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 Angela Lim
Equity Partner

Practice Area:
Banking & Finance Practice
Project Finance Practice
 
 LLB, National University of Singapore
Advocate & Solicitor,Singapore
Solicitor, England and Wales

 

T (65) 62320189
E angela.lim@rajahtann.com
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Angela joined us as a partner in 2010, following many years as a partner in an international firm.

She is Singapore and English qualified and has experience acting for financial institutions (including commercial banks, private banks, investment banks and hedge funds) and borrowers (including corporates, private equity, funds and government linked companies) in a wide range of cross border banking and finance transactions, with particular expertise in acquisition leveraged financing, project financing, structured financing and real estate/construction financing transactions. She has led numerous transactions with cross border aspects in the region, including Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong SAR, India, Malaysia, Korea and UAE.

Angela has been named as a leading lawyer in banking and finance by Chambers Asia 2012 & 2013 with clients describing her as “an experienced and business-savvy finance lawyer”. Angela has also been described in Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a lawyer with “strong technical skills and practical approach to negotiation”.

Notable Cases & Transactions

The transactions which she has worked on include:

Project / Infrastructure Financing Transactions

  • Acting for Resorts World at Sentosa in a S$4.1925 billion financing facility for the development and operation of an integrated resort in Singapore.
  • Acting for the lenders in the financing for the development and construction of a district cooling plant for the purpose of producing chilled water for sale to an integrated resort in Singapore. 
  • Acting for the lenders in the financing for the construction of an Inside Battery Limit Tank Farm in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 
  • Acting for the lenders in the financing for the construction of a 2,3000,000 cubic meter oil, petroleum and petrochemical storage and terminal project in Jurong Island, Singapore. 
  • Acting for the borrower in the financing for the construction and operation of a water supply system in Indonesia. 
  • Acting for the lenders in the financing for the construction of a 2 x 734 mw gas-fired power generating facility in Kaeng Khoi, Saraburi Province, Thailand. 
  • Acting for the lenders in the financing for a 3G mobile system equipment in the Kingdom of Brunei. 
  • Acting for the Sponsors in the financing for the construction of a 2 x 717 MW coal-fired power generating facility in Map Ta Phut, Rayong Province, Thailand. 
  • Acting for the arranger in a NEXI backed untied credit facility to an Indian company to part finance the development and construction of a hydroelectric power plant project in India. 
  • Acting for the sponsors in the financing for a water treatment, distribution and supply project in West Bangkok, Thailand.

Acquisition Financing Transaction

  • Acting for Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd in the HK$18.8 billion bridging facility to finance its acquisition of Festival Walk, a major retail mall with an office component located in Kowloon, Hong Kong, and the subsequent refinancing of the bridging facility into a term facility.
  • Acting for a syndicate of banks in the HK$1.4 billion facility to China Merchants Holdings (Pacific) Limited to part finance the acquisition of 51% of the equity interest in Wenzhou Yongtaiwen Expressway, a toll road located in Zhejiang Province, PRC.
  • Acting for the borrower in relation to a financing facility for the acquisition of the majority stake of a publicly listed company in Singapore and its subsidiaries in the Philippines, USA, Hong Kong, PRC and India. 
  • Acting for the borrower in relation to a financing facility for the takeover of a publicly listed company in Singapore.
  • Acting for the lenders in a facility to finance the borrower’s investment in a joint venture company in conjunction with the acquisition by the joint venture company of two Singapore companies and a substantial stake in a Singapore publicly listed company. 
  • Acting for the borrower in relation to a financing facility for the acquisition of the businesses of a publicly listed company in Singapore and its subsidiaries in Hong Kong, China and USA. 
  • Acting for the borrower in relation to various credit facilities extended to the borrower to enable it to finance the acquisition of shares and/or businesses of companies in various jurisdictions including USA, Cayman Islands, Singapore, United Kingdom, France, Spain, India and Germany and the merger of the acquirer’s companies with the target’s companies. 
  • Acting for the borrower in relation to a term loan facility and a fixed rate secured bonds and detachable warrants issuance to finance the acquisition of a company with interests in production sharing contracts in Southeast Sumatra and Northwest Java. 
  • Acting for the lenders in a term loan facility to finance the acquisition of shares in a public listed company in Indonesia which is in the business of operating toll roads. 
  • Acting for the lenders in a term loan facility to finance the acquisition of shares in a company which owns a chain of restaurants in Indonesia. 
  • Acting for the lenders in a term loan facility to finance the acquisition of a company with media interest in Indonesia.

