Graham Lim has more than 20 years of experience in acquisitions, corporate finance, lending, and private equity investments. In addition, he has a broad background in energy, transportation, and other civil undertakings in the United States, Latin America, Africa, and Asia, acting on all stages from prequalification and bid evaluation to financial close. Graham regularly counsels fund investors on acquisitions, disposals, and joint ventures, as well as on issues concerning their formation, governance, and oversight.
Currently based in Hong Kong, Graham previously practiced at Jones Day's offices in New York, London, and Singapore for more than a decade.
The financial institutions Graham has represented include Bank of America, Bank of China, BNP Paribas, China Construction Bank, China Development Bank, China Orient Asset Management, DBS Bank, Jefferies, IFC, National Australia Bank, Societe Generale, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Wells Fargo.
The institutional investors Graham has represented include AGIC Capital, Gaw Capital, Invesco, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Lone Star, Macquarie Capital, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds, and Pinetree Capital.
Graham also sits on the Documentation Committee of the Asia-Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) and is fluent in English and Mandarin.
- April 30, 2019
Cross-Border Finance Q&As, Hong Kong, Practical Law
- October 2018
New Platform, Same Requirements: The Emergence of Virtual Banking in Hong Kong, Payments & Fintech Lawyer
- April 30, 2018
Waiver & Consent Letter: Hong Kong, Practical Law
- April 30, 2018
Comfort Letters: Hong Kong, Practical Law
- March 31, 2018
Loan Signing & Drawdown: Hong Kong, Practical Law
- February 2018
Preliminary Documents for Loan Financing: Hong Kong, Practical Law
- National University of Singapore (LL.B. Hons. 1997; Dean's List)
- New York, England & Wales, Hong Kong, Singapore
Chambers Global: Leaders in their Field (Banking & Finance [USA]) 2014
Chambers Latin America: Latin America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2011 through 2014 (Banking & Finance)
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 through 2017, "recommended" in the categories of Banking & Finance, Real Estate, and Structured Finance and Securitisation
New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Star" 2011 (Banking)
- English and Mandarin