Wed, Nov 26, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
A SQUARE

Case Study: Timberland Investing in Panama

Thursday, February 05, 2009
Currently teak is the most prevalent specie being cultivated -.

A SQUARE :: 05Feb09 Case Study: Timberland Investing in Panama
Category Timberland
Author Sona Blessing
With teak one can secure a 10% to 15% IRR depending on how expensive the land is and what sort of maintenance techniques the plot requires.
For other species that IRR is lower and the cycle is longer.
Download this research The many benefits of an A SQUARE subscription Recommend to a friend

<< A SQUARE archive sorted by date    << A SQUARE archive sorted by category

 Article link
More research related to Timberland

[18Mar13] [Timberland] A SQUARE 18 Mar 2013
Global timberland investment trends and the role of U.S. forestry investments in a mixed portfolio

Download

[13Jul12] [Timberland] Forestry investment
Investor survey and a new fund launch

Download

[11Nov11] [Timberland] A SQUARE 11 Nov 2011
Highlighting recent trends in the timberland investment industry and introducing a niche investment fund

Download

[17Oct11] [Timberland] A SQUARE 17 Oct 2011
Fund profile – The Global Forestry Growth Fund

Download

[12Sep11] [Timberland] A SQUARE 12 Sep 2011
Industry analysts see demand for timber products shifting to emerging economies, offering opportunities for investors. The Africasia Sustainable Forestry Fund is active in this niche.

Download

[14Mar11] [Timberland] A SQUARE 14 Mar 2011
Is now the time to invest in timberland?

Download

[29May10] [Timberland] Why timber can be a favorable asset class for institutional investors
Examining the advantages of timberland as an asset class

Download

[18Jun09] [Timberland] Case Study Investing in Brazil
Forest and other national legislation is equally applicable to foreigners and Brazilians

Download

[21May09] [Timberland] Case Study: Investing in China
Some regional governments have even proposed special preferential policies for foreign investors.

Download

[16Apr09] [Timberland] "Go ahead - lower the discount rate, but be real with biological inputs"„
As prices fall, the focus will shift to timber inventory and other fundamentals like growth.

Download

[02Apr09] [Timberland] A SQUARE Timber Special III
"As prices fall, the focus will shift to timber inventory and other fundamentals like growth."

Download

[20Nov08] [Timberland] A SQUARE Timber Special II
" Biological growth, which is the biggest single driver of timberland investment returns, occurs independent of any factor relating to broader financial markets - and that component of the return, investors will earn regardless of entry point."

Download

[04Nov08] [Timberland] In tact return drivers
Investors have recently been willing to accept as low as 5% discount rates for timberland, but now expect rates of compensation to reach 8-9% returns p.a.

Download

[05Sep08] [Timberland] US Tax Treatment of International Forestland Investment
Are on-going gains from dispositions of standing timber to be considered a gain from a disposition of a US Real Property Interest in the first place?

Download

[25Jul08] [Timberland] Niche Timber Investing: Teak
There is a special issue related to teak sawnwood and its quality and price which investors should be aware of

Download

[15Apr08] [Timberland] Trends in 2008
“Timberland ownership is still only a minute proportion of the total financial market asset base, but ownership is rapidly moving from regional to global; and transaction prices continue to defy gravity.” …

Download

[29Feb08] [Timberland] A SQUARE Timber Special
Timber Special

Download

[07Feb08] [Timberland] Leading trends in timber investing
Since industry divestitures are largely complete, most timber investment managers are now focusing on new and creative strategies for placing capital.

Download

[13Dec07] [Timberland] A timber fund
Pure play investment in Acacia mangium, a common plantation hard wood tree species

Download

[06Nov07] [Timberland] Timber and Forestry ETF
An exchange traded fund that provides sector specific, global equity based exposure to timber and forestry

Download

[26Sep07] [Timberland] “Overseas” investment in timberlands - expertise
Geographic diversification does not necessarily equal investment diversification. Investment in many countries does not mean timberland investments are diversified.

Download

[07Aug07] [Timberland] Forest Legacy Investments, LLC
Timberland property values in today’s marketplace often reflect a non-timber or higher and better use (HBU) component.

Download

[17Jul07] [Timberland] Unusual, Short Term Investment "Option"
Where hardwood timber investments are typically a medium to long-term investment, the Australian Timber Investment offers short-term investment options (as short as 12months), which can then be rolled over.

Download

[23May07] [Timberland] Expertise on how forests can be managed to reap returns and still be conserved
Forests are beginning to be managed for both timber production and conservation. In the process, suggests, that this selective approach to forest management can be equally profitable, while also increasing the biological integrity of the forest and allowi

Download

[06Mar07] [Timberland] Thomas Adams Q & A
Shares his insights on returns that can be expected, different investment structures and the changes investing in timber has seen

Download

[30Jan07] [Timberland] Tim Corriero Q & A
Tax benefits accrued could be an add on with this asset diversifier

Download
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - George Soros puts $500m of his money on Bill Gross, Soros, Paulson backed Hispania Activos mulls Realia takeover, Ex-Credit Suisse trader’s hedge fund sees yen shorts as crowded, Hedge hunters double default-swaps as views split, Large hedge fund positions come under pressure, Vikram Pandit's fund picks 50% stake in JM Financial's realty lending arm for $87m[more]

    George Soros puts $500m of his money on Bill Gross From WSJ.com: Before Bill Gross was fully settled in at his new firm, Janus Capital Group Inc., he received an unlikely visit from the chief investment officer of famed investor George Soros ’s firm, according to a person familiar with t

  2. Legal - Hedge fund manager fights £8m tax tribunal ruling[more]

    From FT.com: A hedge fund manager who may have to repay £8m in tax is trying to overturn a tribunal ruling that found he had attempted to shelter millions in an avoidance scheme. Patrick Degorce, chief investment officer at Theleme Partners, lost a tax tribunal case last year. HM Revenue & Customs c

  3. Europe - Hedge funds face exit tax as Iceland central bank discusses plan[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Hedge funds and other creditors with claims against Iceland’s failed banks face an exit tax as the island looks for ways to unwind capital controls without hurting the economy. The government targets having a plan it can present by year-end that would map out how Iceland will sca

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Risk management emerges as a competitive focus area for hedge funds[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Risk management has always been a core component of any trading strategy, as well as a critical part of business management. However, as macreconomic weakness persists, and alpha becomes increasingly hard to generate, risk management as emerged as a more promin

  5. Gross: Inflation is required to pay for prior inflation[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: As inflation rises, every dollar will buy a smaller percentage of a good. While deflation will mean a decrease in the general price level of goods and services. These two economic conditions are both in the waiting room. The consensus would like the former to