Petri Deryng

Petri Deryng

Portfolio Manager and Board Member, born 1961. Petri is the founder of PYN Fund Management. He has been a portfolio manager for the PYN Elite Fund since its inceptionmagazine in 1999. Petri has been quoted among the most successful portfolio managers in Finland and Europe. By Citywire, Morningstar and Arvopaperi Magazine. He has 30 years of experience in visionary and successful equity investing. Prior to starting as a full-time portfolio manager, Petri worked as an entrepreneur in the media industry in radio and television program productions. Petri is a graduate of economics. Petri has been living in Asia for a long time on the target markets for PYN Elite investments. In addition to investment, important things in his life are family, sea and fishing, as well as skiing, walking and cycling.

Realizing MWG Gains

At the end of November, we agreed on a block trade where we halved our MWG stake by selling seven million shares at a good premium compared to the stock market price. As the purchase price deviated from the stock…

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Investor Letter 4/2019

During the last three years, PYN Elite showed excellent performance compared with the VN Index for the first 10 months, outperforming the index return by roughly 100%, but for the last two years after that, the index return has outperformed…

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Value back to glory

Global stock markets have witnessed a strong outperformance favoring growth stocks for a longer period of time, during this period the valuation gap between growth and value stocks has risen unequally. This same development has also affected the market performance…

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Investor Letter 3/2019

Vietnam Solid Data, No Tense, No Jittery • PYN Elite’s key holdings (82% of the portfolio) valued at P/E 7.1 for 2021. • Vietnam has the highest number of free trade agreements. • Vietnam’s official GDP adjustment will result in…

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Vietnam GDP +7.3%

The good pace of industrial production in Vietnam keeps GDP growth up to speed. General Statistics Office of Vietnam just released preliminary third-quarter growth figures, which were surprisingly good; growth of 7.31% from last year and thus a nine-month GDP…

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Investor Letter 2/2019

In the middle of the holiday season, perhaps these investment related questions occupy the vacationer: what could kick start a new substantial performance for PYN Elite’s value? When can we expect the VN Index to bolt up to new levels?…

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MWG shows signs of awakening

Vietnam’s stock market is buzzing at around 950 points. In April 2018, the market took an upward hike, surging to around 1,200 points, but after the subsequent correction, the index has been trading at between 900 and 1,000 points. From…

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Share warrants

Warrants will be launched in Vietnamese stock market. Brokers have already issued warrants and individual share warrants will be listed in the near future. The demand of share warrants is especiially high for the companies with full foreign ownership limits…

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2021 P/E 5.9

The biggest weighting in our portfolio, the Vietnamese retail group MWG, at 16.7%, just released its January-April results for 2019: Net profit grew +36%, to VND 1,424 billion (1,044), and the strongest growth in revenue was seen in online sales…

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Clear Direction for Vietnam

Real estate, stocks, bonds, bank deposits. The big picture is not as clear as one would hope for making sound investment decisions. It is easy to see that the US and Finnish stock markets have gone up for nearly a…

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