lida Group Holdings Buys Majority Stake in Russian Forest Products

Iida Group Holdings (IGH), a leading Japanese real estate development firm, announced on Wednesday (12-8-21) that it has received Russian Government approval and is buying a majority stake (75%) in Russian Forest Products for nearly $530 million.

IGH says the acquisition will provide the company with access to one of the world’s largest forests, spanning roughly four million hectares in the Russian Far East. IGH says the timber can be transported to Japan in approximately three days.

IGH’s Senior Managing Director Tomishima Hiroshi says the takeover will help his company weather the global lumber shortage situation by ensuring a stable, long-term supply of quality material.

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Notice: Stock Acquisition (Making Subsidiary) of Russia Forest Products (BVI) Limited.