Matthews Asia Funds - Pacific Tiger Fund I GBP Acc

Category Asia ex-Japan Equity

This fund can be held in an Investment ISA, SIPP and Investment Account
Last buy/sell price


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Prices updated as at 12 Aug 2022
Prices in GBP

Investment objective
The Sub-Fund’s investment objective is to achieve long-term capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the Sub-Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, directly or indirectly, primarily (i.e., at least 65% of its total net assets) in equities of companies Located in or with Substantial Ties to the Asia ex Japan region. The Sub-Fund may invest (whether directly or indirectly) in China A Shares either directly via a Qualified Foreign Investor (“QFI”) license awarded to a Matthews group entity or via the ShanghaiHong Kong Stock Connect and/or Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect programs, or indirectly via investment in access products. The Sub-Fund may directly or indirectly invest less than 70% of its net assets in aggregate in China A and B Shares.

Our view

Riccardo Muscio
Research Analyst

Why we like the fund

The fund is managed by an experienced investor, Sharat Shroff, who has around two decades of experience in investing in Asian markets. Sharat and the team aim to identify investment opportunities that stand to benefit from growth and development of markets throughout the region. They invest in companies with sustainable long-term growth prospects, strong business models, quality management teams that trade at reasonable valuations.

How to use this fund

Because the fund is more exposed to growth of Asian domestic consumers, there is a bias towards small and mid-cap stocks in the underlying portfolio which makes it more insulated from global growth trends - this aspect together with quality attributes that Sharat's team look for (high quality management, strong balance sheet), make the fund an ideal defensive fund that investors want to have in their portfolio to navigate more turbulent times in Asian equity markets.

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