Asia ex Japan Small Cap Equity:
Uncovering Hidden Gems in the World’s Fastest-Growing Region

Compared with their larger counterparts, Asian small caps are often unexplored, making the market a fertile ground to hunt for mispriced companies that can potentially generate exponential returns for years to come.

With over 90% of listed companies in Asia ex Japan classified as small and midcap1, a high-conviction active approach can differentiate the stocks that offer the highest potential returns tomorrow at the right price today.

Investment Opportunity

A Big Universe of Innovation and Growth
A Big Universe of Innovation and Growth
Asia’s small cap market represents opportunities that play on the long-term drivers of Asia’s growth, such as demographics, urbanization, and productivity.

Economic Trends to Watch

Asia ex Japan Economies Still Dominate the World’s GDP Growth
Asia ex Japan remained the fastest-growing geographical region in the world in 2018 despite weaker currencies, a slowdown in Chinese growth, and the implementation of more protectionist trade policies.

1 Bloomberg, as of 31 December 2018