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The Secret “Assured Income
Investment” of the World’s
Wealthiest 1%

For years, the world’s wealthiest 1% have parked their money in a big, safe, long-term investment that outperforms the market. Outpaces inflation. And even defies recessions.

Since 1971, this secret “Assured Income Investment” has returned a stunning 15,000% …More often than not, the annual gains were in double digits.

And for the next nine years, it’s yours tax-free — while you live the life of the 1% …

Dear Serious Investor,

For more than two decades, one of the world’s most valuable assets has been the private domain of some of the world’s wealthiest investors …

Investors like Ted Turner, John Malone, Jeremy Grantham, and even the Harvard Endowment.

In recent years, the wealthiest 1% — along with top pension funds, endowments, insurance companies, not to mention the rich and famous – have plowed $40 billion into this constantly appreciating asset…

Up from just $1 billion in 1989.

And they have pocketed billions of dollars in safe, secure “Assured Income” returns that have made this asset, in the words of CNNMoney, “the hot new commodity.”

In fact, when Ted Turner saw his net worth plunge 75% not long ago, he said that it was this “Assured Income Investment” that helped keep him afloat. In his words, “It’s done a heck of a lot better” than almost any other investment.

And it just keeps on appreciating – year after year after year.

That’s important in today’s world of market volatility …

Creeping inflation … out-of-control government spending …

And — for the first time ever — more US businesses closing than starting up.

The wealth gap between the richest 1% and everyone else is larger than it has been since the

1920s …

And two of America’s most renowned investors – superstar investor Kevin Bass and hedge fund guru Jim Rodgers – just took shocking precautions against a serious market crash and financial crisis.

That’s what made me decide to find out for myself what the richest 1% were doing to protect – and grow — their assets …

While everyone else remained at risk.

The answer may surprise you. I know it did me …

Until I followed their lead …

And put part of my portfolio in the “Assured Income Investment” that has consistently outperformed the S&P for more than a century …

Has defied every major recession – and even the Great Depression …

And risen 3% more than inflation for 90 years.

In short, I am talking about timber ….

That’s right, about money literally growing on trees.

As investment maven Steve Sjuggerudd recently said, “When you compare the built-in yield of timberland to any other asset class out there, timberland wins hands down.”

“Timberland wins hands down …”

Make no mistake about it, the wealthiest 1% learned long ago that timber is the ultimate “Assured Income Investment.”

And they have parked billions of dollars in timberlands worldwide.

Bloomberg News estimates that percent of the Harvard Endowment—a  staggering $3 billion—is invested in  “forests, farms, and other natural resources.”

I’ve already told you about Robert E. “Ted” Turner’s massive timber investments. And, he’s not alone.

Among other Forbes 400 timber tycoons are …

The Irving Family … with a $400 million timber investment …

The fabulously wealthy Pingree heirs … with a $240 million timber investment …

Allyn Ford … with a $450 million timber investment …

And Archie “Red” Emmerson … who tops them all with a $1 billion invested in timberland.

So, what’s the attraction?

Why are so many of the world’s wealthiest investors loving lumber, and all of the green that comes with it?

And why I am writing to you about his incredible opportunity today?

Maybe the legendary investor Jeremy Grantham summed it up best …

“Timber,” Grantham said is “a perfect investment … It’s a lot safer than stocks. And as long as the sun shines and the rain rains, trees grow.”

How safe is it?

And what is your profit potential?

Well, I’m going to throw some facts and figures at you now in rapid succession that may help explain it all.

To some people, I guess they may make their eyes glaze over …

But, if you’re like me – and you like the thought of making money with an “Assured Income Investment” – they’ll make your eyes light up …

So here goes …

  • Since the beginning of the 20th century timber has outpaced the S&P 500 year after profitable year … and has risen by approximately 15% nearly each year since 1987 …
  • During the Great Depression, while the price of stocks fell more than 70%, timber gained a stunning 233% …
  • For the past 30 years, while the S&P has climbed at an average of about 11%, timber has outperformed it by nearly a third …
  • More recently, when the S&P tanked by 38% in 2008 and many investors lost fortunes, timber actually gained 9.5% …
  • Plus, timber is the ultimate hedge against inflation … During America’s last major inflationary period – from 1973 to 1981, when inflation averaged 9.2% – timberland values increased by an average of 22% per year.

