At Matthews, we believe in the long-term growth of Asia. Since 1991, we have focused our efforts and expertise within the region, investing through a variety of market environments. As an independent, privately owned firm, Matthews is the largest dedicated Asia-only investment specialist in the United States.
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Please read this important information before proceeding further. It contains legal and regulatory notices relevant to the information contained on this website. Use of this website signifies that you accept the following Terms and Conditions of Use.

If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this site.


This site is for informational purposes only Matthews Asia Funds, and is not intended to be a solicitation, offering or recommendation of any security, investment management service or advisory service. This site is intended only for residents of the United States, including Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

While you may obtain prospectuses and other information about Matthews Asia Funds at this website, Matthews Asia Funds are not registered for sale in any other country. Nothing on this website should be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell shares of the Funds in any jurisdiction where the offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the securities laws of such foreign jurisdiction or the United States. It is not an offer to sell or a solicitation for an offer to buy outside the United States (including Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands) or any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation would be unlawful. Matthews Asia Funds make no representations or warranties that the content of this site is applicable to or appropriate for use in locations outside of the United States of America. This website is not intended to provide investment, legal, tax or other advice, nor is it to be relied on in making an investment or other decision. You should obtain relevant and specific professional advice before making any investment decision. Matthews Asia Funds do not represent that the securities, products, or services discussed in this website are suitable or appropriate for all investors. Matthews Asia Funds reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. We suggest that you check these terms periodically for changes. The terms can be accessed from the link at the bottom of our website pages. If you use this website after we post changes to the terms, you accept the changed terms. Matthews Asia Funds expressly reserves the right to monitor any and all use of this website.

Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. The value of investments and any income from them may go down as well as up. You may not get back all of your original investment. You should not make any assumptions about the future on the basis of this information. Changes in rates of exchange may cause the value of investments and the income from them to go down or up. Officers, directors and employees of Matthews Asia Funds may hold a position in or with respect to any investments mentioned on this website.

Mutual fund shares are not deposits or obligations of, or guaranteed by, any depository institution. Shares are not insured by the FDIC, Federal Reserve, or any other government agency, and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested.

INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ESTIMATES AND ANY OTHER CONTENTS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED BY MATTHEWS ASIA FUNDS FOR PERSONAL USE AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. MATTHEWS ASIA FUNDS AND ITS AGENTS INTEND THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS SERVICE BE ACCURATE AND RELIABLE; HOWEVER, ERRORS SOMETIMES OCCUR. MATTHEWS ASIA FUNDS MAKES NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES ON THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE; THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” MATTHEWS ASIA FUNDS AND ITS AGENTS DISCLAIM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER RELATING TO THIS SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. USE OF THIS SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. MATTHEWS ASIA FUNDS AND ITS AGENTS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MATTHEWS ASIA FUNDS AND ITS AGENTS DO NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE CORRECT, ACCURATE, OR RELIABLE. YOU (AND NOT MATTHEWS ASIA FUNDS AND ITS AGENTS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION OF YOUR PROPERTY OR OPERATIONS AS A RESULT OF USING THIS WEBSITE. BY USING MATTHEWSASIA.COM, YOU ACCEPT AT YOUR OWN RISK THAT THE INTERNET AND ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS MEDIUM MAY NOT PERFORM AS INTENDED DESPITE THE EFFORTS OF MATTHEWS ASIA FUNDS, YOUR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER, AND YOU. REFERENCE TO A FUND OR SECURITY ANYWHERE ON THIS WEBSITE IS NOT A RECOMMENDATION TO BUY, SELL, OR HOLD THAT OR ANY OTHER SECURITY. IF YOU LIVE IN A JURISDICTION THAT DOES NOT ALLOW DISCLAIMERS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, OUR DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Matthews Asia Funds and its agents are not liable under any circumstances–including, but not limited to, negligence–for any special or consequential damages that may result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site, even if Matthews Asia Funds and its agents have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Matthews Asia Funds and its agents are not liable for damages or injury, including, but not limited to, damages or injury caused by any performance, failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of information, whether resulting, in whole or in part, from breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence, or otherwise. If you live in a state that does not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

In no event shall Matthews Asia Funds’ and its agents’ total liability to you for damages, losses, and causes of action–whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise–exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing Matthews Asia Funds’ website.

