David Brown

David Brown

Asia Pacific Deals Leader, Global Corporate Finance Leader, Asia Pacific Private Equity and Sovereign Investment Fund Leader, PwC China

David has been a partner in PwC since 1997, having transferred from the UK to Hong Kong in 1994. He has specialized in M&A advisory and financial due diligence, as well as corporate restructuring and debt restructuring advisory, since his arrival in the territory.

David currently leads PwC’s Deals business for Asia Pacific region; is PwC’s Global Corporate Finance Leader; and has overall responsibility within PwC for the Private Equity and Sovereign Investment Fund sector for Asia Pacific. Up to 2017 David led PwC’s M&A Transaction Services business in China. 

Since around 2004 David has focused on M&A value creation, advisory and financial due diligence work, assisting private equities and corporates looking to sell, acquire and structure businesses and assets in China and other Asian countries. He has advised on some of the most complex transactions and has broad experience across many industry sectors. David leads PwC relationships and transactions work for some of the largest global private equity GPs active in China and Asia-Pacific. 

Prior to his M&A specialization, David was also an expert in corporate and debt restructurings having led several of the largest debt restructurings in China and Hong Kong in the late 90s and early 2000s. 

In the M&A and private equity field he is frequently quoted in the international and local press including the Financial Times and Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, and has been interviewed many times by TV and radio media including Bloomberg, CNBC and Reuters. 

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Tel: +[852] 2289 2400

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