Matthews China Small Companies Fund
Tiffany Hsiao, CFA
Tiffany Hsiao is a Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia. She manages the firm's China Small Companies and Asia Small Companies Strategies and co-manages the Asia Innovators Strategies. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, she was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs Investment Partners in Hong Kong and Tokyo from 2007 to 2013, responsible for Asia Pacific investments with an emphasis on equities in China. Previously, she spent six years at Franklin Templeton Investments, where she managed the firm's global communications fund. Tiffany earned her Master of Science and Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon University and received a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. She is fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese, and conversational in Cantonese.
YuanYuan Ji is a Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia and co-manages the firm's China Small Companies Strategy. Before joining the firm in 2016, she was an Executive Director, Head of China Small Cap at Haitong International Securities Group in Hong Kong. Prior to that experience, from 2009 to 2011, she held a variety of positions in the financial and consulting industries, including at British American Tobacco, PricewaterhouseCoopers and McKinsey & Company. YuanYuan received a Bachelor of Economics and Finance degree from The University of Hong Kong. She is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese.
The value of an investment in the Fund can go down as well as up and possible loss of principal is a risk of investing. Investments in international and emerging market securities may involve risks such as social and political instability, market illiquidity, exchange-rate fluctuations, a high level of volatility and limited regulation. The Fund invests in holdings denominated in foreign currency, and is exposed to the risk that the value of the foreign currency will increase or decrease. The Fund invests primarily in equity securities, which may result in increased volatility. Investments in a single-country fund may be subject to a higher degree of market risk than diversified funds because of concentration in a specific country. The Fund invests in smaller companies, which are more volatile and less liquid than larger companies. These and other risks associated with investing in the Fund can be found in the Prospectus.