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Gresham House hires Olly Hughes to manage forestry division

With UK timber prices up 30% and forest land values rising, the manager will continue investing in Britain and plans to expand in Ireland in 2019.

FMO launches forestry investment program to fight climate change

The ambitious project by the Dutch development bank will operate in West Africa and South East Asia.

Thunder Bay project points to the future of forestry

FPInnovations and Resolute Forest Products are launching a $17m venture that will produce bio-chemicals derived from wood, as part of an effort to renew the forest products industry.

Brookfield snaps up German real assets manager

Lampe Equity, a renewables specialist, also has a fund advisory unit that offers forestry, real estate and private equity services.

Impact timber funds greatly outperform conventional

In a new report by Cambridge Associates and Global Impact Investment Network, impact funds delivered and 80% higher return than conventional funds through June of last year.

Stafford sheds Phaunos fund’s dead weight, boosting profits

When Stafford began managing the fund in June 2014, it set out with the mission to dispose of non-yielding, higher-risk assets.

Stafford makes two agri hires in London

Global investment group Stafford Capital Partners has announced the appointment of two agriculture executives, Marek Guizot and James Allen, who joined the London-based real assets division last month.

AXA IM: When investing into forestry, ESG comes first

Christophe Lebrun, head of forestry investments at AXA Investment Managers- Real Assets, speaks with Agri Investor about the strategy behind its October purchase of a 958-hectare forest in France, the firm's investment preferences, and forestry's appeal to the firm and its investors.

CalPERS posts mixed real assets performance

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System took a hit on its real assets portfolio in fiscal year 2015-2016 that impacted its short-term and long-term returns for the $21.7bn program.

New Forests’ $490m raise marks third fund’s first close

The fund will employ a long-term value add strategy investing in a portfolio of hardwood and softwood plantation assets in Australia and New Zealand.
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