Launches & Closures

Former Value Partners CEO Ngan spins out to spearhead the launch of Zeal


Franco Ngan Wai Wah, the former CEO of one of Asia's largest hedge funds, Value Partners, has established Zeal Asset Management in Hong Kong, with the intention of providing specialist investment management services in Greater China and Asia.

Franco Ngan Wai Wah

The firm will focus on value investing, fundamental research and bottom-up stock-picking, similar to the philosophy of Value Partners. Zeal AM will manage Greater China long/short equity funds and offer investment advisory to institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals around the world, helping them tap the emerging opportunities in the rapidly growing but still