Real Estate Financing Transactions

  • Acting for the syndicate of lenders in the S$532,000,000 syndicated senior secured facilities to finance the development and construction of a hotel, a theatre, retail space, a residential development and a retail podium at the Capital theatre site in Singapore. 
  • Acting for the consortium comprising Employee Provident Fund of Malaysia and GuocoLand of Singapore in the term loan facilities of S$1,804,000,000 to finance the development of a Grade A office building, residential apartments, a 5-star luxury hotel and retail space in Singapore. 
  • Acting for the syndicate of lenders in the S$271,850,000 syndicated term loan facilities to part finance the acquisition and construction of a mix industrial and commercial building in Singapore. 
  • Acting for a Hong Kong conglomerate in the mezzanine financing for the construction and development of a S$2 billion residential, hotel, retail and office project in Singapore through subscribing for secured convertible notes. 
  • Acting for the manager of a real estate investment trust which is listed on the Singapore Exchange Limited in relation to a rated term loan facility secured against a portfolio of industrial properties in Singapore. 
  • Advising a hotel chain on the acquisition and financing of several 5-star hotels in Singapore, and advising on the tax structure pre and post acquisition. 
  • Acting for various lenders and borrowers in relation to credit facilities for the purpose of financing the development of condominium projects, commercial projects, hotels and industrial buildings in Singapore. 
  • Acting for the lenders in relation to a term loan facility to finance the acquisition of a company with real estate interest in Indonesia. 
  • Acting for the lenders in relation to a term loan facility to finance the acquisition of several shopping malls in Indonesia. 
  • Acting for the issuer in a Senior Notes issuance to finance the construction of a shopping mall in Malaysia.

Other Financing Transactions

  • Acting for GuocoLand Limited and GLL IHT Pte Ltd in updating its S$3 billion multicurrency medium term note programme to increase the programme limit from S$1.5 billion to S$3 billion and to provide that, in addition to notes in bearer form, notes in registered form along with senior and subordinated perpetual securities may also be issued under the updated programme. 
  • Acting for a syndicate of 12 banks in the S$2.16 billion syndicated facilities to Singtel in Singapore. 
  • Acting for a syndicate of banks in a US$100,000,000 term loan facility to an Indonesian company for the purpose of developing the company’s food related businesses in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. 
  • Acting for a fund in relation to a US$50,000,000 term loan facility secured against the shares of 3 Indian public listed companies. 
  • Acting for arrangers in relation to numerous syndicated facilities to Indian companies, including an Indian railway company and various Indian banks and Indian conglomerates. 
  • Acting for arrangers in relation to numerous credit facilities to Korean companies, including Korean banks and Korean conglomerates. 
  • Acting for an Indian conglomerate in relation to several syndicated facilities of up to US$1,100,000,000. 
  • Acting for the arranger in a HK$200,000,000 term loan facility to a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. 
  • Acting for the arranger in a US$40,000,000 facility to a Bermuda company with security over the shares in an Indonesian company and shares options. 
  • Acting for the SBLC issuers in a dual currency SBLC Facility to a Thai company. 
  • Acting for the arranger in a receivables purchase facility in connection with the supply of telecommunication equipment in India. 
  • Acting for the arranger in a Bills Purchase Facility for the construction of an internet management system in Thailand. 
  • Acting for a fund in relation to participations in non-convertible debentures, equity interest and warrants issued by an Indian company. 
  • Acting for arrangers in several Floating Rate Certificate of Deposit issuances by banks in Indonesia. 
  • Acting for syndicates of banks in several Floating Rate Notes issuance by Korean conglomerates.

Debt Restructuring

  • Acting for the steering committee in relation to the debt restructuring of various companies in Indonesia. 
  • Acting for the majority creditors in relation to the debt restructuring of various companies in Indonesia, including the provision of additional facilities and the issuance of fixed rate notes in connection therewith. 
  • Acting for the majority creditors in relation to the debt restructuring of various companies in Indonesia, including the provision of additional facilities.

Memberships

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, The Law Society (England and Wales)




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Abdul Jabbar Bin Karam Din
Adrian Wong
Andre Yeap SC
Andrew C L Ong
Andrew H.S.Ong
Angela Lim
Anne Yeo
Arnold Tan
Avinash Pradhan
Beng Chye Chua
Benjamin Cheong
Benjamin Tay
Brian Ng
Chai Lih Soh
Chandra Mohan Rethnam, PBM
Charmaine Tien
Chee Kun Thong
Chee Siong Sim
Chen Xi
Chester Toh
Chew Fern Yap
Chia Lee Fong
Chon Beng Tan
Choo Hock Soon
Cindy Seah
CJ Chen
Cynthia Goh
Danny Lim
Danny Ong
David Yeow
Desmond Wee
Disa Sim
Dominique Lombardi
Douglas Chi
Elaine Tay
Elsa Chai
Eng Beng Lee SC
Evelyn Wee


   
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