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About us

Jardine Matheson is a diversified Asia-based group founded in China in 1832, with unsurpassed experience in the region. Our broad portfolio of market-leading businesses represents a combination of cash generating activities and long-term property assets, which are closely aligned to the increasingly prosperous consumers of the region. The Group’s businesses aim to produce sustainable returns by providing their​ customers with high quality products and services. We are committed to driving long-term sustainable success in our businesses and our communities. 

Our Presence

We operate principally in China and Southeast Asia. We maintain a sustainable balance of both growth and developed markets. We have deep roots across the region and have been partnering with founders and management for 190 years to build and grow successful companies. Our subsidiaries and affiliates benefit from the support of the Group’s extensive knowledge of the region and long-standing relationships.

Our Operations

Across the Group, our over 425,000 employees work in a wide range of businesses in major sectors, including motor vehicles and related operations, property investment and development, food retailing, health and beauty, home furnishings, engineering and construction, transport services, restaurants, luxury hotels, financial services, heavy equipment, mining, and agribusiness.

We support our Group companies by sharing the Group’s expertise and experience, as well as providing them with financial and other resources, to create value and achieve sustainable growth over the long term.

Our Approach

Our values of integrity, steadfastness, collaboration, and an entrepreneurial spirit, underpin how our businesses operate, as they provide products, services, and experiences that impact millions of lives every day.

The Group works closely with our businesses to deliver on four strategic priorities: Evolving our portfolio, Enhancing leadership and entrepreneurialism, Driving innovation and operational excellence, and Embedding sustainability. 

These values and priorities guide us in creating long-term and sustainable value for our businesses and the communities in which we operate.

Years of trading
Countries and regions presence

Our companies

Jardine Matheson

The listed holding company of the Group which oversees a portfolio of market-leading businesses and supports their long-term development.

DFI Retail group logo
Hongkong land
Jardine cycle
Mandarian Oriental

*Figures in brackets show effective ownership at 30th June 2023.
**Jardine Cycle & Carriage has a 50.1% interest in Astra.