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The Swedish pension provider wants to increase its allocation to non-listed real estate, of which agri and timber are a part, to 15% over the long term.
Asia Plantation Capital may list its investment management business and its own forestry assets but some $500m of third-party AUM would remain private.
UK-based forestry and wind farm asset manager FIM has reopened fundraising and is expected to hold a final close on roughly $108m in November.
The firm's recent hire follows the sale of more than 120 rural and agribusiness properties in the last 18 months.
The West African forestry investment company recently secured $10m from a Nordic DFI to help further fund its operations.
The fund management firm has added a real assets fund of funds to its listed equity offering in response to demand from existing clients and has hired real assets manager Capital Innovations as sub-advisor.
The Colombian forestry asset manager has raised $24m in equity from a $70m equity raise target; the remainder will be raised through debt.
Agri Investor’s recent networking event drew a varied crowd that discussed the attraction of forestry assets to UK investors, big agtech players and marketing regulations. Debates about African agriculture returned.
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The Timberland Investment Management Organisation is buying 50,000 acres from Plum Creek, acquiring it for a separate account investor.
The timberland asset management firm is aiming to close its Eco Products Fund for the first time during the third quarter of this year.

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