Asset forest at family offices more popular a Hamburg-based family Office acquired currently ForestFinance an own Finca as a sustainable property investment. Sustainable management for 25 years is included in the purchase price. Especially a sustainable and environmentally sound management of the areas was one very important investing family Office. So, including 25 per cent of the total area of the management are excluded. They serve as a retreat area for rare animal and plant species. Also the farmed land are certified sustainably farmed.
A study awarded by the “Munich forest science company” recently demonstrated that biodiversity in ForestFinance is significantly higher than in monoculture forests. Up to 50 different trees and plants make up a new species-rich forest permanently, because no clear-cutting is operated during the harvest. Forest investments: Wertstabil and yield strong tropical forest investments are due to their low volatility and relatively high average yield for family offices or Foundations as a diversification investment particularly suitable. So the American forest investment index, NCREIF completed in 23 years until 2009 only once with a loss for the year. Because the biological value of the trees compensates for the occasional price declines.
The average annual return of the forest investment index amounted to over 14 per cent and cut better than all known equity indices. “Just thinking long term and in the long term is for investors tropical forest of an increasingly chosen investment form”, so Harry Aboagye, Managing Director of the ForestFinance group. “Because for responsible investing familiy offices, forest – is particularly sustainably managed tropical forests – a proven tool for safeguarding of assets.” Asset protection by forest asset in times of financial crises is more about asset protection, investors so that it comes to a change of in investment strategy. “Increasingly large personal fortune to pull money from the so-called financial products and investing in real assets such as the”