Anthony Johnson

The amount of privately-held cash being put into conservation projects reached $8.2 billion between 2004 and 2015 amid “growing recognition” that forests represent a smart investment. Research by Forest Trends shows that the amount of private capital invested into the natural world grew a whopping 62 per cent in just

stock market

Hedge fund assets investing in emerging markets have surged above the $200 billion mark for the first time, according to a new report from Hedge Fund Research (HFR). Chicago-based HFR said the growth has been driven by hedge funds invested in Russia and Latin America. Total capital invested in Latin

fine wines

Investment in fine wine “significantly and consistently outperforms” investment in art, antiques, and cars, a new report by fine wine investment management company Vin-X suggests. The firm compared the performance of wine with other alternative or ‘treasure’ assets that occupy a similar space in the minds of investors – highly

forest management

A timberland investment management organisation based in Boston has confirmed that it has planted an average of 32 million trees per year since 1985. The Hancock Timber Resource Group (HNRG) has planted more than two trees to replace every tree that it has harvested since 1985 and has now reached

global private equity alternative investments

2017 is set to usher in a “new chapter” for investing as smart spenders continue to trust putting their money into alternative investments, driven by “some of the highest gains” they’ve enjoyed in years. So says Madelaine D’Angelo, founder and CEO of art crowdfunding platform Arthena, who argues in a

A Sydney-based sustainable forestry manager has called forestry an ‘environmentally conscious investment trend,’ while confirming that the fund’s growth highlighted the unlimited potential the sector offers. New Forests chief executive, David Brand, said that capital commitments in the fund’s third Australia New Zealand Forest Fund are tipped to increase to

punjab forestry investment

In a bid to boost awareness of and interest in forestry investment in Punjab, a local forestry company has launched a new campaign in order to highlight the benefits and business opportunities available for potential investors in the sector. The South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) has started the campaign –

Estonia forest

The two largest pension fund managers in Estonia have confirmed major investments into the country’s forestry sector, highlighting the potential they feel the sphere offers in terms of environmental impact investing and profitability. Swedbank Estonia Pension Funds (SEPF) and LHV Pension Funds Estonia (LHV) have invested heavily into Birdeye Timber

video analytics

Here’s a potential investment opportunity for 2017. One of the newest additions to the LSE’s Alternative Investment Market is Big Sofa Technologies, London-based video analytics tech platform. And the company enjoyed a brisk first day’s trade on the sub-market – about five million shares had changed hands by 3pm yesterday

latin america forestry

Higher levels of private investment into the forestry sector in Latin America have been called for by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The body urged private investors to consider injecting capital into the sector, in a bid to boost sustainable forestry activities in Latin America, which in