About

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

We have US$ 7.1 billion assets and commitments and nearly 3 million acres under management throughout the U.S. and Latin America [1]. Since its inception, more than US$ 2.9 billion has been returned to investors [2].

Our team of more than 160 professional staff has an on-the-ground presence through 21 offices around the globe, bringing local, regional, and global experience to bear on the management of client investments [3].

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ORGANIZATION

TIG’s parent company is BTG Pactual, a global investment platform [4].

TIG is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of BTG Pactual, a publicly traded investment platform (B3: BPAC11) with a US$ 25B+ 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$ 176B in assets under management.

LEADERSHIP

The BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group (“TIG”) leadership team has more than 1,000 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

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

Chief Sustainability Officer, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

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

Charlotte Kaiser

Head of Impact Finance, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Charlotte Kaiser serves as BTG’s first Head of Impact Finance, where she leads efforts to source, structure and execute impact-focused transactions, as well as build and strengthen partnerships with the conservation community and other key stakeholders.

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 TIG.

Esben Brandi

Head of Business Development, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Esben leads the business development team for the BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group (TIG), where he is responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with potential clients, identifying new business opportunities, and expanding the organization’s market presence.

Caitlin Clarke

Director of Policy and External Affairs, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Caitlin represents TIG in civil society, multistakeholder, and industry initiatives focused on the role of responsible forestry in delivering climate-positive results.

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.

John Hamilton

Head of TTG Forestry Services & U.S. Operations, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

As Head of TTG and U.S. Operations, John focuses on supporting the management of TIG’s assets in the U.S.

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.

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 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 three million acres under management and US$ 7.1 billion in assets and commitments [5].

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

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[1] As of March 2024.

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

[3] As of June 2023.

[4] Source: Bloomberg, as of June 30, 2023.

[5] As of June 2023.