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Weijian Shan
Chairman and CEO at PAG

Profile

Weijian Shan is chairman and CEO of PAG, a Hong Kong based private equity firm with $38 billion in capital under management. His firm invests throughout Asia and beyond. Prior to PAG, he was a partner of TPG, and co-managing partner of TPG Asia (formerly known as Newbridge Capital).

Previously, Shan was a managing director of JP Morgan, and an assistant professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco. He studied at Beijing University of International Business and Economics where he also taught as a faculty member.

Shan is the author of: Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America (2019), Money Games: The Inside Story of How American Dealmakers Saved Korea's Most Iconic Bank (2020) and of many commentaries published in the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs and others.

Agenda Sessions

  • PE in tough times: what does it take to succeed?

    11:20

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