Author Archive

February 2021 IPE REAL ASSETS – Forestry: Seeing the wood in the trees

January 2021 New Forests Appoints Adrian Williams as CFO

June 2020 New Forests Asia attains Capital Markets Services Licence

May 2020 AGRI INVESTOR – New Forests converts fund to semi-permanent structure

May 2020 New Forests Announces Conversion of $1.3 billion Australian Forestry Fund to Long-term Mandate

April 2020 New Forests Announces Forest Stewardship Council® Certification for Indonesian Investment in Large-scale Rubber Project

March 2020 New Forests Appoints Property Manager for Planned Hardwood Plantation Acquisition in Western Australia

March 2020 IPE REAL ASSETS – Sydney-based New Forests commits to new carbon-neutral action plan

March 2020 New Forests Publishes Climate Disclosure Report & Climate Action Plan

February 2020 New Forests to Acquire Forestry Assets of Bunbury Fibre Plantations

February 2020 New Forests to Purchase Tasmanian Plantations from Norske Skog

December 2019 New Forests appoints property manager for Wairarapa and Southland estates

July 2019 New Forests Settles Purchase of Hikurangi Forest Farms

June 2019 PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS – Seeing the forest and the trees in whole new ways

May 2019 FOREST TRENDS – A Financial Architecture for Global Carbon Sinks: A New Forestry Investment Strategy

May 2019 THE EDGE MARKET – Opportunities in Sustainable Timberland

April 2019 New Forests releases 2018 Sustainability Report

February 2019 IPE REAL ASSETS – Sydney-based New Forests buys Hikurangi Forest Farms in New Zealand

February 2019 New Forests Enters Agreement to Purchase Hikurangi Forest Farms

October 2018 Investment Management Firm New Forests Joins WBCSD

September 2018 IMPACT ALPHA – Native American tribes conserve forests to cut carbon and capitalize on California’s market

September 2018 New Forests Acquires Pine Creek Timberlands in Coastal California from Soper Company

August 2018 Murray River Forests Announces Long-term Partnership with Tumbarumba-based Bergin’s Logging

August 2018 STUFF NZ – Foreign forestry deal promises to support ‘billion trees’ plan

July 2018 AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW – New Forests closes round, has $873 million fund for plantations in pricey market

July 2018 AGRI INVESTOR – New Forests hits full deployment on A$707m antipodean fund

July 2018 New Forests Fully Invests ANZFF2 Forestry Fund with New Zealand Acquisition

July 2018 IPE REAL ASSETS – Sydney-based New Forests buys TRG’s stake in Wenita

May 2018 LANDSCAPE NEWS – David Brand puts New Forests timberland impact funds on the map

May 2018 IPE REAL ASSETS – Forestry: Carbon capture

May 2018 TIMBER BIZ – Landmark Australian genetic technology boosts tropical eucalyptus plantations

May 2018 New Forests and Gondwana Genomics Announce Collaboration to Deploy Genetic Technology in Tropical Eucalyptus Plantation Investments

April 2018 New Forests Hires Margaret Cole as General Counsel

April 2018 Investment Manager New Forests Becomes a Certified B Corporation and Releases 2017 Sustainability Report

April 2018 New Forests Awarded Carbon Project Developer of the Year by the Climate Action Reserve as Company Expands US Forestry Investment Business

March 2018 New Forests’ Tropical Asia Forest Fund Expands Investment in Malaysian Eucalyptus Plantation

March 2018 DEAL STREET ASIA – New Forests expands investment in Malaysian eucalyptus plantation

December 2017 FAIRFAX – Australian forestry company gears up for NZ expansion with multi-million fund

December 2017 NEWSIE NZ – New forestry and falcon partnership takes flight

November 2017 IPE – Australian manager New Forests ramps up US exposure with Roseburg deal

October 2017 IMPACT ALPHA – New Forests expands ‘climate-smart’ timber holdings in Northern California

October 2017 AGRI INVESTOR – New Forests expands US timber holdings more than elevenfold wtih 170,000-acre acquisition

October 2017 New Forests to Acquire California Timberlands from Roseburg Resources

October 2017 EUROMONEY – New Forests: Path clears for ethical investors

September 2017 AGRI INVESTOR – US timberland transactions poised to double over five years

September 2017 New Forests’ 2017 Timberland Investment Outlook Published

August 2017 New Forests and Glenelg Hopkins CMA partner for sustainable landscapes in the Green Triangle

July 2017 New Forests Announces Management Changes; Director of Operations for ANZ Investments Transitions to Non-executive Directorships

May 2017 THE CONSTANT INVESTOR – New Forests says forestry sector has important role to play in bio-economy

May 2017 Investors Call for Climate Action through Forestry Investment at New Forests’ Symposium

April 2017 New Forests Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report

