The Taiwan Fund, Inc. Announces Portfolio Manager Change

Aug 17, 2011, 14:09 ET from The Taiwan Fund, Inc.

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: TWN) announces today that Mr. Shifeng Ke has been designated portfolio manager for the Fund.  Mr. Ke joined Martin Currie's Asia team in 1997 initially to focus on specialist China strategies before broadening his remit to cover Greater China, including Taiwan. Previously, Mr. Ke practiced law before moving to China's ministry of labor and social security in 1990.

The Fund is a diversified closed-end investment company, which seeks long term capital appreciation primarily through investments in equity securities listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.  Shares of the Fund are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "TWN." For additional information on the Fund, including information on the Fund's holdings, visit the Fund's website at or call 1-877-864-5056.

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