Société Forestière

A leading actor in the forest/wood sector, Société Forestière was established in 1966 to develop and manage Caisse des Dépôts’ forest investments.

It is now one of the leading service companies dedicated to forestland, managing the forest assets of most French institutional investors, banks and insurance companies, along with those of a large number of forestry consortiums and individual investors.
With some 270,000 hectares under its management Société Forestière brings together the skills and expertise of over 170 specialists working in close proximity to its clients and their forests via a network of regional agencies.

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Société Forestière is committed to sustainable management of its clients’ forests, through an ISO 9001 certified sustainable management charter, eco-certification of forests managed and adaptation to climate change.

Société Forestière is a Portfolio Management Company accredited by the French Securities Regulator (AMF) under no. GP-14000033 on 22 July 2014

Key figures for 2015
  • 170 employees
  • 270,000 hectares of forests under management representing €1.8 billion in assets (2014 market-value estimation)
  • 7,300 hectares/year in forestland purchases/sales
  • Almost 1.2 million m3 of wood marketed
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