Kosdaq keeps Atlantis above water

Atlantis Investment Management CEO Peter Irving explains that, despite the volatility, there is strong value in Korean stocks.

It is unusual to find a fund manager with $1 billion in Asian equities with an intimate knowledge of Kosdaq, South KoreaƆs second board. Until the explosion in internet stocks last year, the five-year-old market had few followers. The exception may be Peter Irving, the mild-mannered CEO of Atlantis Investment Management in London. He has $300 million invested in Korean equities, including a small-companies fund and a Kosdaq fund. Atlantis has a further $700 million in Japan, and recently opened...

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