THE LAST ASIAN FRONTIER

Million People

%

Average Growth

Thai Market Cap (USD bn)

Vietnam Market Cap (USD bn)

MEKONG FUND

After decades of base building, the countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-Region have come of age, with Thailand as the leading entrepot for trade and capital flow. The Knight Mekong Fund invests in listed and pre-IPO companies in the countries of the Mekong Region: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, including Mekong companies listed outside the region, such as Hong Kong and Singapore. The Fund applies similar value driven principles and contrarian timing that have served the Bangkok based manager well in Thai and ASEAN orientated funds, generating 15-20% per annum for the past 5 years. More information about the fund is available in the presentation below.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Manager Comment September 2017

Asian Markets were mixed in September, with the Hang Seng Index -1.5%, MSCI Asia ex-Japan Index -0.3%, FTSE ASEAN +0.3%, Thai SET Index +3.2%. Knight Mekong Fund gained +1.7% Global money flows continued to support markets generally in September, although technology...

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Manager Comment August 2017

Asian Markets trended higher in August, with the Hang Seng Index +2.4%, MSCI Asia ex-Japan Index +1.0%, FTSE ASEAN +-0.2%, Thai SET Index +2.9%. Mekong Fund slipped -0.3% Asian markets and currencies gained ground, as indications of Fed funds tightening lessened,...

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Manager Comment June 2017

The Mekong Fund gained +1.4% in June. Asian Markets put in mixed results in June, with the Hang Seng Index +0.4%, MSCI Asia ex Japan Index +1.1%, FTSE ASEAN +0.9%, Thai SET Index +0.8%. Asian and most international currencies gained ground against the US$,...

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FUND DESCRIPTION

The Mekong Fund invests in listed and pre-IPO companies in Thailand and the countries of the Mekong Region: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, including Mekong company listed outside the region, such as Hong Kong and Singapore with particular emphasis on industries which have developed successfully in Thailand, and industries/companies benefiting from AEC and Thai/Mekong integration. The Fund applies similar value driven principles and contrarian timing that have served the Bangkok based manager well in Thai and ASEAN orientated funds, generating 15-20% per annum for the past 5 years.

ASSET ALLOCATION

  • Cash 28%
  • Myanmar 24%
  • Thailand 20%
  • Cambodia 17%
  • Laos 5%
  • Vietnam 4%
  • Hong Kong 2%

FUND PARTICULARS

Investment Profile
Investment Focus
Investment Objective
Investment Horizon
Risk Level
Management
Fund Structure
Fund Type
Inception
Base Currency
Currency Classes
Minimal Init. Investment

Frontier Markets
Mekong Region
Listed and pre-IPO Equities
3-5 Years
High
Luxembourg Fund Partners
SICAV
AIF/SIF
2013
USD
USD
USD eq. of EUR 125.000 for direct investments or lower when dealt via »»

Dealing
Prenotice (Buy)
Prenotice (Sell)
Cut-off Time
Back End Load Fee
Annual Management Fee
Performance Fee
Custodian Fee
Domicile
Regulator
Custodian
Administrator
Audit

Monthly
2 Business Days
30 Calendar Days
16:00 CET
5%/5 Years
2%
20% above 6%, HWM
0.1% p.a. Plus Transaction Fees
Luxembourg
CSSF
KBL European Private Bankers
European Fund Administration
PwC

 

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Disclaimer: FMG (MALTA) Ltd. (“FMG”) is licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) as a category 2 Investment Services Provider as provided in the Investment Services Act Chapter 370 of the Laws of Malta. FMG is authorized to act as a full scope alternative investment fund manager (“AIFM”) in terms of Directive 2011/61/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMD”). This summary is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy. Citizens or residents of the United States and India may not invest in these Funds. All Funds may not be marketed to Swiss citizens or residents except those considered as “regulated qualified investors” by the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act and the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Ordinance. All Funds are not to be marketed to EU or EEA investors. Investors who wish to obtain information on these funds will only be provided any such materials upon receipt of an appropriate reverse solicitation request in accordance with the requirements of the EU AIFM Directive, Swiss Law and/or national law in their home jurisdiction. Opinions and estimates constitute the manager’s judgment and are subject to change without notice. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investments in Emerging Markets should be considered high risk where a portion or total loss of capital is conceivable. No assurance can be given that the investment objective will be achieved or that an investor will receive a return of all or part of his/her initial capital, and investment results can fluctuate substantially over any given time period. Please refer to the relative fund’s prospectus which contains brief descriptions of certain risks associated with investing in the fund. FMG funds or third-party funds marketed by FMG are aimed at experienced investors and you have to ensure you are able to invest in such funds. Questions should be directed to your local representative or financial advisor. This document may not be reproduced, distributed, or published for any purpose without the prior written consent of the manager. All information contained in this communication is as provided by FMG (MALTA) Ltd. Copyright (C) 2017 FMG. All rights reserved. Return chart: The Mekong Fund ISIN LU0903793569, MSCI EM Index, MSCI FM Index (USD) 2013-11-29 to 2017-06-30, data source: Bloomberg. Exposure chart is updated July 2017 when the fund was 65% invested. Data source: Siam Knight Fund Management. Copyright 2017 (C) FMG. All rights reserved.