Shareholder Notification

Dear Valued Investor,
Beginning with the quarter ending September 30, 2012, Matthews will cease its production of the First Quarter and Third Quarter shareholder reports. The information previously contained in these reports has been and will continue to be available on
As many of our communications are now accessed primarily online, we believe that eliminating these reports—and publishing the information online—is not only a more time-efficient means of communicating updates, but will also result in cost savings for shareholders. All elements previously contained in the First and Third Quarter reports can be found on website, including:

Message to Shareholders from the Investment Advisor
Fund Manager Commentaries
Performance and Expenses
Top 10 and Portfolio Holdings
Fund Characteristics