Posted in Awards on 04/05/12 Molpus Woodlands Group Wins Real Assets Manager of the Year Award The Molpus Woodlands Group (Molpus) has been selected as Real Asset Manager of the Year at the Money Management Intelligence magazine’s 11th Annual Public Pension Fund Awards held in San Diego, California. The award recognizes Molpus’s outstanding achievements during the year, including increasing its managed assets, including raised capital, to approximately $1.76 billion. One of the leading factors behind Molpus’s accomplishments, according to Money Management Intelligence magazine is that “consultants and plan sponsors have come to rely on Molpus’ views on timber investments.” Additionally, the magazine noted, Molpus’s “street cred” reputation as a “research powerhouse” has ultimately led to investments from major funds across the United States. Money Management Intelligence magazine is a leading publication covering the business of U.S. pension fund investing. ______________________________________ 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-eight 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.