Letting your money grow on trees

In the current economic climate, with investors running out of options, forestry is proving to be a sound and attractive alternative investment, writes Margaret O’Brien

21st February, 2009

Forestry is the only market that has risen in the last two out of three major market crashes,” said Joe Randall, who heads up Greenwood Management, Ireland.

Greenwood is a multinational forestry and timber organisation that allows private individuals and institutions to invest directly in forestry and plantations owned by the company.

‘‘Investments in forestry have been proven to have a negative correlation to traditional stocks and bonds. It has also been proven that...

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