Wed, Dec 7, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Opalesque Radio

Timberland: Anticipating a supply shock and how to optimise returns
Radio Feature 50: Jacek Siry in conversation with Sona Blessing
 
Thursday, February 14, 2013

radio Jacek Siry serves as Associate Professor of Forest Economics at the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. His research areas are timberland investment, timber market modelling, global forest products trade and industry competitiveness, and carbon policies and markets.

In this radio feature Dr. Siry draws on his experience in international forestry issues, including timber trade, availability, costs as well as plantation management across major producing regions and shares how as an investor one could be positioned to optimise returns given the imminent supply side shock posed by Canadian timberland.

 Download this feature as MP3 (7.85 MB)

 
Listen to the complete feature
Timberland: Anticipating a supply shock and how to optimise returns

Duration: 08:34 

 

Or listen to selected sub-features
  • Q1 - a) Status quo on Canada's timberlands - on an annual basis how much timber does it supply to whom and at what prices?
            b) For how much longer do you believe Canada can hold up timber supplies?

    Duration: 02:27 


  • Q2 - Are there alternative supplier - who could they be potentially and the cost?

    Duration: 01:14 


  • Q3 - What would your outlook be for an investor?

    Duration: 00:27 


  • Q4 - Why is now a good time to make timberland acquisitions?

    Duration: 01:04 


  • Q5 - What are some of the uses of the timber?

    Duration: 01:42 


  • Q6 - What sort of returns can investors expect and how does this compare with investing in equity?

    Duration: 01:38 



Radio Link
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. M&A - AllianzGI to acquire Sound Harbor Partners, SS&C completes acquisition of Wells Fargo's Global Fund Services business[more]

    AllianzGI to acquire Sound Harbor Partners Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), an active investment manager, announced that Sound Harbor Partners, a US private credit manager led by Michael Zupon and Dean Criares, have agreed to join its fast-growing Private Debt Platform. Under the te

  2. People - Nectar Financial hires senior investment team, Texas A&M replaces retiring foundation investment chief, Ex-Cadwalader partner Woolery makes another sudden exit, How to become a Python coder at a top hedge fund, by the co-CTO of Man AHL[more]

    Nectar Financial hires senior investment team Nectar Financial AG, a Swiss financial technology company for wealth and asset management, has announced that it has hired two key senior leaders to spearhead its digital asset management efforts. The company also announced that it has entere

  3. Activist News - Cognizant has introductory discussion with activist investor Elliott; to review letter, Starboard Value makes huge investment in Hewlett Packard, Hedge fund calls for removal of First NBC Bank CEO[more]

    Cognizant has introductory discussion with activist investor Elliott; to review letter From Indiatimes.com: Cognizant said it had an introductory discussion with Elliott Management after receiving the activist hedge fund's letter asking for a board shakeup, a buyback, a dividend and chan

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Ireland relaxes treatment of direct lending funds[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The Irish Central Bank has relaxed its treatment of direct lending funds, according to a recently released

  5. Institutions - Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers, Kentucky board gives final approval to halve hedge fund portfolio, $38bn Finnish fund moves assets to U.S. as Europe flounders, South Korea’s National Pension Fund holds 5% stake in 62 listed companies[more]

    Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, continues to reduce the number of hedge funds, but not the size of its $6.2 billion hedge fund portfolio. It will redeem a total of $760 million from five hedg