This investment company (Ingka Investments) is the Investment vehicle of “Ingka Group" (biggest franchisee of Ikea). Ingka Investments’ mission is to lead with purposeful investments, enabling Ingka Group’s long-term growth and financial strength. Ingka Investments is a unique, responsible and trusted investor.
Within Ingka Investments, the Forestland Portfolio has an investment scope stretching from start-ups to solar parks, and from financial assets to forests, our roles range from investment managers to digital specialists, and from business navigators to forest rangers. What connects us is our passion for entrepreneurship and a love for our planet.
Within Ingka Investments, the Forestland Portfolio Investment Associate is responsible for supporting the Forestland portfolio with relevant market and investment analysis and research and thereby enabling the portfolio to contribute to the medium- and long-term growth and profitability of the Ingka Group. You will also conduct value chain analysis and will be working on creating new business to fill any gaps in the value chain.
The Forestland team consists of 140 employees. The team is located in The Netherlands, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, US and New Zealand. You will be located in Leiden, together with the Head of Acquisitions (Gijs Menting). You will be trained and work really close to him.
The forestland team has built up a portfolio of EUR 900 mio and plans to grow substantially over the next few years (e.g. target for F23 is EUR 300mio).
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