Finance 101: The Basics of Conservation Transactions

Ever wonder what goes through the mind of an investor or what to expect when using different types of capital? Learn about that and more in the Network's webinar series on the financial basics of doing conservation deals. David Hoffer, the president and managing director for the Lyme Timber Company, joined CFN in late January 2020 to present “Finance 101: The Basics of Conservation Transactions.”

Part 1 - Conservation Investments: Who, Why, and How

In part 1, David walks us through an overview of financing terms and concepts, including basic transaction structures, how different participants come together in conservation transactions, the time value of money, and key considerations affecting financial returns.

Recorded live on January 22nd, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET

Part 2 - Conservation Investments: Synthesis and Case Studies

In part 2, David reinforces those financing terms and concepts in a series of case studies illustrating how real deals come together.

Recorded live on January 24th, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET