Robeco launches Chinese A-share equities fund
Robeco announced the launch of its Robeco Chinese A-share equities fund. The fund offers European investors direct access to the growing potential of China’s economy and markets. The fund is a Luxembourg domiciled actively managed Ucits V compliant A-share equities fund.
Robeco’s Chinese A-share equities fund invests in the Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share markets. The portfolio is constructed based on macro investment themes, including demographic, economic and social developments in China. The fund combines disciplined, fundamental research with input from Robeco’s proprietary quantitative model. This quantitative model uses a unique approach, enabling the portfolio manager to analyse earnings and price momentum more accurately. Robeco Hong Kong is responsible for the day-to-day management of Robeco Chinese A-share equities, while Robeco Shanghai provides local advice on the fund’s investment strategy.
Victoria Mio, CIO China & portfolio manager of Robeco Chinese A-share equities said: “The China A-share market is the second largest market after the US. It also has one of the lowest correlations with its global peers and therefore offers a useful tool for improving portfolio diversification. The launch of Robeco Chinese A-share Equities highlights our pioneering approach to this market. We expect A-shares to soon be included in global indices, such as those of MSCI, as China continues to focus on liberalizing and reforming its domestic equity markets. This means we are ready and well positioned to enable investors to capture the tremendous investment opportunities in China.”