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Paul Lim

Paul Lim is a Partner in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in Hong Kong. Paul joined Conyers in 2007.

Paul’s practice covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law, banking and finance work, debt capital markets, M&A work, mortgage backed securities transactions, MTN Programmes, Tender Offers, Consent Solicitations, corporate restructuring and liability management exercises, including pre-IPO equity and debt financings, initial public offerings of shares in the Hong Kong, London, and the U.S. exchanges involving Cayman Islands, Bermuda and British Virgin Islands offshore companies.

He has been involved in a number of significant debt capital markets transactions. These transactions have involved Cayman Islands, Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands property infrastructure companies listed on the Hong Kong exchange, including PRC utility and energy State Owned Enterprises.

Experience Highlights

  • Provided Cayman law advice to Yuzhou Properties Company Limited, a leading Fujian-based property developer on the issuance of US$250 million 9.00% senior notes due in 2019.
  • Frequently advises Agile Property Holdings Limited on the debt issuance of high yield senior notes, convertible debt and perpetual bond issues, including tender offers and consent solicitations as well as syndicated financing transactions.
  • Advised on a number of finance transactions with specialist expertise in debt issuance. Clients have included China Aoyuan Property Group Limited, YY Inc., KWG Property Holding Company, Yuzhou Properties Company Limited, Shangri-La and Kerry Properties.
  • Acted on behalf of banks in connection with mortgage backed securities transactions.

Professional Background

  • Head Counsel, International and Special Projects, MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems
  • Head Counsel, Group Corporate, ASTRO All Asia Networks plc.

Education

  • University of Buckingham, LLB, 1986
  • Kingston University, B.A. Accounting & Finance, 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), Solicitor, 2015
  • Bermuda, Registered Associate, 2007
  • Malaysia, Advocate & Solicitor, 1998
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 1991 (not currently practising)
  • England & Wales, Barrister at Law, 1987

02 Aug 2018
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited in connection with its US$175 million 6.35% Senior Notes due 2020

26 Jul 2018
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its US$400 million 8.50% Senior Notes due 2021

18 Jul 2018
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its US$200 million 8.50% Senior Notes due 2021

19 Jun 2018
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited in connection with its US$225 million 7.50% Senior Notes due 2021

10 May 2018
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited in connection with its US$200 million 7.50% Senior Notes due 2021

09 Feb 2018
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$4.1 billion IPO

19 Dec 2017
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its CCBC HK$400 million term loan facility

07 Dec 2017
Conyers advises KWG Property Holding Limited in connection with its US$150 million 6.0% Senior Notes due 2022

27 Nov 2017
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its ICBC HK$300 million term loan facility

14 Nov 2017
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its HSBC HK$1.17 billion term loan facility

16 Oct 2017
Conyers advises Furniweb Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$63 million IPO

22 Sep 2017
Conyers advises KWG Property Holding Limited in connection with its US$250 million 5.20% Senior Notes due 2022

15 Sep 2017
Conyers advises Linocraft Holdings Limited in connection with HK$80 million IPO

13 Sep 2017
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited in connection with its US$250 million 5.375% Senior Notes due 2022

21 Aug 2017
Conyers advises YY Inc. in connection with its US$462 million follow on ADS offering on the NASDAQ Global Select Market

14 Aug 2017
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its US$200 million 5.125% Senior Notes due 2022

17 Jul 2017
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with its HK$3.519 billion dual currency term loan facility agreement

23 Jun 2017
Conyers advises GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited in connection with its tap offering of US$100 million 5% Bonds due 2020

02 Jun 2017
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited in connection with HK$624 million credit facility

10 Mar 2017
Conyers advises GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited in connection with its US$400 million 5% Bonds due 2020

26 Jan 2017
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited in connection with its dual currency term loan facility

11 Jan 2017
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited on issuance of US$250 million 6.35% Senior Notes due 2020

26 May 2016
Conyers advises Agile Group Holdings Limited (formerly known as Agile Property Holdings Limited) in connection with its HK$6.7 billion bank financing

25 Apr 2016
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited on issuance of US$250 million 6.525% Senior Notes due 2019

23 Jun 2015
Conyers advises Agile Property Holdings Limited on issuance of US$500 million senior notes

05 Jan 2015
Conyers advises Yuzhou Properties Company Limited on the issuance of US$250 million 9.00% senior notes due 2019

02 May 2014
Conyers advises Agile Property Holdings Limited on US$475 million bridging loan

02 May 2014
Conyers advises Agile Property Holdings Limited on the restructuring and re-registration of its Gulfstream 550 aircraft

23 Apr 2014
Conyers advises YY Inc. on international offering of US$400 million 2.25% convertible senior notes due 2019

23 Apr 2014
Conyers advises Yuzhou Properties Company Limited on international offering of US$300 million principal amount of 8.625% senior notes due 2019

23 Apr 2014
Conyers advises China Aoyuan Property Group Limited on issue of US$300 million 11.25% Senior Notes due 2019

23 Apr 2014
Conyers advises Agile Property Holdings Limited on international offering of US$500 million 8.375% Senior Notes due 2019

23 Apr 2014
Conyers advises Agile Property Holdings Limited on international offering of RMB 2 billion 6.50% senior notes due 2017

20 May 2011
Conyers advises KWG Property on $350 million bond issue - May 2011

20 May 2011
Conyers advises Agile Property on $500 million bond issue - May 2011

28 Apr 2010
Conyers advises in US$650 million senior notes issue - April 2010

  • Recognised in the 2016 edition of Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (offshore)
  • Law Society of England and Wales

LANGUAGES

Bahasa Malaysia
English


Publications

2017 Global Corporate Year in Review, January 2018

Co-author "Investments through IFC Companies into the People’s Republic of China" IFC Review (2012)