April 2017 IPE REAL ASSETS – Asian forestry fund fully invested, follow-on vehicle planned

April 2017 BUSINESS TIMES – Asian forestry investment fund acquires Laos hardwood plantation

April 2017 New Forests completes investment in hardwood plantation in Laos

January 2017 ASSOCIATED PRESS – Alaska Natives to protect land for California carbon program

January 2017 Innovative deal sees permanent retirement of coal reserves while securing long-term income for Chugach community via forest carbon market  

November 2016 New Forests launches third Australia New Zealand forestry investment fund

October 2016 TNC CARBON CACHE – California’s carbon market helps Yurok Tribe protect its forests

April 2016 New Forests releases 2015 Sustainability Report

March 2016 New Forests wins Environmental Finance Award for Sustainable Forestry Deal of the Year

March 2016 ASIA ASSET MANAGEMENT – New Forests sets its sight on the Asian responsible investment market

March 2016 New Forests Commends White House Action on Conservation Finance and Announces Plans for $150 Million of Sustainable Timberland Investments

February 2016 Mitsui to Become Shareholder in Forestry Investment Manager New Forests

January 2016 New Forests appoints Mark Rogers as Managing Director of its Australia-New Zealand Business

December 2015 New Forests invests in sustainable rubber plantation in West Kalimantan

December 2015 Top1000Funds – Timber and the Bioeconomy Century

November 2015 ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE – Parlez-vous Californien? Lessons from California’s Forest Carbon Programme

November 2015 THE ADVERTISER – New Forests rebuilding forestry sector and timber regions

October 2015 New Forests launches timber marketing subsidiary

October 2015 THE AUSTRALIAN – New Forests banks on forestry’s revival

August 2015 New Forests agrees to purchase Marlborough timber plantations from Flight Group

July 2015 New Forests publishes Timberland Investment Outlook, 2015-2019 and celebrates 10-year anniversary

June 2015 WAIKATO TIMES – Historical day for Tuwharetoa iwi

June 2015 New Forests acquires New Zealand forestry right in transaction with Iwi partnership in Lake Taupo region

June 2015 New Forests Strengthens Asian Presence with Hire of Singapore-based Managing Director

May 2015 VIDEO – Forest Offset Projects Benefit Tribes and State

April 2015 THE SUSTAINABILITY REPORT – New Forests launches responsible investment policy

April 2015 New Forests Publishes 2014 Sustainability Report and Issues New Responsible Investment Policy

February 2015 Round Valley Indian Tribes and New Forests Register First Forest Carbon Offset Project on Native American Trust Land for California Carbon Market

January 2015 ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE – Forest Carbon Partners tops environmental news stories of 2014

November 2014 EDF Blog – Spotlight on the FCP Yurok Tribe Forest Carbon Project

October 2014 New Forests completes purchase of hardwood plantation estate in Australia’s Green Triangle region

September 2014 New Forests Registers Forest Carbon Offset Project at Hanes Ranch

September 2014 New Forests launches Tasmanian forestry company Forico

September 2014 ABC – New Forests has completed its acquisition of Gunns’ Tasmanian freehold forestry estate

August 2014 THE AGE – Forestry industry out on a limb

April 2014 New Forests Reaches Agreement to Acquire 175,000 hectare Tasmanian Plantation Estate

April 2014 THE SUSTAINABILITY REPORT – New Forests releases 2013 sustainability report

April 2014 New Forests and Yurok Tribe Achieve Regulatory Approval of First Compliance Forest Carbon Offset Project for California Carbon Market

April 2014 VIDEO – Verification and California’s Forest Offset Protocol

March 2014 New Forests Acquires 21,000 ha Blue Gum Estate in Southern Australia

March 2014 New Forests’ Fund Raises Over AU$700 Million for Investment in Australian and New Zealand Timber Assets

March 2014 RESPONSIBLE INVESTOR – Institutional investors back Australia, New Zealand timber fund with €460m

February 2014 DEL NORTE TRIPLICATE – Getting paid to not cut timber

February 2014 ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE – California’s first forest carbon offset project registered

February 2014 New Forests and Yurok Tribe Register First Compliance Forest Carbon Offset Project for California Carbon Market

January 2014 AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW – Brand builds from the forestry scheme fires

December 2013 New Forests Completes Purchase of Ex-Great Southern MIS Plantations

November 2013 LANDLINE – High Tech Timber

November 2013 Forestry Investment Trust Proposed Purchase of Ex-Great Southern MIS plantations

August 2013 THE BORDER WATCH – Timber outlook brightens

August 2013 ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE – Australia’s clean energy fund links with forestry investor

July 2013 New Forests and Timberlink Announce Major Upgrade to Tarpeena Sawmill in South Australia

July 2013 New Forests Announces Final Close of the Tropical Asia Forest Fund with $170 Million of Capital Commitments and Completes Fund’s First Transaction