And then, there is this …

A detailed chart prepared by investment guru Steve Sjuggerudd that shows year by year how the value of timberland has increased exponentially since 1971.

You start with a mere $10,000 investment – and take it from there:

Year Annual Account Size
1971 4.4% $10,000
1972 11.0% $11,104
1973 58.7% $17,625
1974 20.8% $21,290
1975 1.3% $21,564
1976 16.0% $25,021
1977 48.5% $37,154
1978 29.5% $48,103
1979 31.0% $62,991
1980 5.4% $66,405
1981 2.6% $68,132
1982 -1.8% $66,919
1983 0.6% $67,294
1984 3.2% $69,434
1985 -2.6% $67,656
1986 3.3% $69,916
1987 26.6% $88,513
1988 30.1% $115,174
1989 37.4% $158,191
1990 11.1% $175,687
1991 20.3% $211,281
1992 37.3% $290,131
1993 22.4% $355,033
1994 15.4% $409,850
1995 13.8% $466,574
1996 10.7% $516,637
1997 18.9% $614,333
1998 9.0% $669,746
1999 12.9% $756,344
2000 4.4% $789,681
2001 -5.2% $748,256
2002 1.9% $762,340
2003 7.7% $820,773
2004 11.2% $912,697
2005 19.3% $1,089,288
2006 13.7% $1,238,287
2007 18.4% $1,466,549
2008 9.5% $1,606,184
2009 -4.8% $1,529,730
2010 -0.2% $1,527,309

That’s a 15,000% gain – on as safe and secure investment as you are ever going to see.

But , as great as all that is, it’s only the beginning …

We’ve all seen the old disclaimer, “Past Performance is Not Necessarily Indicative of Future Results,” right?

Well, in the case of timber — the “Assured Income Investment” — that may actually be the good news …

Because timber is one of those rare commodities where the supply is dwindling while the demand is soaring.

And that means rising prices.

In fact, according to the United Nations, the demand for wood will nearly double by the middle of this century.

And, frankly, I think that may be an understatement.

In 2004, the U.S. began taking in net imports of wood for the first time ever …

And China’s demand for wood is expected to grow by at least 8% per year well into the next decade …

While the supply of timber continues to shrink by nearly 13 million acres a year.

Simply put, more demand and less supply means higher returns.

Which is why the NCREIF Index reports that since the 1980s, the price of timber has returned 14% on average annually.

Now, I think you can see why the world’s wealthiest 1% pack their portfolios with timberlands – the “Assured Income Investment” …

Why I did also …

And why I think you may want to as well.

In just a minute, I’ll tell you exactly how …

Because as the legendary Al Jolson used to say, “You ain’t seen nothing yet!”

But, first, let me give you a caveat of sorts …because, despite what the sports handicappers tell us, you and I both know, there’s no such thing as an “Iron Lock.”

The fact is, as the New York Times recently told its readers, “The traditional timber market had very high barriers to entry …”

And you need to know why …

“High barriers to entry …”

Let’s just face the facts: the rich didn’t get – and stay – rich by spreading the wealth.

Investors like Ted Turner, John Malone, Jeremy Grantham, and the Harvard Endowment don’t like to slice up the pie into too many pieces.

As Bob Rice, the author of the best-selling book The Alternative Answer puts it, “institutional investors and their ultra-wealthy friends have had an unfair advantage: access to strategies and vehicles that were both unknown and unavailable to the rest of us.”

And it’s an “unfair advantage” they’d like to keep …

That’s why up until the 1990s, most private timber was owned by major lumber conglomerates.

Companies like Weyerhaeuser and Georgia Pacific held a near monopoly on the production of construction lumber, bulk paper, cardboard and even No 2 lead pencils.

And while stockholders made some money in dividends, very few were getting rich.

But then the big conglomerates started looking for ways to monetize their timber assets. And the best way was simply to sell the land outright.

So, in came the TIMO, or Timber Investment Management Organizations.

But, the average investor – guys like you and me — was still not invited to the party.

