Press

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

August 13, 2020 – dpn

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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

WHEN MONEY GROWS ON TREES

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.

June 4, 2020 – iMoney

Institutional demand for direct investments in timberland undimmed

Despite the global pandemic, investor interest in direct investments in timberland remains strong. This is evidenced by steadily growing demand for this inflation-proof investment type, which shows little correlation with other asset classes

May 18, 2020 – autobahn magazine

DIRECT INVESTMENT IN TIMBERLAND – GOOD RETURNS AND GOOD FOR THE CLIMATE

Investing in timberland combines the advantages of real estate, of investment in raw materials (wood) and of a producing industry (forestry). We talk to Prof. Dr. Andreas Schulte, who discusses the backdrop to such investments and which individuals are best placed to benefit from them. The SilvaVest – Gesellschaft für nachhaltige Agrar- und Waldinvestments mbH founder also talks about how timberland investments can benefit the climate.