Posted in Awards on 02/20/12 Molpus Woodlands Group Nominated for Real Assets Manager of the Year Award The Molpus Woodlands Group has been nominated with two other managers by Money Management Intelligence magazine as Real Assets Manager of the Year. Each year a group of managers are selected on these bases: delivery of return-enhancing solutions to public fund investors, increase of assets under management from retirement fund clients, and strong performance for their investors. Molpus has recently increased its managed assets, including raised capital, to approximately $1.76 billion. This year’s nominees will be honored at the annual ceremony in San Diego on March 25, 2012. Edgar Marshall, Vice President of Business Development for Molpus, stated, “We are genuinely pleased and honored to be nominated alongside Blackstone Group and UBS as Real Asset Managers of the Year for the U.S. by Money Management Intelligence magazine.” ______________________________________ The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor, was founded in 1996 as a Timber Investment Management Organization (TIMO) and has a company legacy dating back to 1905. With its sister operating company, Molpus Timberlands Management, LLC (collectively, Molpus), Molpus is one of the oldest timber-related companies in the nation, with experience in all facets of timber management, manufacturing, and marketing. Molpus is one of the few TIMOs that have all of their core businesses and forestry functions handled or supervised by in-house experts. Molpus employs sixty-nine people in its thirteen offices located in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, and Oklahoma. Molpus acquires, manages, and sells timberland as an investment vehicle for pension funds, college endowments, foundations, insurance companies, and high net-worth individual investors. The company focuses on ensuring long-term optimum cash returns on investments while practicing responsible forest stewardship.