The Alternative Investment Forum 2019
16th & 17th October 2019, London
We’re delighted to announce the continuation of the Alternative Investment Forum with the 11th edition.
The 2019 event will welcome institutional investors from across the globe to discuss investment opportunities in timber and agriculture to diversify their portfolios and achieve healthy returns.
Investors, Funds and service providers will enjoy two dynamic days of presentations and 1:1 business meetings. Key themes on the 2019 programme will include sustainable and green investments, the impact of climate change on real assets, the power of new technologies in driving sustainable and greener investments, end-user trends and more. The dual focus on timber and agriculture enables investors to discover the complimentary role these assets can play in a portfolio and to spot the best ventures available in both.
What to expect for 2019?
Join the most passionate and senior experts in Timber and Agriculture investments and create valuable connections in 1:1 business sessions this October.
- Hear a keynote from the Chief Forestry Policy and Resource, FAO
- Learn about Indigo AG’s carbon sequestration program
- Dig deep into DWS’s investments into Africa
- Explore what the future holds for sustainable packaging products and materials with JAY Partners
- Debate the role of carbon indexing to cover climate risks in forestry in an interactive round-table
Meet senior experts in the world of alternative investments and make valuable connections at this annual thought-leadership platform. Rub shoulders with industry leaders who are coming from all over the world to discuss the future of timber and agriculture investments!
Just as valuable as other events or better – 98% of attendees found the Alternative Investment Forum to be a valuable experience with additional benefits compared to the industry standard.
“Relevant and insightful presentations, and the networking was great”
The only event which highlights the value of investment opportunities in both timber and agriculture asset classes, shedding light on a niche yet fruitful alternative asset class.
Join us and turn meetings into opportunities! Take a look at these stats:
Likelihood of follow ups as a result: 98% found that their meetings and networking results led to further conversations and deals
Business as a result: 53% of attendees expect business deals amounting to £100k and above
The Hancock Natural Resource Group (www.hnrg.com) specializes in global timberland, farmland and renewable energy portfolio development and management. Assets are managed on behalf of our clients through the Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG), the Hancock Agricultural Investment Group (HAIG) and the Hancock Renewable Energy Group (HREG).
HTRG is the world's largest timberland investment manager for institutional investors, with over USD11.6 billion in global assets managed from investment locations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, New Zealand and the United States. HAIG is one of the largest institutional managers of agricultural real estate in the U.S. and the first U.S. based institutional farmland manager to offer international investment options. HAIG manages over USD2.7 billion of farmland assets in the major agricultural regions of the United States, as well as New South Wales and Queensland, Australia, and Quebec, Canada. HREG was established in 2011 as HNRG's newest initiative, and is focused on investments in the bio-energy sector. HREG manages assets in the United States and United Kingdom.
Twenty years ago, the Arbonaut team believed that the future of timberland inventory was in airborne and computer technologies, and the effectiveness of traditional ground based methods has been inadequate. Today, as a result of the company's innovations, many of the world's largest timber owners rely on Arbonaut's ArboLiDAR remote sensing technology for effective, efficient timberland management.