Matthews Asia is the largest dedicated Asia investment specialist in the United States with US$24.2 billion in assets under management (as of February 29, 2020). Since its founding in 1991, Matthews Asia has concentrated its efforts and expertise on Asia. Matthews Asia applies a high conviction, bottom-up, fundamental investment philosophy, with a focus on long-term investment performance. Outside the U.S., Matthew Asia offers eleven UCITS funds through a Luxembourg SICAV.


Gegründet (Jahr) 1991
Firmenzentrale In USA
Gesellschafter privat, also employees
CEO William J. Hackett
CIO Yu-Ming Wand (President and Global CIO); Robert J. Horrocks, PhD (also Portfolio Manager)
Standort(e) des Portfoliomanagements USA
Standorte, Niederlassungen in Hong Kong, London, Singapore
Fondsvolumen gesamt US$24.2 billion (as of February 29, 2020)
Fondsmanager Kategorie Investment boutique


Similarities across all strategies:
Fundamental research, bottom-up, benchmark agnostic (high active share), long-term (low turn-over ratio)

  • Fixed income funds
  • Equity funds with a balanced dividend strategy, all cap
  • Equity funds with an all-cap/ small-cap, quality growth approach

Institutional Investor


Measuring Intangibles for Asia’s Growth Companies

2020: A COVID Quarantine Odyssey

Japan Election and Macro Update

Asia’s Information Technology Leap

A Closer Look at China’s Economic Resilience

Matthews Asia ex Japan Dividend Fund: Can Investing in Asia ex Japan Help Sustain and Diversify Your Equity Income Portfolio?

India Update: COVID-19 Response and Economic Outlook

A View of China Real Estate with 2020 Lens

U.S. and China: A World of Two Asset Classes?

Matthews Asia ex Japan Dividend Fund: Dealing with Volatility

Matthews Asia COVID-19 Response

The China Opportunity

Demographics Drive Japan’s Innovation and Growth

Coronavirus: Long-Term Perspective is Key

Asia’s Productivity Boom

South and Southeast Asia: The Investment Landscape

Evaluating Portfolios in Unsettling Times

The Promise of ‘Belt and Road’

Decoding Hong Kong’s Protests

China’s “Currency Manipulation”—A Sign of Panic or a Cunning Plan?

Trade War Won’t Stop Asia’s Growth

What China’s Greater Openness Means for Investors

Asia’s Election Results May Boost Investor Confidence

Health Care’s Rich, Diverse Landscape

Indonesia’s Election Outcome Removes Overhang for Equities

Our Latest Views on the U.S.-China Trade Dispute

Impact on South and Southeast Asia If Trade Dispute Further Escalates

Total Return Shines Late Cycle

Asia in a Rising Interest Rate Environment

Asia: Riding a Wave of Innovation

ASEAN: Finding Growth in a Slowing Global Economy

What’s Driving the Downturn in Asia’s Markets?

Asia’s Stock Valuations Open Opportunities

Spotlight on Malaysia and Singapore

Asia in a Rising Interest Rate Environment

An Asia Investor’s Perspective on the Singapore Summit

New Chapter for Korean Peninsula

Value Emerges in Asia’s Markets as Panic Sets In


NameISINInvestment TypeCategoryBase CurrencyDistribution TypeCompanyFund Size (USD)Minimum Initial Purchase
Matthews Asia Crdt Opps A USD IncLU1275262571Open-End FundAsia High Yield BondUS DollarIncMatthews210919391000
Matthews Asia Fds Asia Strat Inc A$ AccLU1061982689Open-End FundAsia High Yield BondUS DollarAccMatthews563692311000
Matthews Asia Fds Asia Strat Inc A$ IncLU1061982762Open-End FundAsia High Yield BondUS DollarIncMatthews563692311000
Matthews Asia Funds Pacific Tiger A GBPLU0594555590Open-End FundAsia ex Japan EquityPound SterlingAccMatthews378123515500
Matthews Asia Funds Pacific Tiger A USDLU0491815824Open-End FundAsia ex Japan EquityUS DollarAccMatthews4672113811000
Matthews Asia Funds Asia Small Co A USDLU0871673728Open-End FundAsia ex-Japan Small/Mid-Cap EquityUS DollarAccMatthews143331401000
Matthews Asia Funds Asia Focus A USD AccLU1061980048Open-End FundAsia ex Japan EquityUS DollarAccMatthews14502451000
Matthews Asia Funds Asia Dividend A GBPLU0594556309Open-End FundAsia-Pacific inc. Japan EquityPound SterlingAccMatthews147861396500
Matthews Asia Funds Asia Dividend A IncLU0491818091Open-End FundAsia-Pacific inc. Japan EquityUS DollarIncMatthews1826983101000
Matthews Asia Funds Asia Dividend A USDLU0491817952Open-End FundAsia-Pacific inc. Japan EquityUS DollarAccMatthews1826983101000
Matthews Asia Funds Asia Dividend Ad GBPLU0594556481Open-End FundAsia-Pacific inc. Japan EquityPound SterlingIncMatthews147861396500
Matthews Asia Fds As Ex Jp Div A USD AccLU1311310541Open-End FundAsia ex Japan EquityUS DollarAccMatthews1950294881000
Matthews Asia Fds As Ex Jp Div A USD IncLU1311310624Open-End FundAsia ex Japan EquityUS DollarIncMatthews1950294881000
Matthews Asia Funds China A GBPLU0594555913Open-End FundChina EquityPound SterlingAccMatthews66321713500
Matthews Asia Funds China A USDLU0491816806Open-End FundChina EquityUS DollarAccMatthews819474541000
Matthews Asia Funds China Sm Coms A AccLU0721876364Open-End FundChina EquityUS DollarAccMatthews2184340211000
Matthews Asia Funds China Div A USD AccLU0871673132Open-End FundChina EquityUS DollarAccMatthews165986071000
Matthews Asia Funds China Div A USD IncLU0875300609Open-End FundChina EquityUS DollarIncMatthews165986071000
Matthews Asia Funds India A GBPLU0594557455Open-End FundAsia ex Japan Equity - Currency HedgedPound SterlingAccMatthews25255714500
Matthews Asia Funds India A USDLU0594557299Open-End FundIndia EquityUS DollarAccMatthews312060921000
Matthews Asia Funds Japan A USD AccLU1220257304Open-End FundJapan Flex-Cap EquityUS DollarAccMatthews2451870531000