TIMOs look for investments of a $5 million minimum. Which they get mostly from pension funds, university endowment funds and other major investors …

Who, then, watch their investments grow like giant redwoods: safely, slowly, and steadily, and substantially.

So, where do you come in?

Well, you come in where I came in …

By joining with a relative handful of us who have turned the timber-investing world on its head.

We’re allowing even relatively small investors like you and me to profit from harvesting timberland…

And, frankly, we’re making it as easy as a stroll on the beach.

In short, welcome to Teak Hardwoods, LP (THW) …

And welcome to the beckoning beaches, beautiful forests – and 1-percenter “Assured Income Investment” world — of Panama Teak …

Now, get ready for the good life at a great price!

A solid investment … and a good life … at a great price …

Allow me to introduce myself …

My name is Mike Cobb, I am one of the owners of Teak Hardwoods, LP (THW). And I – along with my wife and daughters — have lived in the region for almost a decade and half.

My partner, Joel Nagel, and I started Teak Hardwoods a little over 16 years ago …

And in just a moment, I’ll tell you what that number is so important to you.

We started into the timber business because of everything I told you earlier – the rising value, the fact that it is not tied to the volatile stock market, and the substantial return on investment …

Not to mention that we are pretty ecologically minded and knew it was a good way to help save our forests.

And that brings me – and hopefully you – to the reason we specifically chose Teak .. and, in fact, Panama.

Let me tell you a little bit about it Teak first. Then I’ll get to Panama …

And hopefully, you will see the real good reason for both.

I consider Teak something akin to “Tree-Top Gold” …

Not just because its towering heights (the average tree reaches 160 feet tall) and lustrous golden hue …

But because of its intrinsic value … its scarcity … and worldwide use in luxury items.

Teak has a centuries-old reputation as the King of Timbers. It is highly durable, easily worked, exquisite, strong, and relatively light.

It has the greatest capability of any wood to withstand the punishing effects of any outdoor environment — from intense sunlight to harsh wet climates.

Its elegance, sheen, and decorative grain make it a top choice for the finest furniture …

Its tensile strength and tight grain keep it in high demand for cutting boards, countertops, and hardwood floors …

And if you have ever walked the decks of the grandest yachts and sailing ships, you’ve felt Teak beneath your feet.

Teak is expensive. And worth every cent of it …

Because this exotic dark wood is also increasingly rare.

Its prices have risen dramatically over the past 20 years.

And as the harvest continues to exceed the supply … as global shortages continue to mount … it is expected that the price of Teak, will continue to soar.

At one time, Thailand had 39,536,861 acres of Teak forests …

But, those once-plush forests have now become almost non-existent.

The lone remaining natural Teak wood forest was in Burma …

But it was destroyed to fund the civil war … and all that remains is owned by the military.

It’s little wonder, then that according to the North American Hardwood Association, in one recent six-year period alone, there was a 625% increase in the price of Teak.

So, the time to invest is now …

And I believe you will soon agree that the place to invest is Panama …

Specifically, in THW.

Let me share with you what we’ve put together.

As I mentioned earlier, Joel Nagel and I put together THW 16 years ago.

We did it with a first planting of 100 acres. And I’m pleased to say that we have carefully nurtured the growth of more than 43,000 Teak trees.

What makes that number 16 so important to you is that the growth cycle for harvesting Teak timber is 25 years …

Which means we have only nine years to go until the investments start to pay off …

And you can buy in – right now.

When you do, in addition to a minimum, solid 6%-plus per annum long-term return …

You get four quick payoffs that make Teak timberlands a uniquely safe and secure investment:

  • You get Diversification. By owning a Teak plantation in Panama, you gain an important geographic and business diversification of assets.
    A Teak plantation is provides you a product that is outside of the traditional markets and physically outside of the United States.
    And as you know, an international diversification is a critical element to any multi-flag asset protection strategy.
  • You get Tax Deferral. What you own are long-term assets (the actual Teak trees and the land they are on) that will be taxed at harvest.
    So, quite literally, your assets “grow” tax deferred. Like a growth stock, there are no dividends or cash flow to be taxed.
  • You get Asset Protection. Your Teak trees are a non-liquid asset that is not redeemable prior to maturation. And that makes it a highly unlikely target for creditors or plaintiffs attorneys.
  • You get a Non-Correlated Asset. Simply put, trees have never heard of a NASDAQ bubble, the War on Terror, inflation, deflation, the balance of trade, or party politics.
    As you have already seen, the sun shines, the rains come, the Teak trees grow – and you get your rock-solid return on investment year in and year out.

There is actually a fifth quick payoff to your investment in THW – one that you and your family can begin enjoying with a Piña Colada and a beach umbrella from the first day on …

I’ll tell you about it in a moment …

But, first, let me give you the details of your THW Teak wood investment …

Because I think you are going to like what you hear.

Right now, for just $18,000, you can purchase a 1000 square-meter (¼ acre) parcel of Teak timberland …

And with it you will receive one adult Panama “Friendly Nations Visa” (which I will tell you more about that in just a minute).

You will own all of the Teak timber on your ¼ acre (and, of course, the land as well).

Over the next nine years, THW’s expert on-site team will maintain the property, cultivate the soil, nurture the trees, thin the seedlings – and do everything else necessary to manage your investment …

And all the while, you can expect a minimum 6% annual return on your investment …

And quite possibly, much, much more.

So, now, I’m going to get technical on you …

Because when someone talks to me about my money, I don’t like them to leave anything out …

And I feel certain that as a savvy investor, you’re the same way.

A nearly 100% ROI … on your “Assured Income Investment”

Using the simplest method of valuation, we have calculated the most basic return on the plantation would be $240,000 per hectare at the 2010 base price for Teak.

This is also the most conservative method of valuing the production, since it does not take into account the high probability of rising teak prices.

Nor does it take into account the large premiums of taking the lumber one step further in the refinement process.

So, let me tell you a little bit about that …

There is an incredible premium for processing the raw Teak logs into usable lumber.

And THW fully intends to take this additional step and capture this additional value for you and the other plantation owners.

Take a quick look at the chart below, using the data currently available for Teak prices after the processing from logs to lumber …

And you can quickly see the incredible benefits of taking this additional step:

                 Age Thinning Trees Remaining Logs for Sale (M3) Marketing Board Feet Value per board foot Gross Harvest Proceeds
1–11 711 400 N/A N/A N/A
12 100 300 8.7 0 $0.00 $0.00
18 50 250 13.2 0 $0.00 $0.00
20 35 215 20.377 0 $0.00 $0.00
25 215 0 184.814 78176.32 $6.64 $519,090.76
  Total $519,090.76
 
Based on the industry average, the processing cost from log to lumber is 15% $77,863.61
Management 20% Harvest Fee $103,818.15
Net Proceeds per Hectare $337,408.99
Proceeds per 1000 m2                $33,740.90

I think that at a glance, you can see what I mean.

In short, over the next nine years, your $18,000 investment in THW Teak wood – one of the world’s most safe and secure investments — could almost double

It can then be replanted again …

And, of course, you will still own the land …

And yet, there is one more major benefit for you – one I promised you could enjoy with a Piña Colada and a beach umbrella all year round …

Affordable Residency in a Tropical Paradise …

So, now, we get to what, to me, is one of the best parts of all …

The good life at a great price in the tropical paradise of Panama.

Right now, Panama is home to an estimated 20,000 US and Canadian citizens.

Many of whom are already enjoying the rewarding Permanent Residency status that could soon be yours.

In short, they know a good thing when they see it.

The cost of living in Panama is easily affordable …

The weather is blue skies, endless summer, and a gentle breeze all year round …

And the beaches?

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words …

So, let me save you reading (and me writing) about three thousand of them right now …

Simply put, you will never find any more beautiful and relaxing beaches anywhere in the world than in Panama.

And, remember, that is all year around!

But, that’s just the beginning of all that this remarkable Caribbean country has to offer …

U.S. News & World Report magazine has named Panama as one of “The 18 Best Places to Retire Overseas.”

Not only are the beaches, hill country, and rain forests some of the most beautiful in the world …

Panama City is the cosmopolitan capital of Central America.

Its gleaming skyscraper business district is picturesquely set on the on shore of the bay.

Its non-stop nightlife, great restaurants, name-brand stores, and trendy boutiques make it a city that never sleeps.

