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U-Glen Lim is a banking and finance lawyer, who has experience acting for both financial institutions and corporate clients in cross-border financing transactions, including in areas such as funds financing, acquisition and leveraged finance and project finance. U-Glen also advises on the restructuring and enforcement of security in connection with these arrangements.

U-Glen also has exposure advising on lending products in a broad variety of sectors (such as in infrastructure, energy, investment funds, real estate, private debt and private equity) and jurisdictions (including Australia, China (including Hong Kong), India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Scandinavia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam).

Clients, commenting in Legal 500 and Chambers Global 2019 have respectively described U-Glen as “bright and hardworking” and part of an associate team of “very good lawyers who punch above their weight”.

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Credentials

LL.B., College of Law, London, UK, Second Class Honours (Upper Division)

England and Wales

Mandarin Chinese

An interviewee, commenting on the team’s associates, described them as “very good lawyers who punch above their weight”.


Chambers, 2019

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Recognition

An interviewee, commenting on the team’s associates, described them as “very good lawyers who punch above their weight”.


Chambers, 2019

Matters

Leveraged and acquisition financing

Advised Star Energy in relation to the US$1.25 billion financing for the acquisition of Chevron’s Indonesian geothermal assets (named “Renewable Deal of the Year by Project Finance International”) and its prepayment and interest rate swap termination exercise in connection with its US$1.11 billion green bond refinancing

Advised a renewable energy client on the financing for its proposed acquisition of a US geothermal business

Advising a credit fund in relation to a second-lien financing for an Asian food and beverage business

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Leveraged and acquisition financing

Advised Star Energy in relation to the US$1.25 billion financing for the acquisition of Chevron’s Indonesian geothermal assets (named “Renewable Deal of the Year by Project Finance International”) and its prepayment and interest rate swap termination exercise in connection with its US$1.11 billion green bond refinancing

Advised a renewable energy client on the financing for its proposed acquisition of a US geothermal business

Advising a credit fund in relation to a second-lien financing for an Asian food and beverage business

Advising AION in relation to the financing for its acquisition of Interglobe Technologies Limited in India and the Philippines

Advising MUFG in relation to a US$150 million financing for an Indonesian mining company

Advised EQT VII on its successful bid and subsequent public-to-private buyout of IFS, a business software company formerly listed on the Stockholm exchange, and subsequent holdco PIK and Term Loan B financings

Advised Baring Private Equity East Asia on the US$400 million refinancing of its acquisition of Interplex Holdings Pte. Ltd.

Advised the lenders in relation to the financing for the acquisition by Warburg Pincus of a minority holding in Computer Age Financial Services Pvt Ltd

Advised the lenders in relation to the financing for the acquisition by Chrys Capital of a minority holding in Mankind Pharma Limited

Advised the lenders on the acquisition financing by a leading regional infrastructure fund of a Norwegian petrochemicals business

Advised Asia Pay Television Trust on the refinancing of its US$ and New Taiwan Dollar facilities

Restructuring and insolvency

Advised MMI Holdings Limited on the successful restructuring of its US$358 million syndicated credit facilities

Structured Lending

Advised the borrowers and lenders in relation to share-backed financings secured against publicly listed shares on the Indonesian, Australian and Philippines stock exchanges

Funds Finance

Advised the lenders in relation to a US$100 million capital call facility for OCP Asia Fund III (SF 1) Pte Limited

Advised the lenders in relation to a US$50 million capital call facility for Orchard Landmark

Advised the lenders in relation to a US$40 million portfolio financing facility for Koi Structured Credit Pte. Ltd.

Advised the lenders in relation to a US$150 million portfolio financing facility for OL Master Limited

Advised the arrangers on its US$300 million facilities to RRJ Capital and the back-to-back loan to China’s leading property developer

Project and ECA Finance

Advised Princeton Digital Group in respect of a S$70 million financing related to the expansion of its data centre assets in Singapore.

Advised Bumi Armada on its US$64.3 million secured term loan facility with ING Singapore and related interest rate swap arrangements

Advised MODEC, Inc., Marubeni Corporation, Mitsui & Co. and other Japanese sponsors on their restructuring and consent solicitation processes in connection with the shareholdings and project financings of its entire FPSO fleet

Advised MODEC, Inc., Mitsui & Co., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd and Marubeni Corporation on the development and project financing (including JBIC finance and NEXI cover) of the Mero 1 and Sepia FPSO Projects in the Mero oilfields in offshore Brazil. Awarded “Upstream Oil & Gas (Latin America category) Deal of the Year” by Infrastructure Journal

Advised the Siam Cement Group in connection with the financing of the Long Son Petrochemicals Plant in Vietnam

Advised the arrangers on its secured term facility to a Vietnam solar plant company operated by Bitexco

Advised Credit Suisse as coordinating lead arranger on its syndicated bank and ECA term facilities with the Ethiopian Railway Corporation

General lending

Advised the lender on various loan facilities with, amongst others, the Laos central bank, Pakistan Airlines and the Government of Sri Lanka

