The Fund primarily invests in the listed securities of Asian companies. Asian companies may list their securities on securities exchanges other than those in Asia and the Fund may invest in those securities. The Fund may invest
in companies not listed in Asia but where their predominant business is conducted in Asia. The Fund may invest in companies that benefit from exposure to the Asian economic region. Asia is defined as all countries that occupy the eastern part of the Eurasian landmass and its adjacent islands and is separated from Europe by the Ural Mountains. It includes the Russian Far East.
Investors in the Fund might expect the Portfolio to contain listed companies based in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Vietnam.
The Portfolio will ideally consist of 50 to 100 securities that Platinum believes to be undervalued by the market. Cash may be held when undervalued securities cannot be found. Platinum may short sell securities that it considers overvalued. Refer further to the 'Monthly Updates’ above.
The Portfolio will typically have 50% or more net equity exposure.
The Portfolio is constructed in accordance with Platinum’s 'Investment Process’.