And its attractive residential neighborhoods – including the quaint Casco Viejo – attract visitors and residents from all over the world.

Plus, it’s also the safest city in the region for both tourists and businessmen.

Here’s how the popular travel guide Lonely Planet, describes this urban oasis, “A center of international banking and trade, the sultry skyline of shimmering glass and steel towers is reminiscent of Miami …

“In contrast, the peninsula of Casco Viejo has become a thriving colonial neighborhood where cobblestones link boutique hotels with underground bars and crumbled ruins with pirate lore.”

 

And yet, even with all of that, Panama is still easily affordable …

 

Especially for you, as an owner of your own towering Teak forest.

 

In fact, one of the principal benefits to the Teak ownership is the very affordable Permanent Residency program we will include with your investment.

 

The specific Panama law that Residency Candidates are processed under is the Executive

Decree 343, otherwise known as the Permanent Residence for Nationals of Specific

Countries (NSC) …

 

It’s better known as the “Friendly Nations’ Visa.”

 

This permits residents from the United States, Canada, and 45 other countries to apply for and receive Permanent Residency if they meet some very simple criteria.

 

And once you own your quarter acre of THW Teak forest, you automatically qualify for Permanent Residency status …

 

With all of the money-saving benefits that come with it.

 

And that includes:

  • 50% OFF recreational activities (includes movies, concerts, theater, etc.)
  • 10% OFF prescription medicines
  • 25% OFF restaurants (food only)
  • 15% OFF dentists and optometrists
  • 15% OFF franchises food purchases
  • 15% OFF insurance premiums
  • 30% to 50% OFF hotel rooms (resorts excluded)
  • 20% OFF appliances purchases
  • 20% OFF plumbers, accountants, etc.
  • 30% OFF bus and boat fares
  • 50% OFF passports
  • 25% OFF airline fares for flights originating in Panama
  • 25% OFF utilities
  • 15% OFF medical services (surgery, treatments, etc.)
  • 15% OFF clinical/hospital expenses
  • 50% OFF real estate closing costs with financial institutions
  • 50% OFF closing costs for home loans

Simply put, with your Permanent Residency, you could easily save the entire cost of your Teak investment within a matter of months …

While accruing your mounting ROI for the next nine years.

Describe it anyway you want to …

“The life of Riley with a twist of lime” …

“A Piña Colada and a beach umbrella” or …

“Wasting away again in Margaritaville” …

Living in Panama – whether as an expat, vacationing in a second home, or just taking long luxurious vacations – is “The Good Life at a Great Price” …

And now, you can have it all with your THW Teak forest investment …

And your exclusive Panama Friendly Nations’ Permanent Residency.

So, what are you waiting for?

Here is All You Have to Do Take Advantage of this Offer Now  …

The timberland monopoly of the wealthiest 1% is finally being broken.

And now, you can take advantage of the “Assured Income Investment” that has not only padded their portfolios decades …

But, according to the Bank of America’s Dennis Moon, has also served as their “tool to transfer wealth from one generation to another.”

Ted Turner, John Malone, Jeremy Grantham, the Pingree heirs, and even the Harvard Endowment have already taken advantage of this rare asset opportunity to cash in time after time and again …

And now, you can, too …

Now you can as much as double your investment on a big, safe, long-term investment that …

Has outpaced the S&P 500 for over a century …

Has risen by approximately 15% per year since 1987 – as opposed to the S&P’s 11% …

Turned the Great Depression on its head – gaining a stunning 233%, while the price of stocks fell more than 70% …

And more recently, when the S&P tanked by 38% in 2008 and many investors lost fortunes, timber actually gained 9.5%.

Plus, timber has proven to be the ultimate hedge against inflation …

During America’s last major inflationary period – from 1973 to 1981, when inflation averaged 9.2% – timberland values increased by a stunning 22% per year.

When you invest in your Teak plantation forest in Panama, you cash in on an increasingly rare asset that goes up in value every year …

A sustainable resource investment whose returns have beaten almost every other investment sector over the past 40 years.

