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BlackRock's Whitestone: why shorting pubs paid off

Dan Whitestone, who co-manages the BlackRock Throgmorton Trust with, Mike Prentis has benefited from shorting pubs.

He explains what kind of stocks the pairlook for in both the short portfolio, which is 30% of the fund's assets, and the long portfolio. 

It has returned 32.4% over three years compared to the UK Smaller Companies return of 32.1% in share price terms and is currently trading on a 16.9% discount to net asset value.

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