HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mr. Joe Wan has joined Chartwell Capital as Senior Advisor. As a Certified Public Accountant since 2004, Mr. Wan has over 12 years of experience in accounting and mergers and acquisitions consulting. Before joining Chartwell, Joe was with PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance Limited, where he represented listed corporate clients in making acquisitions and private clients in fund-raising, private equity, and identifying acquisition opportunities.
In his new capacity, Mr. Wan will improve Chartwell’s investment research capabilities and keep the company up to date on changes in relevant accounting standards. He will also be involved in identifying small and medium-sized companies in Asia, adopting a friendly approach in helping those companies to create value for shareholders.
“We are delighted to have Mr. Wan join the team,” said Chartwell Capital’s Founder Mr. Ronald W Chan. “Nowadays the Asian market is presented with many too-good-to-miss business opportunities. There are also many heavily discounted Asian stocks that look like bargains at first sight. Mr. Wan’s experience will help us to look between the lines and seek true value investment opportunities in the market.”
Chartwell Capital is a Hong Kong-based asset management company with an investment strategy of seeking Asian opportunities in public equities that present deep discounts to their intrinsic value. Its flagship Chartwell Value Fund, managed by Mr. Chan and Mr. Brian Lui, recorded a 17.7% return from its inception on January 30, 2013 to July 31, 2014. During the same period, the MSCI AC Asia ex Japan index increased by 12.2%.