Strategic Partnership with New Forests


In 2022, Nomura Holdings, Inc. announced* to acquire a stake in New Forests Pty Limited, one of the world’s leading nature-based real assets and natural capital asset management companies. This acquisition was completed in January 2023. As a result of the acquisition, Nomura now owns over 41% of New Forests shares.


About New Forests

New Forests is a global investment manager of nature-based real assets and natural capital strategies, with AUD 11 billion (USD 7.3 billion)¹ in assets under management across more than 1.3 million hectares (3.3 million acres)² of investments. New Forests manages a diversified portfolio of sustainable timber plantations and conservation areas, carbon and conservation finance projects, agriculture, timber processing and infrastructure. New Forests aims to generate shared prosperity for our clients and the communities in which they operate and accelerate the transition to a sustainable future.


New Forests’ vision is to see investment in land use and forestry as central to the transition to a sustainable future. To achieve this vision, New Forests’ investment strategies support the role of forests as nature-based solutions, provide sustainable wood fibre for the growing circular bioeconomy, and contribute to the sustainable development of regional economies and rural communities. Headquartered in Sydney, New Forests is a Certified B Corp and operates in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Africa and the United States.


¹ The AUM number includes unaudited figures as of 30th June 2023. The AUM also includes AUD 0.87 billion of committed uncalled capital from fund vehicles and managed accounts.
² Gross hectares under management includes a variety of land uses such as timber plantations, natural forest areas, agriculture, conservation areas, and carbon projects. In some carbon projects in the United States, New Forests manages carbon projects held on third-party owned land.


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