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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: A rated


  • JRated AA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012


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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2016
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2016
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2016


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2017
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2017
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2017
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • MRated Plus in May 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2017
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2017
  • SNot rated in Sep 2017
  • ONot rated in Oct 2017
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2017
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2017


  • JRated A in Jan 2018
  • FRated A in Feb 2018
  • MRated A in Mar 2018


over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
Manager Return
1 Kai Kong Chay 51.4%
2 Toby Hudson 43.9%
3 Richard Jones 41.0%
3 Martin Lau 41.0%
5 Michael Chiu 29.0%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 43.8% 11.9% 5.7% 10.4% 10.1%
2016 4.4% -4.5% 2.5% 12.6% -5.3%
2015 -1.0% 6.5% 5.5% -18.1% 7.6%
2014 -2.9% -4.3% 5.0% -2.5% -0.9%
2013 -2.9% 5.5% 7.3%

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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.