Having graduated from Cambridge University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters in Engineering, Martin Lau has progressed from a somewhat industrious education to Investment Fund Management and now has over 10 years experience in the industry. Born in Hong Kong in 1972, Lau started his investment career in 1995 at BZW in London as part of their risk management team. He subsequently spent six years with Invesco as a fund manager responsible for the greater China funds, Smaller Companies fund and regional portfolios. Lau currently manages a range of China and Asia funds for First State. He describes his investment style for many of the funds he runs as bottom up stock selection with strong macro overlay. He also focuses heavily on quality, growth and price. A keen badminton player, Lau also enjoys playing tennis, walking and going to the cinema.
Quanqiang Xian of First State Investments specialises in Chinese equities with a focus on large and mid-cap companies. Previously, he was an analyst with Orbis Investment Advisory in London, researching Chinese equities. A CFA charterholder, he started his career with the government of Singapore.
The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund invests primarily (at least 70% of its Net Asset Value) in equity securities issued by companies with either assets in, or revenues derived from the Peoples Republic of China that are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the U.S. or in a member state of the OECD. The Fund is not subject to any limitation on the portion of its Net Asset Value that may be invested in any sector or any limitation on the market capitalisation of the companies in which it may invest.
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom