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Volatile Chinese equities market yields opportunities For Pacific Sun

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China-related stocks have been under pressure but where others might see fear, Andy Mantel, founder and chief executive of Pacific Sun Advisors, sees opportunity in the fast-growing, volatile market

Andy Mantel
 
Despite difficult market conditions, Hong Kong-based Pacific Sun launched its second fund, a long-only strategy, last year (The Pacific Sun Greater China Equities Fund was rolled out in November 2011). The firm also expanded to include seven partners.

“2011 was a transition year for us,” said Mantel. Having lived and worked in Greater China for more than 20 years, Mantel has had first-hand experience with all the ups and downs in the fast-growing Chinese equities market.

Mantel started Pacific Sun in 2000, initially advising investors,