Solitude Capital Management is a fundamental value, absolute return investment firm focused on Asia.

We utilize a fundamental value investment process. We invest in companies where operations in Asia are the primary drivers of shareholder value. While our investment philosophy remains consistent, our positioning is dynamic and allows capital to flow to the best ideas across the region. Our targeted investors are endowments, family offices, foundations and pension funds.


Region driving global growth

Dynamic Positioning

Allowing capital to shift based on opportunities

Best Location

Hong Kong: creativity, efficiency & rule of law


  • Joel D. Werner

    Chief Investment Officer

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Joel D. Werner founded Solitude in 2015 and leads portfolio management and research.


Before founding Solitude, Mr. Werner built professional expertise in alternative investments including private equity, long / short equity, risk arbitrage and distressed debt. He has constructed a global network and managed capital in Asia, Europe and North America.


Mr. Werner was a Managing Director at ChinaRock Capital Management. He was previously a Portfolio Manager at Plural Investments and Sandelman Partners where he focused on long / short and event-driven investments. He began his career in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs and at Frontenac Company, a private equity firm.


Mr. Werner earned an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.