June 2013 New Forests Announces Initial Close of the Australia New Zealand Forest Fund 2

May 2013 ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE – New markets tempt investors into timber

April 2013 New Forests Releases Timberland Investment Outlook, 2013-2017

March 2013 New Forests Announces Purchase of 32,000 hectares of Hardwood Plantations in Australia

January 2013 New Forests Announces Launch of Timberlink Australia

December 2012 New Forests to Purchase Bell Bay and Tarpeena Sawmills from Receivership

November 2012 New Forests Appointed as Timberland Manager by UK’s Pension Protection Fund

July 2012 New Forests’ Clients Acquire Stake in Green Triangle Pine Estate

June 2012 New Forests Completes First Close of Tropical Asia Forest Fund: Focus on Southeast Asian Forestry Investment

March 2012 THE ADELAIDE ADVERTISER – Investor takes big stake in Green Triangle

March 2012 New Forests Leads Purchase of 46,000 hectare Australian Softwood Plantation

February 2012 MONGABAY – California cap-and-trade law spurs U.S. forest carbon projects

February 2012 New Forests Announces Launch of Forest Carbon Partners: Investment Fund to Supply Californian Carbon Market

January 2012 New Forests Completes Acquisition of Softwood Plantation Estate in Tasmania

January 2012 WSJ DEAL JOURNAL – Tasmanian Timber Snapped up by Aussie Fund

December 2011 New Forests to Acquire 46,000 hectare Softwood Plantation Estate in Tasmania

June 2011 ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE – Finding a path to REDD investment

May 2011 TOP 1000 FUNDS – Investors see the forest for the trees

May 2011 ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE – “Taking root” – Profile on David Brand

January 2011 AIMCo and New Forests Complete Acquisition of Forestry Properties of Great Southern Plantations

January 2011 New Forests’ Australia New Zealand Forest Fund Completes First Investment

September 2010 New Forests Closes the Australia New Zealand Forest Fund

July 2010 New Forests Signs on to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment

July 2010 New Forests Receives Expanded Australian Financial Services Licence

May 2010 YALE INSIGHTS – Where’s the profit in nature?

April 2010 Restoration Systems, New Forests and Equator Announce New Investment in Mitigation Banking

March 2010 ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE – Oregon Company Taps California Protocol to Earn More by Logging Less

December 2009 MOTHER JONES – Earth in the Balance Sheet

December 2009 – REDD: More than a Developing Country Issue

July 2009 NEW SCIENTIST – Controversial palm-oil plan may save the orang-utan

April 2009 ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE – Investors eye forestry, water opportunities in tough markets

March 2009 ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE – Want the Money? Learn the Language!

March 2009 Ecotrust Forest Management, Equator, and New Forests Announce First of Its Kind Forest Carbon Transaction

January 2009 FAST COMPANY – Ten Best Green Jobs for the Next Decade

November 2008 ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE – David Brand: Harnessing Markets to Save Forests, Old and New

November 2008 REUTERS – Putting a Price on Nature Can Save Forests, Rivers

May 2008 MONGABAY – Al Gore’s investment firm bets that rainforest conservation will be profitable

May 2008 MONGABAY – Papua signs carbon project agreement to generate income from rainforest conservation

May 2008 New Forests Signs Agreement to Establish REDD Project in Papua, Indonesia

May 2008 INT’L FOREST INDUSTRIES – Generation Investment Management takes equity stake in New Forests Pty

April 2008 Generation Investment Management to Take Equity Stake in New Forests Pty Ltd

April 2008 New Forests Advisory Business Grows with Launch of San Francisco Office

April 2008 Malua Wildlife Habitat Conservation Bank Launches in Sabah, Malaysia

April 2008 AUDUBON MAGAZINE – Plugging a Leak

March 2008 WBCSD – Advocates try making ‘business case for biodiversity’

November 2007 New Forests and Sabah State Government Announce Biodiversity Program in Borneo

August 2007 WIRED – Eco-capitalists profit by saving Mother Nature

June 2007 New Forests and Equator Partner to Grow Environmental Markets

May 2007 New Forests Manages Marquee Environmental Investment

January 2007 New Forests Closes First Asia Pacific Investment for the Tropical Timber Fund

January 2005 New Forests Pty. Limited embraces independence, seeks a revolution


New Forests


Level 23
141 Walker Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Ph: +61 2 9406 4100

Mailing Address

PO Box 434
North Sydney, NSW 2059

New Forests


1 Raffles Quay
#09-05, North Tower
Singapore 048583
Ph: +65 6817 8620

New Forests

San Francisco

150 Spear Street
Suite 1350
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States
Ph: +1 415 321 3300

New Forests Timber Products


Level 10
492 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, VIC 3004
Ph: +61 436 675 880

Connect with us