Multiple Product Choices Find Out More From Our Website Investing in the ITC 2004 PDS provides diversification of tree www.treecrop.com.au - Our website provides a wealth of species, geographical location and end markets. information that allows you to: We have two projects to choose from. You can invest in • Project future returns either one or both of them: 2004 • Calculate the impact of an investment on your income tax • ITC Pulpwood Project 2004 This will produce high and cash flow grade eucalypt pulpwood for the fine paper industry • Download copies of ITC 2004 PROJECT SUMMARY in approximately 10 years. Australian Financial Services Licence No: 247019 ✓ 2004 Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) • ITC Sandalwood Project 2004 This will produce high ✓ Finance Package quality sandalwood timber for sandalwood oil and other ✓ ATO Product Rulings products for the international sandalwood market, in ✓ Independent Research Reports approximately 15 years. • Find out more about ITC and the plantation industry The Independent Opinion How To Apply Both of these projects have been approved by three An investment in the ITC 2004 PDS can only be made on the independent research houses: Lonsec, Adviser Edge application form that accompanies the PDS dated 22 March and Australian AgriBusiness. For copies of their reports, 2004. If you are not experienced with this type of investment, please visit our website at www.treecrop.com.au we suggest you consult a professional adviser first. ATO Product Ruling A copy of the PDS is available from: The Australian Government encourages development • Your accountant or investment adviser of plantation forestry and has provided unique taxation • The ITC investment hotline 1800 999 190 concessions for the industry. Applications for Product Rulings have been lodged and the rulings will be available • ITC by faxing the information request contained upon request. in this summary • The ITC website at www.treecrop.com.au Financial Planning Benefits Besides the projected long term returns, the 100% tax Contact Details deductions associated with an investment in the ITC 2004 ITC Project Management Limited PDS can provide a range of wealth creation and taxation strategies. These include: ACN 081 643 147 Grow Your Wealth Through PO Box 3180 NEDLANDS WA 6009 • Defer a current tax liability/re-invest tax savings in: ✓ Reducing non-deductible debt Freecall: 1800 999 190 or ITC Plantation Forests Tel: (08) 9389 0201 ✓ Acquiring a share portfolio Fax: (08) 9389 0250 ✓ Increasing superannuation contributions Key Features Email: ITC@treecrop.com.au ✓ Acquiring an investment property www.treecrop.com.au • Economies of scale - deliver lower costs and generate higher returns for Growers • Reduce periodic PAYG payments • Recognised leader in forestry expertise - focussed solely on forestry • Create future income for a specific purpose such • Unique flexible investment structure - aligns Growers’ interests with ITC as private education fees or superannuation contribution • Large resource under management - strengthens potential to maximise timber sales price • Pay back Director/Shareholder Division 7A loans • Manage superannuation surcharge liabilities • ITC is ASX listed - with no debt - major shareholder is Futuris Corporation Limited • Provide an effective retirement income stream • Strong environmental credentials - plantations only established on cleared pasture • Shelter capital gain or abnormal income • Attractive finance packages - including 9 year 9.95%pa interest only option www.treecrop.com.au Plantation Forestry - A Growth Industry ITC - Australia’s Leading Plantation Manager • ITC has achieved ISO 14001:1996 accreditation. You then have the option, on an annual basis, to pay fees Information Request As the global demand for paper continues to rise, As an investor you have the comfort of dealing with ITC, for rent and forest management to earn a greater share If you would like more information on how ITC can • We offer attractive finance packages including so too does the demand for trees from which to make it. a recognised leader in plantation site selection, genetics a 9 year 9.95%pa interest only option. of harvest proceeds. If you pay 100% of these fees you earn help you grow your wealth, contact your Accountant With logging increasingly being banned from native forests and forestry management systems. 