Terms and Conditions


Terms and Conditions of Use
Please read the following before proceeding, as it explains certain restrictions imposed by law on the distribution of this information and the countries in which sub-funds of Matthews Asia Funds (the “Fund” or “Funds”) are authorised for sale. 

General Terms
The information on this website is approved for publication by Matthews Asia and includes information about Matthews Asia Funds, which is an umbrella fund established as an open-ended investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability under the laws of Luxembourg. Matthews Asia Funds qualifies and is authorised by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier as an undertaking for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS). NOT FOR SALE IN THE U.S. OR TO U.S. PERSONS.

Neither this website nor any documents contained in it constitutes investment advice or an offer or solicitation to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy shares of the Funds, or any investment product (nor shall any such shares or product be offered or sold to any person) in any jurisdiction in which an offer, solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the securities law of that jurisdiction.  

By accessing this website you represent that you are permitted by the laws of your jurisdiction of residence to access this site and the information contained herein.  

You are advised to exercise caution. If you are in any doubt about any of the contents of this website, you should talk to your financial adviser or seek independent professional advice if you do not have an adviser.  If you are a financial adviser or an institution for this purpose, please contact Matthews Global Investors (Hong Kong) Limited for further information.

The views and information discussed within this website are as of the date of publication, are subject to change and may not reflect current views. The views expressed represent an assessment of market conditions at a specific point in time, are opinions only and should not be relied upon as investment advice regarding a particular investment or markets in general. Such information does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell specific securities or investment vehicles. It should not be assumed that any investment will be profitable or will equal the performance of any securities or any sectors mentioned in this website.

Some of the Funds referred to in this website are authorized by the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) for sale to the public in Hong Kong. SFC authorization is not a recommendation or endorsement of a scheme nor does it guarantee the commercial merits of a scheme or its performance. It does not mean the scheme is suitable for all investors nor is it an endorsement of its suitability for any particular investor or class of investors.

Nothing contained within this website should be construed as investment advice. An investment in the Matthews Asia Funds may not be suitable for all investors and should only be made on the basis of the Hong Kong Offering Document (which comprises of the Prospectus, Supplement for Hong Kong Investors and Product Key Facts Statements) or other offering documents and their terms and conditions. The Fund prices contained in this website are indicative only and should not be relied upon for dealing. Fees and expenses vary among Funds and share classes.  Portfolio characteristics for the Fund may vary from time to time from what is shown.  Investors should not base their investment decisions solely on information presented in marketing materials relating to Matthews Asia Funds (such as information contained in this website).

The information contained within this website has been derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of compilation; however, no express or implied warranty or representation is made with respect to the information contained in this website, including, without limitation, that the information is complete or timely. None of the information, whether in part or full, should be copied, reproduced or redistributed in any form nor should it be regarded as an offer or a solicitation of an offer for investment in countries in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation is not lawful. 

Matthews Asia is the brand for Matthews International Capital Management, LLC and its direct and indirect subsidiaries. Matthews International Capital Management, LLC is the Investment Manager to the Matthews Asia Funds, and is a U.S.-based investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who has not represented and will not represent that it is otherwise registered with any other regulator or regulatory body.

Matthews Global Investors (Hong Kong) Limited is licensed by the SFC to conduct Type 1 (dealing in securities) regulated activity (CE Ref. AWP025). No other Matthews entity is currently licensed or regulated by the SFC.  This web page is published by Matthews Global Investors (Hong Kong) Limited and has not been reviewed by the SFC or any regulatory authority in Hong Kong.

Copyright

All copyright, patent, intellectual and other property rights in the information contained herein is owned by Matthews Asia Funds. No rights of any kind are licensed or assigned or shall otherwise pass to persons accessing such information.

Links
This website may have links to third party websites, which are not under the control of Matthews Asia Funds. Matthews Asia Funds will incur no liability for any content, service, product or material offered through any linked site. You access any third party linked websites at your own risk.

Security and Privacy Policy
Please review our Personal Information Collection Statement and Cookie Policy, which are part of these Terms and Conditions and hereby incorporated by reference, to learn about our information collection practices and the measures we take to preserve the privacy and security of your information.

Timeliness of Content. All content on this website is presented only as at the date published or indicated, and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. In addition, you are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browser to ensure you are receiving the most recent data.

Termination. The rights granted to you herein terminate immediately if you fail to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Use. Matthews Asia Funds, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to temporarily or permanently terminate your access to and use of this website at any time and for any reason whatsoever, without notice or liability. Matthews Asia Funds will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to or use of this website.

Integration and Severability. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The preceding Terms and Conditions of Use represent the entire agreement between Matthews Asia Funds and the user relating to the subject matter herein.

General Risk Factors

  • Investments involve risk. Past performance is no guide to or guarantee of future returns. Please note that the price of shares and the income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested.
  • Income receivable may vary from the amount of income projected at the time of making the investment.
  • Exchange rate fluctuations may affect the value of an investment and any income derived from it.
  • If you exercise any right to redeem, you may not get back the amount initially invested if the share price has fallen since you invested.
  • There can be no guarantee that the tax position or proposed tax position prevailing at the time of the investment will not change.
  • Dividends and capital gains on shares issued in Matthews Asia Funds may be subject to withholding taxes imposed by the countries in which each particular sub-fund invests.

The list of risk factors is not exhaustive and you should refer to the Hong Kong Offering Document or other offering documents for additional risk factors pertaining to that investment or relevant sub-fund. You should not invest based on the information on this website alone and should read the Hong Kong Offering Document or other offering documents for details including the risk factors before making any investment decisions.

Questions. Any queries regarding Matthews Asia Funds' privacy policy or its use of cookies should be directed to: Matthews Asia Funds at globalfunds@matthewsasia.com.

Important information about liability
Limitations of liability – we make no warranty or representation of any kind (whether, express, implied or statutory) regarding this website or the materials and information contained or referred to on each page associated with this website.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, we make no warranty or representation of any kind, expressed, implied or statutory that this website can be accessed at all times. This website may, without notice, be temporarily unavailable or restricted for administrative or other reasons.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim any and all liability and will not be liable for any injury, loss, damage or expense (whether special, incidental or consequential) occasioned by or arising, directly or indirectly, from your operation or use of this website.

You will indemnify us (including all Matthews affiliated or associated companies) and our officers, directors, employees and agents in respect of any third-party claim for any injury, loss, damage or expense occasioned by or arising directly or indirectly from your operation or, use of this website or your supply of information to a third party provided in breach of any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions of Use.

If you transmit any communication through this website to us or our affiliates directly or through any third-party internet or other service provider, you shall be responsible and liable for any omissions or failures that may be made while transmitting or receiving communications using this website. This website is not designed for the transmission of time sensitive instructions or questions. Accordingly, if you use this website to transmit time sensitive instructions or questions, you will be liable for any loss that may arise, and any such information is transmitted at your own risk.

The information on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security that may be referenced on or through this website. Unless otherwise specified, it is not intended to be directed to any person(s) in particular. Information from this website must not be used in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law and must not be used in a way that would be contrary to local law or legislation. No investment advice, tax advice, or legal advice is provided through this website, and you agree that this website will not be used by you for these purposes. No representation is given that shares, products, or services identified on, or accessible through, this website are suitable for any particular investor. An investment in the Matthews Asia Funds is not available to investors in all jurisdictions; it is not available to U.S. Persons.

Law and jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, United States of America and the courts of the State of California, United States of America shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear all disputes arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions.