In recent times, there is a shift among investors towards alternative investment options such as watches, classic cars and bottles of wine. This trend is reflected in the Coutts Passion Index, released by Coutts, the Private Banking & Wealth Management Company. There is a significant rise in the popularity of alternative investments as investors look for safe and stable alternative investment vehicles for their hard earned money.
Avacade Investments is a leading UK based alternative investment company providing attractive and sustainable, ethical investment solutions to the investors worldwide. The company focuses on creating social and environmental impact through alliance partners in silviculture, agroforestry, and renewable energy initiatives. Avacade Investments have turned their focus towards sustainable, growth oriented and safe avenues for exploring investing opportunities from a global perspective. With experience in financial and wealth management, the company offers a range of products that bear the stamp of and social and environmental responsibility. Avacade Reviews by past investors indicate a positive outlook towards the future.
Some heartening and positive aspects of the three investment options offered to global investors are listed below.
Melina: Melina has more density than Oak and finds extensive use in building construction and for furniture. The other extensive use is in the food packaging industry causing the demand for Melina to rise steadily. The fast growing creamy white Melina timber is very popular in Central America. The value of Melina has shown an annual rise of 12.57% from 2006 to 2012.
Sapling Teak: Teak is in high demand due to its grain quality and finds extensive use in building, furniture and building yachts. The supply of Teak, a tropical tree is limited and therefore it has high potential for prices to shoot up. Studies have shown that the prices of Teak rose at an annual rate of 15% since the year 1970. Teak Saplings offers a long term investment opportunity for 25 years. The Sapling Teak is grown in in Sri Lanka, with the ideal soil, climate and infrastructure and rated as the most improved countries in the world in economic freedom.
Standing Teak: This is the option to invest in standing Teak. The Teak trees that are 15 years old on plantations in Borneo, Malaysia are offered for investment. Smart Money magazine has reported that research and track records of investors indicate that timber is a near perfect asset.
Reviews, research studies favouring Alternative investment options
The reviews of alternative investment options consistently confirm the fact that investors are turning to alternatives especially those with the green and ethical credentials. The Company’s Alternative Investment Index reports that a whopping 87 percent of investors on alternatives said they would do it again. Research results show that sustainability in investment options does not cause detrimental financial results and in fact could improve long term returns. The research of January 2014 has established that investors value sustainability high in their investment considerations. Another study has established that investment stability is linked to sustainability initiatives. 70% of the investors in Avacade Investment said they would recommend Avacade Investment to others.
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