The operation is agreed in current money, the payment of interest is made in U.S. Dollar currency at the present value of each year, like the immense majority of investments. There is no currency adjustment, nor is there any exchange rate insurance as the amount invested is not returned after 25 years, as explained above. [...]
The trees are sold by ALIADE Consortium S.A.S. a company from the Dominican Republic where the Model Farm Oasis Doña Isabel is located. This is the country where the investment is made and where the benefit is produced that allows for the payment of annual interest. The Dominican company that receives the investment is 100% [...]
It is not a financial instrument. It is a real sale. In this case, there is a legal sale of the "flight" over the land, that is, the trees. These remain the property of the buyer as long as they exist as a productive tree (25 years).
Anyone who buys one or more trees acquires real ownership of them, during their 25-year lifespan. At the end of this time, the tree is no longer valuable. Each year the owner receives an 8.5% profit guaranteed by his investment. 8.5% per annum is accrued during the first four years. Then the benefit is distributed [...]
It is a profitable investment that, at the same time, results in positive impacts on social segments in need. Impact investing is a concept created by A. Bugg-Levine, (CEO of the Nonprofit Financial Fund and former CEO of the Rockefeller Foundation) and J. Emerson (founder of Blend Value Group and fellow senior of Impact Assess); [...]