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					           Ron Baron's interest in Alternatives endorsed by AAA

 High profile investor and member of the Forbes 400, Ron Baron, recently shared his fondness
    for alternative investments with journalists from Forbes, in an interview that has been
                                       welcomed by AAA.

Boston, MA, January 25, 2013 - High profile investor and member of the Forbes 400, Ron Baron,
recently shared his fondness for alternative investments with journalists from Forbes, in an
interview that has been welcomed by Alternative Asset Analysis (AAA).

Ron Baron explained that his investment vehicle, Baron Capital Group, is upping its exposure to a
range of alternative investments, including real estate investment trusts (REITs) and energy finds.
He told Forbes that one of the real estate funds it started three years ago gained 40 per cent last
year, with gains totalling 70 per cent over the three year period.

He talked about the possibility of expanding into new markets, where there is significant growth
potential for commercial properties and hotels, for example. He told Forbes: “The United States
there’s 5 million hotel rooms and 300 million people. In India there’s 160,000 hotel rooms, that’s
like in Orlando. So what he’s got is he’s got this ability to go into these new markets.”

He added that he is interested mainly in investing in businesses that offer a long-term prospect of
growth and that are well managed. AAA, which advocates ethical alternative investments,
endorses this investment strategy. “Following the economic collapse, savvy investors are taking a
more long-term view of things and are less interested in making a quick buck at any cost,”
explained AAA’s analysis partner, Anthony Johnson.

He added, “Investing in alternative has many benefits, from an ethical and sustainability port of
view, there are more options. Meanwhile, alternatives also offer a means of diversifying an
investment portfolio to protect against risk and offset the effects of inflation.”

AAA supports a range of alternative investment funds and also endorses investment in forestry
and timberland that is managed sustainable, through firms like Greenwood Management.
Greenwood runs sustainable forestry plantations in Brazil and Canada, rearing non-native fast-
growing trees.

Contact:
Anthony Johnson
Alternative Asset Analysis
71 Commercial St
Boston, MA 02109-1320
617-939-9596
info@alternativeassetanalysis.com
http://www.alternativeassetanalysis.com

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