About

The Timberland Investment Group is one of the world’s largest and oldest timberland managers. 

We have nearly US$ 4 billion assets [1] and commitments and ~2.6 million acres under management throughout the U.S. and Latin America [2]. TIG has a 40+ year track record of timberland investment [3]. Since its inception, more than US$2.3 billion has been returned to investors [4].

Our team of more than 100 professional staff has an on-the-ground presence through 16 offices around the globe, bringing local, regional, and global experience to bear on the management of client investments [5].

ORG CHART

ORGANIZATION

TIG’s parent company is BTG Pactual, Latin America’s largest investment platform [6].

TIG is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of BTG Pactual, a publicly traded investment platform (B3: BPAC11) with a US$ 20B+ market capitalization, and resides within BTG Pactual’s Asset Management Group via its own entity, the BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group, LLC. BTG Pactual’s Asset Management Group offers investment strategies across all major asset classes (including fixed income, equities, hedge funds, timberland, private equity, infrastructure, and real estate) and has approximately US$ 70B in assets under management.

LEADERSHIP

The BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group (“TIG”) leadership team has more than 800 combined years of investment, agribusiness and timberland management experience, and a strong commitment to sustainability. Having led timberland organizations for decades, the team has navigated multiple economic cycles.

Gerrity Lansing

Managing Director and Partner, BTG Pactual and Head, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Gerrity provides overall strategic and business leadership for TIG, and is a Managing Director and Partner of BTG Pactual.

Mitchell Kosches

Associate Partner, BTG Pactual and Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investment Management, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Mitch oversees all phases of transaction execution and investment management within TIG.

Mark Wishnie

Head of Landscape Capital and Chief Sustainability Officer, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Mark provides overall leadership on sustainability policy and performance for the BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group.

Rodrigo Bandeira

Head of Relationship Management and Product Development, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Rodrigo is responsible for managing client relationships and capital formation efforts for both Landscape Capital and TIG, and he also leads the development of Landscape Capital’s climate-positive forestry investment strategy.

Esben Brandi

Head of Business Development, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Esben supports distribution efforts in Europe with more than 20 years of experience in global timberland investment.

David Duncan

Head of U.S. Transactions, Asset Management and Strategic Initiatives, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

David is responsible for supporting the operational management of TIG’s domestic assets, as well as assisting in diligence, underwriting, and financial analysis of potential acquisitions.

Carlos Guerreiro

Head of Latin America Operations, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Carlos is the Head of LatAm Operations within BTG Pactual’s Timberland Investment Group; he is responsible for developing and executing silvicultural practices for all Latin American operations.

Richard Haight

Head of TTG Forestry Services & US Operations, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

As Head of TTG and U.S. Operations, Richard focuses on supporting the management of TIG’s global assets in both the United States and abroad. 

Anita Keegan

Executive Director, Head Timberland Accounting, Fund Services, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Anita is Head of Timberland Fund Services within BTG Pactual’s Timberland Investment Group. Anita has spent her career in accounting, finance, and banking, with 20+ years in Timberland Accounting.

Jim McBride

Head of Timberland Distribution, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Jim is Head of Timberland Distribution and is responsible for the development and distribution of Company timberland funds.

Kieran McDonagh

Head of Portfolio Analytics, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Kieran is responsible for investment valuation and modeling in support of Portfolio Management.

Matheus Moura

Associate Partner, BTG Pactual and Head of Latin America Transactions and Investment Management, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Matheus is the Head of LatAm Transactions and Investment Management and is responsible for timberland origination, acquisitions and general transaction efforts within TIG.

Rafael Teixeira

Executive Director, Head of Accounting Technical Service, Fund Services, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Rafael has been responsible for the implementation of a strategic Portfolio Management project for the Asset Management unit in Latin America with comprehensive instrument coverage – from global equities and fixed income to derivatives and bank debt.

HISTORY

TIG’s predecessor group was created in 1981 and was a pioneer in timberland investing when it started the first commingled timberland fund for institutional investors. Since then, TIG has grown to be one of the largest global timberland investment management organizations (“TIMO”), with over two million acres under management and nearly US$ 4 billion in assets and commitments [7].

TIG is one of the world’s oldest and largest timberland investment management organizations.

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[1] As of February 2021, including US$ 340M that is pending settlement in 2Q 2021.

[2] As of December 31, 2020.

[3] Includes TIG’s predecessor companies, RTG and TTG.

[4] Since inception for distribution purposes is 1Q1990, figure includes distributions and return of capital.

[5] As of December 31, 2020.

[6] Source: Bloomberg, as of December 31, 2020.

[7] As of February 2021, including US$ 340M that is pending settlement in 2Q 2021.