And that’s not all, when you invest in your THW Panama Teak forest:

  • You get Diversification … by owning an asset that is outside of the traditional markets and physically outside of the United States.
  • You get Tax Deferral … with a real, tangible asset that literally “grows” tax deferred, like a growth stock – so there are no dividends or cash flow to be taxed.
  • You get Asset Protection ... with a non-liquid asset that is not redeemable prior to maturation and is a highly unlikely target for creditors or plaintiff’s attorneys.
  • You get a Non-Correlated Asset … that resists the volatility of NASDAQ bubbles, the War on Terror, inflation, deflation, the balance of trade, or party politics.

And there is yet another advantage to investing with THW in a Panama Teak plantation …

THW employs one of the finest timberland management companies in all of Central America.

They tend to the THW acreage day in and day out …

They pamper the Teak trees from the time they are saplings until the pierce the pierce the powder-blue Panamanian sky 100 to 200 feet above the ground …

And they oversee the harvesting to assure the maximum return on investment.

Why is that so important to you?

Managed timberlands, according to a study conducted by the University of Georgia and published in the Journal of Forestry, generate returns almost four times higher returns than non-managed lands.

And that means money in your pocket.

On top of all that, you can feel good about the fact that your tract of Teak timberland is improving the ecosystem …

It’s allowing everyone to enjoy the benefits the rainforest brings in generating oxygen and reducing excessive carbon dioxide, while providing natural habitats to wildlife.

And you are providing jobs to some of the poorest – and hardest working — people in the Western Hemisphere while teaching them about the merits of the entrepreneurial spirit.

And yet, there’s more …

There’s the exciting, rewarding, money-saving benefits of receiving your Permanent Residency status in one of the most beautiful spots in the Western Hemisphere.

But, don’t just take my word for it (even though I have spent enough time there that I can guarantee you it is as good as gold) …

Here is how International Living summed up the good life at a great price in Panama when it named it the “Top Retirement Destination” in the world:

When it comes to attractive retirement destinations, the list is short and Panama is at the top. It’s the only country in Central America with a true First World city. But unlike most South American capitals, Panama City is only two-and a-half hours by plane from Miami. (And let’s not forget that, unlike some places closer to the U.S. border, Panama is hurricane free).

Nearly everything about Panama is convenient, particularly if you’re coming from North America. The currency is the dollar, English is widely understood, and the international community is large and welcoming. Even the littlest things are easy…your U.S. appliances will work here, no converters needed. And you can find anything you need, from gourmet ingredients to popular clothing brands.

Plus, no matter what you like to do… loll on the beach, golf a championship green, hike the highlands, join special interest clubs…you’ll be busy here. Unless, of course, you choose not to be. Spend as little—or as much—as you like. A good lifestyle is very affordable. Just be aware that it offers more temptation and opportunity to spend than some other overseas havens.

Panama’s allure lies in a rare combination of value and variety. Plenty of places in the world offer one or the other. But how many offer both?

And it can all be yours – just for acting now.

Right now, THW has a total of 35 remaining lush Teak timberland parcels of one-quarter acre each …

And they will be the final 35 ever to be offered.

Each sells at just $18,000—and that includes your Panama Permanent Residency fee.

Now, obviously, we know that you may not be ready to make a decision of this magnitude instantly, sight unseen …

 

(Though many have and are glad they did.)

 

But, I must caution you that reservations for these 35 remaining tracks will be accepted in the order in which they are received …

 

And with the list of serious investors to whom this letter is going, I do not expect that the supply will last long.

So, here is all that you need to do to make certain this “Assured Income Investment” opportunity does not pass you by …

Simply fill out this form now to reserve your full quarter acre of valuable Teak timberland …

And your Permanent Residency in the tropical paradise of Panama.

You need send no money at this point. As soon as we get your reply, we will immediately contact you to answer any questions you may have …

And make certain you are among the final 40 who are able to take advantage of this timely, though limited, offer.

Now that you know the secret Assured Income Investment of the world’s wealthiest 1% …

I hope you will soon join them.

And I look forward to meeting you.

Sincerely,

Mike Cobb
President, Teak Hardwoods LP

PS: BONUS OFFER — Right now TWO PARCELS are being offered for the 2014 price.  Save yourself the $1,000 and reserve your parcel today filling out this form.

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