Rationalising Australia’s Timberland Managed Investment Schemes

Australia’s Managed Investment Schemes (MIS) sector established nearly 1 million hectares of timber plantations from 1998-2008, but the global financial crisis and instability in the MIS sector led to a restructure of the industry as MIS companies collapsed and institutional ownership in Australian timberland grew. New Forests explains the rationalisation of the MIS hardwood sector in Australia.