Benny Lim H C
LL.B (Hons)(Singapore), LL.M (Singapore)
Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)
Languages: English, Mandarin, Teochew, Hokkien
Benny holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws, both from the National University of Singapore. He joined the firm as a partner in June 2005, and has focused his practice on fund management and investment advisory matters, financial services regulatory compliance, and the structuring and establishment of Singapore and offshore funds. He has acted for sponsors and fund managers of private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds, fund-of-funds, Shariah-compliant funds, and restricted Singapore and foreign schemes, as well as family offices and the private banking and wealth management arms of offshore banks. He also regularly advises fund management and financial intermediary clients on regulatory and licensing issues, including applying for capital markets services licences, financial advisers’ licences and the applicable exemptions from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Benny’s other main areas of practice are corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border joint ventures and private equity investments, and regulatory compliance for listed companies and registered charities. He has represented multinational clients, government-linked companies, and listed and private companies in various transactions ranging from share purchases, asset disposals, initial public offerings in Singapore, placements, and rights and bonds issue, privatizations, corporate restructurings and re-organisations, and greenfield and infrastructure projects in China and Vietnam.
Benny also sits on the boards of listed companies in Singapore as non-executive independent director.