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GLOBAL COMPETENCE 

4 CONTINENTS - 7 COUNTRIES - 3 CURRENCIES 

50 years of

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INVESTMENT EXAMPLES 

Through the acquisition and active management of extensive land holdings in different jurisdictions and geographies, we have demonstrated

that we understand the way business is done in each region

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USA - Pacific Northwest

Species-rich mixed coniferous forest

Species: California Redwood, Hemlock & Douglas Fir

Additional income: Nature conservation easements and carbon certificates

 

Production: High quality sawn timber for the local timber industry & for export

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Production:

Paper, industrial & sawn timber for local wood processing industry

Strategy:

Conversion to higher climate resiliance, improved natural forest management

 

Certification: PEFC 

Additional income:

- Wind energy

- Conservation easements

- Eco-credits

Germany
Species-rich mixed forest
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URUGUAY
Low risk country: 

-No restrictions on foreign property ownership

- No capital restrictions

- No local currency risk

- Investment protection for foreign investors

Low management-, market- and off-take risk
High Potential:
-Climate change =positive 

- Export to MERCOSUR states: 

       - Free trade zone with a GDP of $2.5b.

       -Gateway to 400 m. people  (65% of                     Latin America GDP)

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Uruguay
Eucalyptus Pulp Production 

Acquisition of degraded pasture land with subsequent leasing for afforestation with eucalyptus

Lease price linked to USCPI with 10 years cycle price adjustment  based on  land value; participation in wood yield

Production cylcle: 10 years

Production: Pulp wood for the domestic market 

Certification: FSC 

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New Zealand  North Island
High quality pine logs

Long vegetation periods & high precipitations leading to high annual growth rates 

Production cycle: 25-28 years

High liquidity: 

- Harvest of mature stands with subsequent    restocking (brownfield)

- Infrastructure cost only at beginning of first.    rotation harvest 

High increase in value:

Afforestation of degraded land with high growth rates and carbon sequestration (greenfield)

Market: 60% export to Asia, 40% local

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Finland 

Semi-natural mixed forests 

Efficient forest management: 

- High degree of IT & mechanization 

- Country shaped by forestry & timber     industry

Low risk through tree species mix, product  & location diversification, extensive insurance cover

High demands on nature conservation:

- Certification (PEFC & FSC) 

- Planned conservation easements

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FINLAND 


One of the most attractive investment locations in Europe:

- High legal certainty & market.                    transparency

- Availability of large scale assets

- Professional wood industry

Additional income:

-Wind energy

- Conservation easements

- Real estate development & sale

- Hunting lease 

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Afforestation projects with high impact character:

- High carbon sequestration capacity

- Improvement of living conditions of.   local population

Generation of attractive additional income: Participation in the local carbon trading market

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Panama 
Teakwood

Afforestation of degraded areas with teak:

Production of high quality sawn wood

Production cycle: 15-30 years

Market:  Export to Asia (esp. India) for furniture making

Tax advantages for afforestation projects

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Uruguay

Agriculture

Cultivation: Soya, grain & rice

Market:  Local food industry & export (mainly to Mercosur)

93 % of land area is suitable for agricultural production

Transparent land market through field index system and public cadastre

Excellent infrastructure

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USA - SOUTHEAST
Subtropical climate, fertile soils and evenly distributed precipitation =>

Long vegetation periods with high growth rates

- Easy reachability

-Liquid market

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Large-scale afforestation of former pasture land with pine

 

Investment with high impact character

 

Forest management:  

- Rigorous thinning for pulp production  

- Growth of high-quality sawn timber 

Market: Local sawmill industry, export to MERCOSUR, USA & Asia



ARGENTINA 
Fast growing pine plantatations
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Production cycle: 15-35 years

Market: Local wood processing industry         with high demand

Increased forest value through:

- Investment in road construction

- Selective thinning to increase                       optimisation of growth and high value wood

Cost reduction: Promoting natural

regeneration

Additional income: 

- Conservation easements

- Hunting lease

- Carbon certificates

USA - Southeast

Fast growing pine plantations

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Germany
Agriculture

Crop farming in Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt in self-management

Cultivation of grain, corn and potatoes

Stable, recurring income

Introduction of smart and precision farming to reduce the ecological footprint and optimize the use of resources

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Uruguay
Eucalyptus - High quality round wood production

 

 

Acquisition of degraded grazing land

Afforestation with eucalyptus

Production: High-quality logs for the local sawmill industry and for export

Production period: 18 years

Certification: FSC

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URUGUAY

Afforestation with high impact character:

- High carbon storage capacity

- Improvement of living conditions of local.    population

Tax incentives for afforestation projects
Attractive additional income: 

Participation in the international voluntary carbon market (VCS & BCC) 

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