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FORLIANCE GmbH has been acquired by Macquarie Asset Management

The private shareholders of FORLIANCE GmbH have sold a majority share in the company to Macquarie Asset Management (MAM). The investment was on behalf of funds managed by MAM.

FORLIANCE is a leading nature-based carbon developer focused on projects that utilise natural assets such as forest, wetlands, grasslands and agricultural lands to generate carbon credits. With a development pipeline across south and central America, FORLIANCE’s projects comprise of afforestation and reforestation (ARR), projects that reduce the emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), and other natural climate solutions to enable greater ecological management of the landscape, and simultaneously have the potential to unlock several benefits for the local population, biodiversity and global climate. The business is active across many parts of the carbon offsets value chain, advising local governments, producing earth observation analysis, partnering with landowners on developing projects and trading high-quality carbon offsets. Additionally, FORLIANCE advises corporations on strategies to achieve their net zero and carbon neutrality targets.

Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments and individuals to manage approximately $US581.9 billion in assets globally, it provides access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including infrastructure, green investments, real estate, agriculture and natural assets, asset finance, private credit, equities, fixed income and multi asset solutions. Macquarie Asset Management is part of Macquarie Group, a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. Founded in 1969, Macquarie Group employs more than 20,500 people in 34 markets and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Oaklins’ team in Germany acted as lead advisor to the private shareholders of FORLIANCE GmbH throughout the entire sale process, including the preparation phase and execution of due diligence. They successfully handled the approach and parallel negotiations with potential buyers and provided assistance until the closing of the deal.

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Jan P. Hatje

Managing Partner
Hamburg, Germany
Oaklins Germany

Christoph Rummelt

Director
Hamburg, Germany
Oaklins Germany

Kevin Johannes Kambach

Associate
Hamburg, Germany
Oaklins Germany

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