Obsidian invests in opportunities with and for others, as well as acting for its own account to acquire companies and portfolios of various types of assets. We have found that successful investment opportunities often necessitate an uncommon structure or the innovative application of an existing structure.
- Obsidian is the sole owner of Aloha Lumber Corporation, a hundred-year-old timber company with significant real property and timber holdings in the Pacific Northwest.
- Obsidian was the sole outside investor in a new company seeking to acquire Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified timber and logs, grown and harvested in accordance with a rigorous set of environmental standards, and process the logs into FSC certified lumber and timber for sale to homebuilders and other customers.
- Prior to its sale, Obsidian was the lead lender and a significant shareholder in an Oregon company that produces ultra-premium and organic dog and cat food, treats and other pet products.