Wed, Jul 30, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
A SQUARE Archive
Enter Search Text (more..)
string and or
All Dates Last 30 days Last 90 days Last 365 days
Start Date: End Date:   NB. All dates are dd/mm/yyyy
Order by date Order by category
HELPCENTER

Order by Date
Timberland

[12Sep11] 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] A SQUARE 14 Mar 2011
    Is now the time to invest in timberland?

Download

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

Download

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

Download

[20Nov08] 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

[29Feb08] A SQUARE Timber Special
    Timber Special

Download

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

Download

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

Download

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

Download

[16Apr09] "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

[05Feb09] Case Study: Timberland Investing in Panama
    Currently teak is the most prevalent specie being cultivated -

Download

[04Nov08] 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] 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] 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] 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

[07Feb08] 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] A timber fund
    Pure play investment in Acacia mangium, a common plantation hard wood tree species

Download

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

Download

[26Sep07] “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] 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] 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] 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] 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] Tim Corriero Q & A
    Tax benefits accrued could be an add on with this asset diversifier

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Trade Finance

[25Nov11] A SQUARE 25 Nov 2011
    Summarizing the latest regulatory development in the trade finance sector and introducing the Barak Structured Trade Finance Fund

Download

[04Nov08] Expertise from David Hu - Part II
    There is no doubt that there are many new, promising opportunities due to the credit crisis, particularly for trade finance and in select Latin American markets ...

Download

[14Oct08] A Short- Term Trade Finance Fund
    Participant as a margin financier - in tandem with dedicated trade finance banks and established trading companies

Download

[10Jan08] Expertise with David Hu
    For traders, producers and processors, firmer commodity prices have raised their requirement for additional working capital, something that is definitely transpiring through our pipeline of deals

Download

[03Oct07] Growth Premier Fund IC
    The fund invests in short-term trade-related and other financing transactions, and in mis-priced, poorly-understood and/or highly structured financial assets in emerging economies

Download

[14Aug07] Rosemount Global Trade Finance Fund
    Trade finance - deals originated in the more developed, stable emerging global economies with the portfolios current accent being Eastern Europe and Latin America

Download

Disclaimer

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. Events – AIMA Australian Hedge Fund Forum, Sept. 16, Sydney[more]

    AIMA Australia invite you to join us at our annual Hedge Fund Forum on Tuesday 16th September 2014 at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. The AIMA Australian Hedge Fund Forum is a non-profit hedge fund conference organised by the industry for the industry, featuring quality Australian and internation

  2. Opalesque Roundtable: Success in hedge fund marketing not linked to performance, but investor appetite[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Success in marketing a fund is not linked to the performance, but to investor appetite, to the way you can market the fund, and to how much time you can spend to raise assets, said Antoine Rolland, the CEO of incubator and seeding firm

  3. Hedge fund manager Winton Capital making headway with long-only strategy[more]

    From PIonline.com: North American investors are helping Winton Capital Management Ltd. make progress — albeit slowly — toward its founder's goal of becoming a $100 billion company. The firm's ticket to quadrupling its assets under management is unlikely to be one of its scientifically designed manag

  4. Opalesque Radio: Now is a good time to buy protection cheaply in the options market[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Investors are showing an increased interest in risk parity funds and strategies, Opalesque reported last year. Risk parity strategies have the

  5. The Big Picture: Charlemagne Capital smoothes risk out of frontier market investing with portfolio approach[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Opalesque recently talked to one of the portfolio managers of the Oaks funds, which are emerging and frontier market hedge funds focusing on equity long/short with a directional approach. They are run by