Quilter Investors launches timber equity strategy

Sub-advised by Pictet

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Quilter Investors has launched a timber equity fund to be used within its WealthSelect Managed Portfolio Service.

The Quilter Investors Timber Equity will be managed by Pictet Asset Management and target companies driving sustainable forestry and the production of wood-based materials. Investee companies will also work to ensure trees are replanted and that re-growth is allowed to aid carbon capture, whilst seeking to maintain biodiversity. The fund will focus on players throughout the timber value chain providing bio-degradable substitutes to plastics, concrete or steel. It will exclude companies with exposure, above a certain level, to activities that are harmful to the environment or societ...

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