Ward Ferry Asia continues to shine with impressive YTD figures


Scobie Ward
Long-standing Asian manager Ward Ferry is creating a strong buzz in the investor circles with its continuing strong performance this year.

Its flagship WF Asia Fund was up another 0.6% in October, edging up the year-to-date performance to 21.03%.

In October, overall gross exposure was 124% and net 45%. Largest gross exposure was in Japan, followed by India, Indonesia and, finally, Philippines.

The Hong Kong-based firm, set up by former Lloyd George Management colleagues and iconic portfolio managers Scobie Ward and Peter Ferry in 2000, also runs the WF Asian Smaller Companies Fund.