Wardhaven is an independent Vietnam specialist investment manager, leveraging Vietnam’s exciting growth story and investment opportunities.

  • The firm manages the Wardhaven Vietnam Fund, principally investing in Vietnamese public companies.
  • The investment team has deep knowledge, experience and networks in Vietnam.
  • All managers from both the investment and operation teams are owners of the business.
  • Wardhaven Capital Limited is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and the HCMC Representative Office is regulated by the Vietnamese State Securities Commission.

Investment Team

Jonathon Waugh

Fund Manager, IC Member

Jonathon Waugh

Fund Manager, IC Member

Jonathon spent four years with Baring Asset Management (UK) and then moved to Vietnam over 25 years ago. After studying Vietnamese in Ha Noi he was appointed country head of Jardine Fleming (Vietnam). In 1999, he was co-employed by Jardine Matheson (Vietnam) and ACB Securities, and was the first foreigner permitted to work in the Vietnamese stock market. He went on to co-found PXP Vietnam Asset Management, a Vietnam listed equities specialist with a peak AUM of over USD500mn, which he exited in 2008.

Peter Heber Percy

Fund Manager, IC Member

Peter Heber Percy

Fund Manager, IC Member

Peter moved to Asia over 25 years ago, initially joining Jardine Fleming Malaysia's research and then institutional equity sales teams. Later employed by the Nobel Group in Hong Kong as General Manager - Business Development, he was responsible for new business line due diligence, formation and oversight. In 2008 he co-founded Asia Clean Capital Ltd, a PRC focused cleantech development and investment company. He has an MBA from Manchester Business School.

Nam Nguyen

Head of Research

Nam Nguyen

Head of Research

Nam has more than 11 years’ experience working in Vietnam’s capital markets. Prior to Wardhaven, he ran the retail research team at Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Vietnam). Nam has an MBA from Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business.

Thao Nguyen (Sherry)

Analyst

Thao Nguyen (Sherry)

Analyst

Sherry started her financial career as an intern with Wardhaven and is now an analyst supporting the Head of Research. At Wardhaven she has led our research on gender equality of Vietnamese listed companies. Due to COVID-19 Sherry is currently in between studies for a Bachelor's Degree at University of Central Florida, after which she plans to rejoin Wardhaven. She is also studying for the CFA Level 1 examination.

Operations Team

Sean Ripley

Head of Hong Kong Operations

Sean Ripley

Head of Hong Kong Operations

Sean has spent much of his career at Credit Suisse in Asia, where he became Head of NJA Convertible Bond Trading. He is certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals as a Financial Risk Manager.

Canh Huynh

Head of Vietnam Operations

Canh Huynh

Head of Vietnam Operations

Canh has over 10 years of audit, finance and operational experience. Previously a senior auditor at KPMG, he is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Vietnam.