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 14, 2021 – private banking magazin

Ten good reasons for a direct forest investment in North America

Legal certainty, tax advantages, protection against inflation and long-term returns. Forestry scientist Andreas Schulte sees these and even more advantages in direct forest investments in North America and explains how special institutional investors can benefit.

September 14, 2021 – dpn

Real assets
Carbon Offset Credits: Additional income from forest investments

European markets for certificates from carbon sequestration are voluntary, but in other parts of the world they are part of regulated environmental markets. In an interview with Antje Schiffler, Prof. Andreas Schulte from SilvaVest describes the pros and cons of this type of income return.

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.