INTERNATIONAL FIRM Dechert LLP has appointed Angelyn Lim as a partner in the firm’s Hong Kong financial services group.
Lim, who has been in private practice in Hong Kong for 15 years, has previously worked at Herbert Smith LLP and Stephenson Harwood & Lo.
Her experience includes representing a regional development bank in the establishment of offshore funds with overseas counterparties, Mainland Chinese interests in the establishment of a $US300 million ($411 million) private equity find and the largest local independent financial intermediary in Hong Kong in the establishment of its retail fund distribution platform.
She has also advised the local subsidiaries of one of the big four Mainland Chinese Banks on its restructuring and licensing by Hong Kong regulators, and has represented Manulife Financial, AXA Rosenberg Investment Management and Value Partners in establishing offshore investment products and their authorisation in Hong Kong for retail distribution.
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