BOSTON, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is preparing to provide a European perspective on global investments at the 4th Annual Forest Investment Conference May 4-5, 2017. After three years in New York City, this event is moving to London - a move reflecting the globalization of timberland investing.
Attracted to this financial hub city, already confirmed delegates include companies managing more than $1.5 trillion in assets. This year's speaker lineup includes some key European professionals from large investment companies, pension funds, TIMO's and more. Last year's conference included delegates from more than 18 countries.
RISI's team of experts will be joined by industry leaders to examine the latest investment trends and opportunities in the European region as well as Oceania, Latin America, North America, Asia and Africa. Key speakers include:
- Bill Hughes, Head of Real Assets of Legal and General, United Kingdom: As one of the world's largest insurance and investment companies, managing around £940 billion in assets, Legal and General's Bill Hughes will share expertise to give delegates a perspective about asset allocation.
- Jessika Ingvarsson, External Managers of Head of Forests and Agricultural Investments Andra AP-fonden (AP2), one of northern Europe's largest pension funds, AP2 currently has about SEK300 billion under management. Jessika will discuss a pension fund's views on global investment in timberland verse other real assets.
- Johannes Aarila, Investment Director of Dasos Capital Oy.: This Finnish TIMO currently manages approximately €600 million in funds and assets, primarily in northern Europe. Johannes will share his expertise about managing private funds within the European region.
About RISI (www.risi.com)
RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue and nonwovens industries to help them make better decisions.
Headquartered in Boston, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.
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