Despite incredible economic growth, it is not necessarily an investor’s paradise. China’s stock market is just 27 years old. It’s economy has grown 30x over that time. Imagine if you had invested early and gotten in on the ground floor. Actually, you would have lost money. Here’s how that’s possible. Weijian Shan is chairman and CEO of PAG, a private equity firm. Prior to PAG, he was a partner of TPG, a private equity firm based in San Francisco, and co-managing partner of TPG Asia (formerly known as Newbridge Capital).