmland under management. Land Commodities has offices in Zurich and Perth, Australia serving both HNW private clients and institutional investors. Prior to Land Commodities, Pax worked in the agricultural finance sector analysing credit risk for lenders and advising borrowers on debt and enterprise restructuring. During his spare time Pax is an angel investor, blogger, very passionate amateur chef and lover of roots reggae (especially whilst cooking!).
I write about emerging and frontier markets in Asia. I now primarily contribute work to Forbes Asia. My most recent work and my complete bio can be found on Forbes Asia's site:
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I would like to thank Seeking Alpha's editorial staff for giving me a start in this profession. In particular I would like to thank George Moriarty and Eli Hoffman.
I will contribute still to Seeking Alpha from time to time as the opportunity presents itself.
The picture is a young man pole-vaulting a bull in Pamplona, Spain, as part of the festivities around the annual running of the bulls. "Play with the bull, avoid the horns."
Former banker to north american mining & energy industries and coal industry CFO. My initial training was as a financial analyst. My investment philosophy is to seek out fundamentally sound companies in industries that exhibit positive trends. Currently active in mortgage and real estate industries.
BS-Business Admin-Univ of Illinois