What can I invest in now?

By |2023-11-14T15:23:39+13:00May 3rd, 2023|

Forest Enterprises' current forestry investment opportunity is the Bideford Forest Investment. Bideford is an established second-rotation forest offering investment returns from a mix of assets, being timber, carbon credits and land. Click here to learn more about the Bideford investment and for a copy of the Product Disclosure Statement. Or contact us on 0800 746 [...]

Why invest in forestry with Forest Enterprises?

By |2023-05-03T14:49:15+12:00March 7th, 2016||

The choice of company you invest with is most important. Invest with a company with a proven track record of taking a responsible approach to asset management and adding value for their investors. As the first direct forestry investment company established in New Zealand, our 50-year record of providing high-quality, profitable forestry investments speaks for [...]

What are Forest Enterprises’ harvest and environmental management practices?

By |2023-05-03T14:57:13+12:00September 1st, 2020|, |

New Zealand's National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry (NES-PF), resource consent conditions and district plan rules set the mandatory regulations for the environmental management of forestry activity, from planting to harvest. Industry best practice sets additional standards. NES-PF’s requirements cover harvest planning, logging operations, design and placement of forest roads and log processing sites (landings), [...]

What does being a ‘licensed manager’ mean?

By |2018-07-31T13:49:25+12:00July 29th, 2016|, |

Under New Zealand law, issuers, managers and promoters of registered Managed Investment Schemes (MIS) must hold a license to do so. Forest Enterprises Limited is licensed under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 to manage Managed Investment Schemes (excluding managed funds) which are primarily invested in forestry assets. We have met (and are required to continue to meet) [...]

What is a Managed Investment Scheme (MIS)?

By |2019-10-22T15:14:27+13:00July 29th, 2016|, |

Of the 61 forestry investments managed by Forest Enterprises, 49 are Managed Investment Schemes (MIS), registered under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act) and regulated by the Financial Markets Authority. Forest Enterprises Limited is licensed under the FMC Act to manage Managed Investment Schemes (excluding managed funds) which are primarily invested in forestry assets. Generally [...]

How can I pay the Calls?

By |2019-11-28T15:28:51+13:00March 7th, 2016||

By far the most convenient way to pay your Calls is by direct debit. But you can also pay by charging to a VISA or MasterCard, by transfer from your bank account to the investment trustee's bank account (Trustees Executors Limited), or by cheque. To discuss or arrange your payment options, contact us.

Who owns the land?

By |2019-10-22T15:14:27+13:00March 7th, 2016|, |

Investors in our Limited Partnerships own the land as well as the tree crop through their ownership of shares in the Limited Partnership. The land is not owned by the Manager or any other third party. Under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013, there is a requirement for the Supervisor (or its appointed custodian) to [...]

What tree stock is used?

By |2016-05-24T17:56:34+12:00March 7th, 2016||

We use the best possible and most appropriate tree stock for each particular forest, taking into account the individual site, genetics, tree stock availability and the cost-benefit from an investment perspective.  The test is always whether the tree stock used can be converted into the highest investor return.

Are the trees insured?

By |2023-09-04T15:48:33+12:00March 7th, 2016|, |

Yes. Your forest is insured against fire until harvest which includes the cost of fire-fighting, forest re-establishment and claim-related costs. Public liability is also in place under a separate policy. Contact us for the current summary of the forest insurance cover.

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