HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zeal Asset Management Limited, a Hong Kong-based investment manager specializing in Greater China investment, announced today that the firm won “Best-in-Class Long/Short Equity Fund” award and their Chief Investment Officer, Jacky Choi, was named “Manager of the Year” under Greater China Equity Category in 2017 BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards on November 22, 2017.
“We are so proud to have such a great team. These honors are a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire Zeal team.” said Franco Ngan, Chief Executive Officer of Zeal Asset Management Limited, “Our investment team works tirelessly to uncover attractive investments, traveling all over Greater China and perform over 1,000 on-the-ground company visits every year. Our aim is to achieve attractive and long-term risk-adjusted returns for our clients through investing in high quality businesses and management, and these awards are a great encouragement to us that we are on the right track.”
The 14th BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards was organized by WealthAsia Media (“WAM”), the publisher of Hong Kong’s oldest bi-lingual finance publication - BENCHMARK. Hailed as the highest honor by the financial industry, the annual BENCHMARK Fund Awards is a solid industry reputation for running distinguished awards safeguarded by powerful gatekeepers from global institutions. WAM has been on a mission to discover the capabilities of Asset Managers, MPF, and ETF providers. Benchmark’s judging panel consisted of a number of senior level industry representatives who reviewed the entries based on 5 prong criteria. Judges considered factors such as annual performance figures, volatility, risk management and track record.
About Zeal Asset Management Limited
Zeal Asset Management Limited ("Zeal") is a value oriented asset management firm established in 2009. Based in Hong Kong, Zeal manages award winning hedge funds and retail funds that invest in the Greater China region. Currently, its biggest client is a European sovereign wealth fund, and their global clientele also includes pension funds, financial institutions, foundations, family offices, as well as individual investors from Hong Kong and China. In 2015, one of Zeal’s funds was in the first batch of Hong Kong funds that received mutual recognition of funds status to be publicly distributed in Mainland China.