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Stafford resigns as Phaunos fund manager

The global investment and advisory firm is helping select a sales manager for assets that remain within the listed timber fund after shareholders voted to wind the company down in June.

When a tree falls, consider timber

Investors looking to integrate impact principles into their portfolios without foregoing performance ought to consider timber funds.

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.

MainePERS votes to invest $150m in Silver Creek

Maine Public Employees’ Retirement System will commit to the newly-created joint venture between Plum Creek and Silver Creek.