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Yu Zhang

Yu Zhang

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About Yu Zhang

Yu Zhang works at Matthews International Capital Management where he runs equity strategies with a dividend/dividend growth investment style. Prior to joining Matthews in 2007, he worked at Apertha Asset Management from 2005 to 2007 and at Mitsui & Co from 1999 to 2000. Yu holds a BA in English Language from Beijing Foreign Studies University, an MBA from Suffolk University and an MS in finance from Boston College. He is also a CFA charter holder. Born in Ningbo in China and currently based in San Francisco, his interests outside of work include golf.

Invests in own strategies

Runs institutional money

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Citywire Rating: A rated


  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated A in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated A 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 A in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


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


  • JRated A in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated AA in Mar 2016
  • ARated A in Apr 2016
  • MRated A in May 2016
  • JRated A in Jun 2016
  • JRated AA in Jul 2016
  • ARated A in Aug 2016
  • SRated A in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016
  • NRated A in Nov 2016
  • DRated A in Dec 2016


  • JRated A in Jan 2017
  • FRated A in Feb 2017
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2017
  • ARated A in Apr 2017
  • MRated A in May 2017
  • JRated A in Jun 2017
  • JRated A in Jul 2017
  • ARated A in Aug 2017
  • SRated A in Sep 2017
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2017
  • NRated A in Nov 2017
  • DRated A in Dec 2017


  • JRated AA in Jan 2018
  • FRated A in Feb 2018


Equity - Asia Pacific Including Japan
over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 28.0% 8.8% 2.2% 5.3% 9.3%
2016 5.7% -2.2% 4.7% 5.4% -2.0%
2015 4.6% 5.3% 0.2% -8.7% 8.6%
2014 10.7% -2.9% 7.7% 4.9% 0.8%
2013 -1.8% 0.8% -1.4%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.