David Mahon

David Mahon

David Mahon

Chief Executive, Mahon China


David Mahon is the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Mahon China Investment Management Ltd, and has lived in China since 1984.

Mahon China is one of the longest-established foreign-owned investment and advisory firms on the Chinese Mainland. It has a history in private equity in a range of sectors, and is currently General Partner of its fifth private equity fund. Mahon China also has a long track record in investment advisory and mergers and acquisitions. Its main focus is in the agriculture, food & beverage, and specialised manufacturing sectors. The company has wide experience in market entry and fundraising, and undertakes specialised economic and commercial research on behalf of clients.

Mr Mahon writes and publishes China Watch, a quarterly review of China’s political, economic and social developments, and the China New Zealand Report. He is also a regular commentator in the Chinese and international news media.

China Business Summit Links

2015 Video: Identifiable Brands

2015 Video: Brand Perceptions

2012 Video: Summit Presentation