Hancock Timber Resource Group (HTRG) was founded in 1985 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. We develop and manage globally diversified timberland portfolios for public and corporate pension plans, high net-worth individuals, and foundations and endowments. As of December 2013, assets under management totaled $11.4 billion. These assets are located in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil.
We are the world's largest timberland investment manager for institutional investors, serving both domestic and non-US clients. We offer several investment vehicles including individually managed accounts and pooled funds. Timberland investments provide institutional investors with a number of benefits including a history of attractive returns, excellent capital preservation, portfolio diversification and low to moderate risk.
HTRG actively seeks and acquires large tracts of timberland in the major timber-growing regions of the world, and maintains regional asset management offices in Charlotte, North Carolina; Vancouver, Washington; Sydney, Australia; and Rotorua, New Zealand. We also employ a full-time team of research professionals whose work is published on a regular basis.
HTRG is a division of Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc., a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation. Hancock Forest Management, Inc., is a subsidiary of Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc.