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Irish-run forestry fund in potential client data breach

GWD Forestry – a British fund which since September has been run by a Spain-based Irishman called Martin Eamon Roche – has raised an estimated €33.5 million from investors for plots of forestry

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
14th October, 2018

Irish investors in a multimillion euro forestry fund have been told their assets are being shifted into a new, as-yet-unregistered company after a client data breach.

GWD Forestry – a British fund which since September has been run by a Spain-based Irishman called Martin Eamon Roche – has raised an estimated €33.5 million from investors for plots of forestry. However, the fund has run into difficulties lately. In a series of emails seen by The...

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