A fresh report seeks to address the ‘disconnect’ between conservation organizations and institutional investors. Its authors told us how LPs can hope to generate returns.
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The UK-focused firm, which specializes in “relatively undermanaged” companies, is largely backed by US endowments and European funds of funds.
The pension’s real assets annual review points to possible future efforts at rebalancing away from value-add, which currently accounts for 39% of CalPERS’ $2bn timber portfolio.
Through its recent Investment Hub initiative, the sovereign wealth fund will not simply look for opportunities, it will look to create them by helping to strengthen New Zealand’s economic environment.
Industry players believe tight supplies may result in an increase in the price of wood products, though the impact will be felt differently across regions.
Made on behalf of investors that include two pension funds, the deal is understood to be worth in the hundreds of millions.
A series of transactions sees the collaboration between several LPs and Silver Creek Asset Management add the pension to its ranks, along with an additional 121,000 acres of timberland.
Real assets specialist Jaap Tol explains how the plantation management firm, which also acts on behalf of the $200m Central American Timber Fund, aims to help investors generate double-digit returns.
The French real assets manager has added 14,000 ha and €50m in value to its timber holdings with the acquisition of 15 forests in central Finland.
Kaingaroa Timberlands, NZ Super’s largest single asset, helped it achieve a double-digit return in 2016-17. Does that mean the sovereign fund is in an acquisitive mood again?