Chung-Hong Fu: Managing Director Economic Research and Analysis DOWNLOAD (2MB PDF) As an alternative asset, timberland is valued by investors primarily for its return, diversification (low correlation with other asset classes), and inflation-hedging benefits. Less recognized and appreciated is the asset’s capacity to buffer an investor’s portfolio against “tail risks” — extreme negative market or [...]
Chung-Hong Fu: Managing Director Economic Research and Analysis DOWNLOAD (3.2MB PDF) In 2020, Timberland Investment Resources, LLC (“TIR”) announced the launch of our Mission Forest Products (“MFP”) sawmill project in Corinth, Mississippi. TIR was excited about this project launch because it was based on its investment philosophy of identifying and exploiting marketplace inefficiencies. In this [...]
Firm’s Inaugural Report Explores its Sustainability Journey and Outlines its Approach
Chung-Hong Fu: Managing Director Economic Research and Analysis DOWNLOAD (3.2MB PDF) In his latest white paper, “Timberland Investing in a Higher Rate Environment,” Hong uses data and perspective to examine the timberland asset class and how it behaves in rapidly rising rate environments. Importantly, he examines fixed income alternatives and how timberland is positioned in [...]
TIR is proud to have joined the Georgia Forestry Association in their recent briefing for incoming freshmen Georgia state legislators to help educate and inform them about the role forests, forestry and forest products manufacturing play in supporting and sustaining the state's economy and the quality of life enjoyed by its citizens.