Timber finance management

Timber Finance Management

Timber Finance Management AG acts as a FINMA-regulated asset manager. It develops new financial products, CO2 certificates and offers consulting services for portfolio managers who want to use the forest as a “hidden champion of sustainable finance” to decarbonize their portfolio.

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Regulatory

Based on the legal requirements of Art. 8ff. of the Financial Services Act(FINSA), we would like to supply you with this information sheet which provides an overview of Timber Finance Management AG (hereinafter referred to as the«financial institution») and its services.

Company Information

Timber Finance Management AG
Ausstellungsstrasse 36
CH-8005 Zürich

+41 (0) 44 991 13 44
info@timberfinance.ch 
www.timberfinance.ch

Audit firm

The financial institution is regulatory audited and reviewed by the auditing company Grant Thornton AG. The address of the Grant Thornton AG can be found below.

Audit firm: Grant Thornton AG
Claridenstrasse 35
CH-8002 Zürich

+41 43 960 71 71
info@ch.gt.com
grant-thornton.ch

Ombudsman’s Office

Timber Finance Management AG (TFM) is affiliated with an independent ombudsman office, which is recognized by the Federal Department of Finance. Disputes concerning legal claims between the customer and the financial services provider should be settled by an ombudsman’s office, if possible, within the framework of a mediation procedure. The address of the ombudsman office is stated below.

Finanzombudsstelle Schweiz (FINOS)
Talstrasse 20
CH-8001 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 522 08 00
E-Mail: info@finos.ch
Website: www.finos.ch

Client segmentation

Financial service providers are required to classify their customers into a client segmentation as legally established. The Financial Services Act provides for «retail customers», «professional customers» and «institutional customers» segments. For each customer, a customer classification is determined within the framework of the cooperation with Timber Finance Management. Subject to certain conditions, the customer may change the customer classification by opting in or opting out.

Regulatory Status

With the new Financial Institutions Act (FINIG), all financial institutions will require a license from FINMA to carry out their professional activities as asset managers. Timber Finance Management AG received approval on 11.09.2023.

The current investment advice is provided by our managing director Erik Reichmuth, who is registered in the BX Swiss Advisor Register.

Image Erik Reichmuth

Erik Reichmuth

MANAGING DIRECTOR, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Erik has held a number of roles at various asset managers over the past 11 years. He worked as a portfolio manager at Multi-Family Offices and as Head of Operations at a joint venture between Julius Baer and Nomura. In addition to his wealth management background, Erik has worked as both CFO and COO in startups. Erik’s family has been managing forests sustainably for over four generations and as a result he has close ties to the forest sector. Combining his passion for forestry and finance is a dream come true. Erik Reichmuth is registered in the advisor register of BX Swiss AG under Registration ID: ER16566 and fulfills the legal requirements according to Art. 29 para. 1 FIDLEG.

Important Legal Notice

Important Legal Notice

The official website of The Timber Finance Management AG (hereinafter referred to as TFM) contains, among other things, information and opinions on investment instruments, products and services (hereinafter referred to collectively as financial products). You can therefore only visit the website if you carefully read and subsequently accept the following important legal information for financial products. With your consent and your access to the website, you declare that you have understood and expressly agree to the legal information. TFM may involve third parties in the operation of the website. The following content also applies mutatis mutandis to information that customers receive, for example in the form of subscribed newsletters. The information as well as the rules of use can be updated at any time. The changes are binding. By the further use of the website and our services we proceed from your knowledge and your agreement.

Local legal restrictions

The website contains information and opinions on financial products (e.g. investment funds) which may be subject to different registration requirements in other countries. It is not directed at natural or legal persons for whom the use of or access to the TFM website would be contrary to the legal system of their country due to the nationality or domicile/registered office of the person concerned or for other reasons. This applies in particular to citizens and/or residents of Great Britain, Japan and the USA.

No recommendation or offer

The published contents constitute neither a recommendation nor an offer to purchase, hold or sell the financial products mentioned or to engage in other transactions or legal transactions. They are for personal use and information purposes only and may be changed at any time without prior notice by TFM, as may these legal notices for financial products. The contents provided in the section on financial products are not recommendations for your investment and other decisions and have no advisory character. Before investing in a financial product, the investor must have carefully read the current legal documents and all other documents that may be required by local legal and regulatory regulations (e.g. prospectus and annual and semi-annual report of an investment fund). It is particularly important to study the legal and risk information contained therein in detail. Before making an investment decision, it is also advisable to consult a specialist.

No warranty

TFM takes the greatest possible care in compiling the contents of its financial products. TFM and its contractual partners do not assume any guarantee or liability vis-a-vis third parties with regard to the correctness, up-to-dateness and completeness of the published content. In particular, TFM is under no obligation to update the content or remove obsolete content. TFM also assumes no responsibility and gives no guarantee that the functions of the website with content on the financial products will not be interrupted or error-free, that errors will be rectified or that the website or the respective server is free of viruses or other harmful components and programs. Furthermore, there may be links on the TFM website that lead to third-party websites. These links are completely beyond the control of TFM. TFM therefore accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the accuracy, completeness and legality of the content of such websites or for any offers and services contained therein. The Internet is an open network accessible to everyone and is therefore not considered a safe environment. TFM therefore accepts no liability whatsoever for the security of data transmitted via the Internet.