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Matthews Pacific Tiger Investor (MAPTX)

21.79 0.00(0.00%) Feb 5

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Matthews Pacific Tiger Investor
Four Embarcadero CenterSuite 550San Francisco CA 94111
Phone: 800-789-2742
Fund Overview 
Category:Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk
Fund Family:Matthews Asia Funds
Net Assets:6.31B
Year-to-Date Return:-5.40%
Morningstar Rating:5 stars
Fund Inception Date:Sep 12, 1994
Morningstar Style Box 
Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk
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Management Information 
Richard Gao
Lead Manager since Jan 4, 2006
Gao joined Matthews in 1997 as a China Analyst and is currently a Portfolio Manager. He began his career at the Bank of China in 1989, first as a Loan Officer, then as a FOREX Trader in the Treasury Department. In 1993, he became Assistant Manager at the Bank of China, where he was in charge of FOREX trading for import/export companies.Richard received a B.A. in Literature from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and an M.B.A. in International Business from the Dominican University of California. He is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese. Richard has been a Portfolio Manager of the Matthews China Fund since 1999, of the Matthews China Small Companies Fund since its inception in 2011 and of the Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund since 2006.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:2,500
Min Initial Investment, IRA:500
Min Initial Investment, AIP:2,500
Min Subsequent Investment:100
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:50
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
MAPTX can be purchased from 112 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets, which include borrowings for investment purposes, in the common and preferred stocks of companies located in Asia Ex Japan, which consists of all countries and markets in Asia excluding Japan, but including all other developed, emerging, and frontier countries and markets in the Asian region. The adviser expects that the companies in which the fund invests typically will be of medium or large size, but it may invest in companies of any size.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Dec 9, 2015) : 0.42
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Feb 2, 2016) : 11.38%
Average for Category:44.34%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseMAPTXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.08%1.51%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.08%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.09%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.22%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.67%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:346771
5 Yr Expense Projection*:6001,287
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,3282,668
* Per $10,000 invested