Wardhaven is an active manager that believes the best returns can be achieved through a robust investment process and deep local knowledge.

  • We employ a disciplined, research driven, bottom-up investment process, incorporating material ESG metrics, which leads to long-term conviction investment.
  • We focus on companies that are attractively valued and exhibit strong growth potential. We also like deep value propositions where we can find them.
  • We try to have a positive impact on investee and target companies through active engagement, to help them grow and mitigate material risks.
  • We believe that companies that demonstrate ESG leadership can gain long-term competitive advantage.

Wardhaven believes that companies that demonstrate ESG leadership gain long-term competitive advantage.

  • We believe that the assessment of a company's ESG strategy is an important component of a thorough and effective bottom-up approach to investment.
  • Wardhaven analysts and portfolio managers, where possible, engage with management to assess their awareness of material ESG risks and opportunities, and their commitment to make reasonable and sustained improvements.
  • We evaluate key company specific ESG risks, paying particular attention to those likely to pose significant ongoing business and shareholder value risk.
  • We believe we have a duty to raise awareness of the importance of ESG factors with Vietnamese companies for long-term value creation.