Farm investment manager MyFarm is looking to raise up to $100 million to start a new fund which would invest across a range of horticulture businesses and potentially list on the stock exchange in three years.

The Kakariki Fund will aim to invest in orchards, vineyards and farms which will be co-managed by horticulture processors and exporters including honey producer Comvita, Kiwifruit company DMS Progrowers, Sacred Hill wines, apple growers Rockit Global and craft beer hop grower Hop Revolution.

Andrew Watters, chief executive of MyFarm, said the fund was the first time it was rolling up a number of horticulture