In the boxes below you can find a selection of recent newspaper articles concerning SilvaVest or with a focus on SilvaVest on forest ecology, the forestry and timber industry in general or timberland investments specifically (print and online).

Current articles

October 1, 2020 – Westfalenspiegel

„The forest will survive“

Professor Andreas Schulte holds the Chair of Forest Ecology, Forestry and Timber Economics at the University of Münster. In an interview with the WESTFALENSPIEGEL he talks about the climate stress for the forest, the consequences for forest owners and the forest of the future.

August 28, 2020 – Süddeutsche Zeitung

My forest, my timber

The forest has become a coveted opportunity for investors. Some hope for high returns, others focus on sustainability. But the business carries great risks, especially for small investors.

August 13, 2020 – dpn

ESG systems
Direct timberland investments: “Mother of all sustainable investments

The demand for direct timberland investments is increasing globally, observes Professor Andreas Schulte, holder of the Chair of Forest Ecology, Forestry and Wood Economy in Münster and managing director of the investment consultancy SilvaVest.

August 6, 2020 – Business Punk


The classic banker’s grief is that you have to get the customer to invest – in things that the customer simply does not see and that seem abstract to him. Andreas Schulte from Silvavest has a very tangible solution to this problem: namely investing in forests.