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Graham Lim
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Contact

(T) +852.3189.7264
(F) +852.2868.5871
(T) +1.212.326.3994
(F) +1.212.755.7306

Education

  • National University of Singapore (LL.B. Hons. 1997; Dean's List)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, England & Wales, Hong Kong, Singapore

Graham Lim has close to 20 years of finance experience in lending, projects, leveraged acquisitions, and private equity investments. He has advised on the financing of acquisitions, buyouts, and take-private transactions. He has worked on energy, transportation, and other civil undertakings in the United States, Latin America, Africa, and Asia, acting for lenders and sponsors 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 sits on the Documentation Committee of the Asia-Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) and is fluent in English and Mandarin.


Honors & Distinctions

  • 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)

Languages

English and Mandarin
Graham Lim