該基金的投資目標為謀求資本增值，透過主要投資於下列公司的股票證券達致此目標： (i) 根據中國內地（「中國」）、香港或台灣法例成立或於上述地區設有主要辦事處的公司或 (ii) 從在中國、香港或台灣銷售或生產的貨品或服務而獲得其大部份的收入或其主要部份資產位於中國、香港或台灣。該基金可投資最高達其資產淨值的 100%於中國 A 股及可直接投資最高達其資產淨值的 20%於中國 B 股。為免存疑，該基金不會僅通過 QFI 通道將其 70% 或以上的淨資產投資於中國 A 股，並可將其最多 10% 的淨資產投資於其他集體投資計劃，例如 UCITS 或其他 UCIs。為增加額外資本或收益或為降低成本或風險，該基金可以符合其投資政策的方式從事證券借貸交易，最高可達其資產淨值的 50%。
Eric Mok is a senior vice president, senior executive director, and portfolio manager of Templeton Asian equity strategies. He also has research responsibilities for companies in the technology sector across global emerging markets as well as companies in China and Taiwan. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 1998, Mr. Mok was a junior accountant with Rebecca Ling Chartered Accountant. He entered the financial services industry in 1998. Mr. Mok holds an M.S. in investment management from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a B.S. in actuarial science and economics from the University of Toronto. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
He joined Franklin Templeton in August 2019. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, he was lead portfolio manager of GAM Investments’ (GAM) China equity strategy since its inception in 2007. He also headed GAM’s Asian equity team in Hong Kong and was lead portfolio manager of GAM’s Asian strategy and co-manager for additional strategies. Lai is responsible for managing Asian funds. Before joining GAM in 1998, he was is senior vice president with TCW Asset Management Company, TCW Asia Limited and Trust Company of the West. Previously, he was as associate director with BZW Investment Management Hong Kong from August 1994 to June 1997 and a fund manager with Lehman Brothers Global Asset Management. Lai holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.