100% of the harvest proceeds. If you elect not to pay, the fees or Investment Adviser. Alternatively, complete the • Our size allows us to offer flexible are deferred and paid to ITC as a share of harvest proceeds. throughout the world, the solution lies in plantation forests. information request below and mail or fax it back Over the past 12 years the ITC Group has successfully investment structures. to us. If you prefer, you can complete the email order promoted 34 managed investment scheme projects with total World Consumption Trends Supply of Tropical Affordable Entry form on our website at www.treecrop.com.au of Various Wood Products Hardwood in the Region subscriptions of approximately $350 million. We manage Our Incentive To Maximise Your Returns You can invest in one or both of our plantation projects from 1200 Sawn timber 80 Papua New Australia’s largest hardwood plantation estate, approximately The unique 2004 PDS structure means ITC will earn a large Name (million cubic metres) Guinea as little as $2,500 (plus GST) per Plantation Unit. The minimum 1000 70 100,000 hectares with an asset value of over $500 million, on proportion of our fees from our share of harvest income. investment is 2 Plantation Units or $5,000 (plus GST). Flexible million cubic metres 60 Malaysia 800 Wood based panels (million cubic metres behalf of private investors, government agencies and Company 50 Indonesia It is clearly in both ITC’s and our investors’ interests 600 Paper and paperboard 40 finance packages are available to approved applicants. (million tonnes) institutions. In total, we manage approximately 16% of to maximise the yield and return from the plantations. 400 30 Address 200 20 Australia’s hardwood plantations. You can estimate your projected returns by visiting our 10 Your initial payments earn you a specified percentage 0 website www.treecrop.com.au and following the links Postcode 1970 1996 2010 est 0 1996 2000 2010 est The ITC Group is financially sound of harvest proceeds of 50% (Pulpwood Project) or 55% Source: Fao to our Cashflow Calculator. and well managed with no external debt (Sandalwood Project). Tel(w) Tel(h) and net assets of approximately $80 million. ITC listed on ITC’s 2004 PDS offers you the opportunity to invest in this ASX on 31st March 2004, with Futuris Corporation Limited, Mob Fax profitable industry. In addition to solid returns, sustainable an ASX top 150 company, remaining as this company’s Pulpwood Fee per Sandalwood Fee per tree farming offers low volatility, a low risk profile and Fee Type Plantation Unit Plantation Unit Email major shareholder. significant tax benefits. On the altruistic side of the ledger, (excluding GST) (excluding GST) your investment relieves pressure on native forests, helps My interest is as an: With Size Comes Security to reduce salinity and creates a sink for greenhouses gases. Primary Services Fee (payable on Application) $2,500 $2,500 • As the leader in the forestry industry, we enjoy Accountant Investment Adviser With benefits like these it’s no wonder forestry is viewed unmatched economies of scale and can deliver Forestry Services Fee Investor Other as an ‘alternative asset class’ in the USA, and an essential lower costs that generate higher returns for Growers. Amount deferred and deducted from net harvest proceeds, 12% 20% part of a balanced portfolio. Please send me: • ITC is recognised for its forestry expertise. OR Our experienced management is focussed solely Amount Growers may chose to pay (payable each 31 May, $80 $70 Copies of the ITC 2004 PDS Risk and Return of Alternative Investments (before fees) 1960 - 2002 on forestry and we have no conflict of interest from commencing 2005) 16% Copies of the ITC Finance Package 14% Small Capital Equity downstream processing involvement. Timberland Annual Land Fee 12% • With large tracts of forest under management we Investment Adviser Details Return % per year 10% Commercial Real Estate S&P 500 International Equity Amount deferred and deducted from net harvest proceeds 38% 25% 8% are able to maximise timber sales price. OR Long Term Corporate Bonds US Treasury Bill 6% • Your investment risk is reduced by our diversification Amount Growers may chose to pay (payable each 31 May, $250 $75 4% commencing 2005) 2% of species (eucalypts or Indian Sandalwood), locations 0% and end markets. Harvesting and Marketing Services Fees (payable from net harvest 5% of net harvest 5% of net harvest 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% proceeds) proceeds proceeds Mail this information request to your Adviser or to ITC at: Volatility Source: Hancock • We have strong environmental credentials. PO Box 3180, NEDLANDS, WA 6009 Fax (08) 9389 0250, Note: The graph above is based on US experience. Returns from Australian forestry investments may be different. ITC only establish plantations on cleared Annual fees are subject to movements in the CPI. Freecall 1800 999 190 or Phone (08) 9389 0201 pasture with 5-year fertiliser history.
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