Advised the arrangers and agent on Reliance Industries’ US$2.653 billion syndicated term loan financings in July 2018, named “Best Syndicated Loan” by The Asset at the Triple A Regional House and Deal Awards 2018

Advised the arrangers and agent on Reliance Industries’ and Reliance Jio’s aggregate US$2.25 billion equivalent syndicated loans – its first for the year 2019

Matters

Leveraged and acquisition financing

Advised Star Energy in relation to the US$1.25 billion financing for the acquisition of Chevron’s Indonesian geothermal assets (named “Renewable Deal of the Year by Project Finance International”) and its prepayment and interest rate swap termination exercise in connection with its US$1.11 billion green bond refinancing

Advised a renewable energy client on the financing for its proposed acquisition of a US geothermal business

Advising a credit fund in relation to a second-lien financing for an Asian food and beverage business

See more
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Matters

Leveraged and acquisition financing

Advised Star Energy in relation to the US$1.25 billion financing for the acquisition of Chevron’s Indonesian geothermal assets (named “Renewable Deal of the Year by Project Finance International”) and its prepayment and interest rate swap termination exercise in connection with its US$1.11 billion green bond refinancing

Advised a renewable energy client on the financing for its proposed acquisition of a US geothermal business

Advising a credit fund in relation to a second-lien financing for an Asian food and beverage business

Advising AION in relation to the financing for its acquisition of Interglobe Technologies Limited in India and the Philippines

Advising MUFG in relation to a US$150 million financing for an Indonesian mining company

Advised EQT VII on its successful bid and subsequent public-to-private buyout of IFS, a business software company formerly listed on the Stockholm exchange, and subsequent holdco PIK and Term Loan B financings

Advised Baring Private Equity East Asia on the US$400 million refinancing of its acquisition of Interplex Holdings Pte. Ltd.

Advised the lenders in relation to the financing for the acquisition by Warburg Pincus of a minority holding in Computer Age Financial Services Pvt Ltd

Advised the lenders in relation to the financing for the acquisition by Chrys Capital of a minority holding in Mankind Pharma Limited

Advised the lenders on the acquisition financing by a leading regional infrastructure fund of a Norwegian petrochemicals business

Advised Asia Pay Television Trust on the refinancing of its US$ and New Taiwan Dollar facilities

Restructuring and insolvency

Advised MMI Holdings Limited on the successful restructuring of its US$358 million syndicated credit facilities

Structured Lending

Advised the borrowers and lenders in relation to share-backed financings secured against publicly listed shares on the Indonesian, Australian and Philippines stock exchanges

Funds Finance

Advised the lenders in relation to a US$100 million capital call facility for OCP Asia Fund III (SF 1) Pte Limited

Advised the lenders in relation to a US$50 million capital call facility for Orchard Landmark

Advised the lenders in relation to a US$40 million portfolio financing facility for Koi Structured Credit Pte. Ltd.

Advised the lenders in relation to a US$150 million portfolio financing facility for OL Master Limited

Advised the arrangers on its US$300 million facilities to RRJ Capital and the back-to-back loan to China’s leading property developer

Project and ECA Finance

Advised Princeton Digital Group in respect of a S$70 million financing related to the expansion of its data centre assets in Singapore.

Advised Bumi Armada on its US$64.3 million secured term loan facility with ING Singapore and related interest rate swap arrangements

Advised MODEC, Inc., Marubeni Corporation, Mitsui & Co. and other Japanese sponsors on their restructuring and consent solicitation processes in connection with the shareholdings and project financings of its entire FPSO fleet

Advised MODEC, Inc., Mitsui & Co., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd and Marubeni Corporation on the development and project financing (including JBIC finance and NEXI cover) of the Mero 1 and Sepia FPSO Projects in the Mero oilfields in offshore Brazil. Awarded “Upstream Oil & Gas (Latin America category) Deal of the Year” by Infrastructure Journal

Advised the Siam Cement Group in connection with the financing of the Long Son Petrochemicals Plant in Vietnam

Advised the arrangers on its secured term facility to a Vietnam solar plant company operated by Bitexco

Advised Credit Suisse as coordinating lead arranger on its syndicated bank and ECA term facilities with the Ethiopian Railway Corporation

General lending

Advised the lender on various loan facilities with, amongst others, the Laos central bank, Pakistan Airlines and the Government of Sri Lanka

Advised the arrangers and agent on Reliance Industries’ US$2.653 billion syndicated term loan financings in July 2018, named “Best Syndicated Loan” by The Asset at the Triple A Regional House and Deal Awards 2018

Advised the arrangers and agent on Reliance Industries’ and Reliance Jio’s aggregate US$2.25 billion equivalent syndicated loans – its first for the year 2019

Credentials

LL.B., College of Law, London, UK, Second Class Honours (Upper Division)

England and Wales

Mandarin Chinese

An interviewee, commenting on the team’s associates, described them as “very good lawyers who punch above their weight”.


Chambers, 2019

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Recognition

An interviewee, commenting on the team’s associates, described them as “very good lawyers who punch above their weight”.


Chambers, 2019