Weathering the storms

The relatively low profile LG Asia Plus long/short equity fund has been a winner for a small number of fortunate investors. Since its launch in 1998, the fund's profits have been steadily climbing ' up 104% net ' while many of its peers and the MSCI Asia Pacific Index have fallen sharply.

In Hong Kong, fund manager Zaheer Sitabkhan says he aims to identify emerging growth companies which have promising investment stories not yet realised by the market as a whole. To do this, his team undertakes