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Martin Lau

Martin Lau

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About Martin Lau

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.

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Citywire Rating: + rated

2006

  • JRated AA in Jul 2006
  • ARated AA in Aug 2006
  • SRated AA in Sep 2006
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2006
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2006
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2006

2007

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2007
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2007
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2007
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2007
  • MRated AAA in May 2007
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2007
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2007
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2007
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2007
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2007
  • NRated AA in Nov 2007
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2007

2008

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2008
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2008
  • MRated AA in Mar 2008
  • ARated AA in Apr 2008
  • MRated AA in May 2008
  • JRated AA in Jun 2008
  • JRated AA in Jul 2008
  • ARated AA in Aug 2008
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2008
  • ORated AA in Oct 2008
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2008
  • DRated AA in Dec 2008

2009

  • JRated AA in Jan 2009
  • FRated AA in Feb 2009
  • MRated AA in Mar 2009
  • ARated A in Apr 2009
  • MRated AA in May 2009
  • JRated AA in Jun 2009
  • JRated AA in Jul 2009
  • ARated AA in Aug 2009
  • SRated AA in Sep 2009
  • ORated AA in Oct 2009
  • NRated AA in Nov 2009
  • DRated AA in Dec 2009

2010

  • JRated AA in Jan 2010
  • FRated A in Feb 2010
  • MRated A in Mar 2010
  • ARated A in Apr 2010
  • MRated A in May 2010
  • JRated A in Jun 2010
  • JRated A in Jul 2010
  • ARated A in Aug 2010
  • SRated AA in Sep 2010
  • ORated AA in Oct 2010
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2010
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated AA in Jan 2011
  • FRated AA in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ARated A in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JRated A in Jul 2011
  • ARated AA in Aug 2011
  • SRated AA in Sep 2011
  • ORated AA in Oct 2011
  • NRated AA in Nov 2011
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2012
  • FRated A in Feb 2012
  • MRated A in Mar 2012
  • ARated AA in Apr 2012
  • MRated AA in May 2012
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2012
  • JRated AA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2012
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AA in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated AA in Jan 2013
  • FRated AA in Feb 2013
  • MRated AA in Mar 2013
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2013
  • MRated AAA in May 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AA in Aug 2013
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated AA in Jan 2014
  • FRated AA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AA in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2014
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015
  • ARated A in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2015
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2015
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2015
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2015
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2015
  • DRated A in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated A in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated A in Mar 2016
  • ARated A in Apr 2016
  • MRated A in May 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2016
  • JRated A in Jul 2016
  • ARated A in Aug 2016
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2016

Performance

over : 31/08/2015 - 31/08/2016
Manager Return
1 Richard Jones 36.2%
1 Martin Lau 36.2%
3 Michael Chiu 27.9%
4 Kai Kong Chay 26.8%
5 Toby Hudson 26.5%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -2.1% 10.2%
2015 4.7% 11.8% -0.4% -15.0% 10.6%
2014 3.1% -4.9% 2.4% 2.8% 3.0%
2013 11.6% 10.7% -2.8% -1.2% 4.9%
2012 20.9% 8.4% -2.1% 5.8% 7.7%
2011 8.0%

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