2014 Specialty Asset Management Outlook

For 2014, nonfinancial specialty assets show opportunity, both because of their unique investment nature and also because of their continued importance as part of a well-diversified portfolio.

At U.S. Trust, our professionals directly coordinate the management of over 1.6 million acres1 of farm and ranch land. We can help enhance the value of farms and ranches held outright or in a trust.

Our farm and ranch professionals provide:

  • Professional land management
  • Oversight of leases and current land use
  • Annual reviews of asset performance and market conditions
  • Acquisition and disposition services
  • Soil, water and wildlife conservation programs

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1 As of March 31, 2012

Nonfinancial assets, such as closely-held businesses, real estate, oil, gas and mineral properties, and timber, farm and ranch land, are complex in nature and involve risks including total loss of value. Special risk considerations include natural events (for example, earthquakes or fires), complex tax considerations, and lack of liquidity. Nonfinancial assets are not suitable for all investors. Always consult with your independent attorney, tax advisor, investment manager, and insurance agent for final recommendations and before changing or implementing any financial, tax, or estate planning strategy.

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