Posted in Press Releases on 10/28/14 Molpus Woodlands Group Announces the Final Closing of Fund IV with $662.5MM in Commitments The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC (Molpus), a timberland investment management organization (TIMO), headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, has announced today, the final closing of Molpus Woodlands Fund IV, L.P., with commitments of $662.5 million, inclusive of commitments to parallel funds, (collectively, the “Fund”). The Fund was oversubscribed and exceeded its target of $500 million in twelve months from the first close. The Fund received support from both new and existing investors. A diverse, international group of limited partners made commitments to the Fund, including public and private pension plans, endowments, insurance companies, family offices and high net-worth individuals. “With the closing of the Fund, we plan to deploy this capital by acquiring and actively managing a diversified portfolio of timberland properties,” said Edgar Marshall, VP Business Development for Molpus. “We look forward to evaluating new opportunities in North America that meet the Fund’s objectives.” Molpus currently has total assets under management of more than $1.5 billion with approximately 1,550,000 total acreage. 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 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 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 optimal cash returns on investments while practicing responsible forest stewardship. Molpus currently manages approximately 1.55 million acres of timberland investments located in seventeen states. Nothing herein constitutes an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to subscribe for or buy any security with respect to any fund.