Timberland Ownership and Investment Review -- 2008 Edition
This Review is the third edition of the DANA T/L
Review. It expands and updates the previous Reviews published in 2004 and
2006. It highlights recent changes in timberland (T/L) ownership in North
America and an increasing number of international players with their resources,
recent transactions with buyers, sellers and (mostly) prices, and other
material, to provide a comprehensive overview of this important and rapidly
growing investment sector.
The Review is an essential information resource for
investor groups, T/L (forest) owners, advisors and consultants, universities and
government departments involved with T/L investment, ownership and management.
An Introduction Chapter summarizes the recent and
present state of the US T/L market, possible transaction opportunities in
2008-09; the reasons why so many new investors are enamored to this investment
class; and some important results found by a late - 2007 Merrill Lynch
timberland investors survey - and much more!
Later chapters profile and/or list details of
more than 615 TIMOs, Timberland REITS, private owners, funds and company
ownership of timberlands in North America, Europe, Russia, Latin America,
Oceania and Africa.
Recent, current "expected" and "possibly
achieved" returns on T/L investments are discussed; as measured against
And finally DANA provides its views on twelve
potentially exciting new T/L investment regions - species - regimes in 2008 -
- 96 of the largest US State Employee Pension
Funds (with $2.2 trillion in assets)
- 45 of the top US University Endowment Funds
(totaling more than $200 billion)
- The top Sovereign Wealth Funds, totaling more
than $2.0 trillion
- More than 400 T/L owners, investment fund
managers, consultants and other organizations that have attended several
timberland investment conferences in the last few years in North America and
This Review would be the most complete analysis of
the International Timberland investment industry that is publicly available.
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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 23 July, 2008.