Archives for 2017

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Ex-Morgan Stanley MD: money does grow on trees, actually

Specialist asset manager Gresham House has a clear message for anyone who’s been told that money doesn’t grow on trees: they’ve never been more wrong. I am presenting an example to view here … The Telegraph | 26 03 17

Trading Christmas trees for cash: forestry investments are yielding top returns

Buying a five-foot tree every year costs around £6,500 over a lifetime. Britons who opt to shun a lifetime of fresh spruces and instead put their money into a forestry fund would turn £6,500 into nearly £3m by their 65th tree-free Christmas, according to figures from Gresham House. The Telegraph | 26 12 16

How forests help pension funds shelter from market storms

Apart from their long-established importance to several industries, trees and farmlands have emerged as an interesting way for institutional investors to tap uncorrelated returns. Modern Investor | 14 11 16

Forestry fund launched

Five forests in the west of Scotland are being acquired for £12 million by asset manager Gresham House after its new Forestry Fund first closed with an initial £15m of commitments and finance. The Herald | 01 11 16

Gresham House hires ex-Morgan Stanley equity chief

Gresham House has hired former Morgan Stanley chief European equity strategist Richard Davidson to run its Forestry fund. Citywire | 10 03 16

Gresham House targets 10% from forestry fund launch

Gresham House is looking to raise £25 million for the launch of a forestry fund which will target an annualised total return of 10%. Wealth Manager | 19 02 16