Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

May 2022 Mitsui and Nomura enter agreement to purchase New Forests

March 2022 Wenita Forest Products partners with Predator Free Dunedin to protect native biodiversity and strengthen communities in New Zealand

March 2022 New Forests announces first close of Tropical Asia Forest Fund 2 raising US$120 million

December 2021 Article: Position Statement on Carbon Credits Integrity

November 2021 CDC Group, Finnfund, Norfund propose innovative partnership with New Forests with an ambition to raise $500m for sustainable forestry across sub–Saharan Africa

September 2021 Macquarie Asset Management enters into agreement to divest Lawson Grains to New Forests and AIMCo

August 2021 New Forests announces two key appointments and formation of Impact & Advocacy Group

July 2021 New Forests acquires forestry properties from Fruit Growers Supply Company in California and Oregon

July 2021 New Forests joins the PRI’s Inevitable Policy Response as a Strategic Partner

May 2021 New Forests Announces Christine Loh as Independent Director

January 2021 New Forests Appoints Adrian Williams as CFO

June 2020 New Forests Asia attains Capital Markets Services Licence

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 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

April 2019 New Forests releases 2018 Sustainability Report

February 2019 New Forests Enters Agreement to Purchase Hikurangi Forest Farms

October 2018 Investment Management Firm New Forests Joins WBCSD

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

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

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

October 2017 New Forests to Acquire California Timberlands from Roseburg Resources

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

April 2017 New Forests Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report

April 2017 New Forests completes investment in hardwood plantation in Laos

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

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 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

October 2015 New Forests launches timber marketing subsidiary

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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