SOURCE: Global Forestry Capital

Global Forestry Capital

May 10, 2011 05:25 ET

Global Forestry Capital Expands Its Executive Team and Welcomes Mr. Ian Hook

LUXEMBOURG--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - Global Forestry Capital Sarl today announced that it has expanded its Luxembourg based team, having been joined by long time forestry investments expert, Mr. Ian Hook.

Mr. Hook joins Global Forestry from another Forestry Fund Promoter where he was Managing Director and oversaw the Fund's strategic direction and long-term growth strategy. Mr. Hook has been involved in forestry investments for over a decade and has gained significant experience in the management of financial forestry products and sustainable ethical investments. He is a renowned speaker and promoter of forestry funds and has been instrumental in broadening investors' understanding and acceptance of environmentally sustainable asset classes.

"We are delighted to be joined at Global Forestry Capital by Mr. Ian Hook," said Jeroen van Belkum, Director of Global Forestry Capital. "Mr. Hook's unparalleled knowledge of forestry products and the role forestry assets play in investors' portfolios will serve Global Forestry investors and stakeholders in a very productive way. Our open-ended investment funds seek to deliver above market returns and Mr. Hook will play a significant role in our ability to do so."

"We are very fortunate to have a man of Mr. Hook's expertise, experience and reputation working with us as we continue to build and develop the Global Forestry Growth Fund," said Jose Garcia, Director of Global Forestry Capital. "We believe Mr. Hook will be an important member of our Executive team as we continue to expand Global Forestry's industry leading position and success."

Global Forestry Growth Fund LFP PRIME SICAV SIF SA offers private and institutional share classes in GBP, EUR and USD. Global Forestry Capital boasts over 30 years of combined management experience in alternative fund management and Forestry investments.

About Global Forestry Capital Sarl
Global Forestry Capital Sarl (GFC) is a Luxembourg based investment and advisory firm focused on sustainable forestry and forestry related assets. GFC specializes in ecological alternative asset strategy consulting and fund development. GFC is also a provider of alternative risk finance and product consulting for ethical, social and ecological investments. For more information on, Global Forestry Capital and its services please visit or contact us at

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