Linked Sites

Some pages on this website contain information maintained by third parties. Although the information is believed to be reliable, Matthews Asia Funds and its agents, including Foreside Funds Distributors LLC, do not guarantee the timeliness, accuracy or suitability of such information in any way and anyone who acts on the information does so entirely at their own risk. Matthews Asia Funds and its agents, including Foreside Funds Distributors LLC, are not responsible for the content of any links to off-site pages, nor is it responsible for any websites that may contain links to this website. Any such website will not have been reviewed by Matthews Asia Funds or its agents, including Foreside Funds Distributors LLC,  who shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your reliance upon information therein. Following links to any off-site pages or other websites shall be entirely at your own risk.

Cookies

A ‘cookie’ is a piece of information that is saved to your PC by the web server. Confirmation of reading this disclaimer will place a cookie on your PC and it will ease your navigation around the website by not popping up this disclaimer again during this browser session. This cookie is temporary and will be removed when you close your browser. The cookie is not used for any other reason on this site.

Copyright and Trademark Information

Copyright in this website is owned by Matthews Asia Funds. Users and other websites may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way material from Matthews Asia Funds’ website, except as specifically stated below. Users and other websites may not copy, modify, or display Matthews Asia Funds’ name, text, or graphic images in any way without Matthews Asia Funds’ express written permission except as set forth below. Users and other websites may not redeliver any of the pages, text, images, or other content of Matthews Asia Funds’ website using “framing” technology without Matthews Asia Funds’ express written permission. Modification or use of the pages, text, images, or other content from Matthews Asia Funds’ website for any other purpose is a violation of Matthews Asia Funds’ copyrights and other proprietary rights.

You may download or print a hard copy of individual pages and/or sections of the website, provided that you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices. Any downloading or other copying from the website will not transfer title to any software or material to you. You may not reproduce (in whole or part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, link or use for any public or commercial purpose the website without the prior permission Matthews Asia Funds.

Nothing at the website shall be construed as granting any license or right to use any image, trademark, service mark or logo. Matthews Asia Funds reserves all rights with respect to copyright and trademarks ownership of all material at the website, and will enforce such rights to the full extent of applicable law.

These Terms and Conditions of Use expressly prohibit the framing of Matthews Asia Funds’ content in any way or any other activity that may create a misimpression or confusion among users with respect to sponsorship or affiliation. Any site offering a link to Matthews Asia Funds’ website must deliver Matthews Asia Funds’ homepage address (matthewsasia.com).

Trademarks

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  • MSCI is a trademark of Morgan Stanley Capital International Capital Management
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  • Charles Schwab Mutual Fund OneSource® is a trademark of The Charles Schwab Corporation
  • Fidelity Investments Funds Network® is a trademark of FMR Corp.
  • TD Ameritrade® is a trademark of TD Ameritrade, Inc.

Money Laundering

The USA PATRIOT Act requires financial institutions, including mutual funds, to adopt certain policies and programs to prevent money laundering activities, including procedures to verify the identity of customers opening new accounts. When completing the New Account Application for the Matthews Asia Funds, you will be required to supply information, such as your taxpayer identification number, that will assist the Matthews Asia Funds in verifying your identity. Until such verification is made, the Matthews Asia Funds may temporarily limit additional share purchases. In addition, the Matthews Asia Funds may limit additional share purchases or close an account if it is unable to verify a customer’s identity. As required by law, the Matthews Asia Funds may employ various procedures, such as comparing the information to fraud databases or requesting additional information or documentation from you, to ensure that the information supplied by you is correct. Your information will be handled by us as discussed below in the Matthews Asia Funds’ privacy policy.

Privacy

Matthews Asia Funds will never sell or share your personal information with other companies. While it is necessary for us to collect certain non-public personal information about you when you open an account (such as your address and Social Security number), we protect this information and use it only for communication purposes or to assist us in providing the information and services necessary to address your financial needs. We respect your privacy and are committed to ensuring that it is maintained.

As permitted by law, it is sometimes necessary for us to share your information with companies that perform administrative or marketing services on our behalf, such as transfer agents and/or mail facilities that assist us in shareholder servicing or distribution of investor materials. These companies will use this information only for the services for which we hired them and are not permitted to use or share this information for any other purpose.

We restrict access to non-public personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to protect your personal information.

When using Matthews Asia Funds’ Online Account Access, you will be required to provide personal information to gain access to your account. For your protection the login screen resides on a secure server.