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Long shot: tiny Panther slays fund manager competition

Jan 18, 2019 - Australian Financial Review

A little-known stockpicker based out of a serviced office in Crows Nest, five kilometres from the Sydney CBD, has defeated 92 other investors overseeing tens of billions of dollars to seize the crown of best long-only Australian shares strategy in Mercer's 2018 survey.

Stephen Woods, who manages the $20 million Panther Trust, topped the tables with a 5.6 per cent return for the calendar year, which also elevates him to the third-best performing fund over three years with an average return ...