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A SQUARE Timber Special II

Thursday, November 20, 2008
" 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.".

A SQUARE :: 20Nov08 A SQUARE Timber Special II
Category Timberland
Author Sona Blessing
1. Possible Return Drivers = Extraterrestrial (Timber & timber by products; Bio mass - alternative energy; Carbon sequestration - carbon credits; Environment - conservation rights) +Terrestrial (Value of real estate, leasing; Recreational benefits - e.g. hunting, fishing rights; Alternative energy - site for wind farms, solar energy stations etc.; Environment - conservation of soil; harbouring rare species - habitats, bio systems etc.; soil related carbon credit ) + Subterrestrial (Natural resources - gas, metal & mineral ores, mining rights etc.; C02 absorbing rock; root related carbon credits)
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