Aberdeen Standard raises money for onshore China fund

Great_wall_of_ChinaAberdeen Standard Investments has completed the initial fund offering of its first onshore private fund in mainland China. The fund, which invests in a portfolio of 30 mainland-listed equities, is managed by the investment team of the company’s Shanghai-based wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE). “We received a strong vote of confidence and support from eligible investors and distributors as we marketed our first onshore private fund,” said Amy Wang, head of China at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Aberdeen Standard’s WFOE gained a licence to operate as a private securities investment fund manager from the Asset Management Association of China at the end of 2017. The new China A-share fund is available to high-net-worth and institutional investors. ©2018 funds global asia

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