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Charles Yim

Charles Yim

Partner: Commercial Department
Tel : +852 2825 2633
Fax : +852 2845 9294
Email : charlesyim@gallantho.com
Address : 5/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Education and Qualifications
  • LL.B., Sun Yat-sen University
  • LL.M., Wake Forest University
  • M.A. in law, University of Bristol
  • P.C.LL., City University of Hong Kong
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong
  • U.S. (Alabama) Attorney
Practice Areas
Debts Capital Market, Investment Fund Formation, Banking Finance, Regulatory Licensing and Compliance, Private Wealth & Family Offices

Prior to joining the legal profession, Charles worked at a sizeable bank in Hong Kong responsible for Asia Pacific syndicated loan transactions and international debts capital market deals as a banker

Debts Capital Market

  • Acting for investment banks, securities firms, trustees or corporate issuers in bond issuance projects with various types of bonds (including investment grade bonds, high yield bonds, perpetual bonds, dim sum bonds and Free Trade Zone bonds), offering structures and credit enhancements
  • Advising on structured notes (including equity linked notes, equity index linked notes, debt linked notes, fund linked notes, commodity linked notes and foreign exchange linked notes) offering or programme set-up
  • Advising on liability management of corporate bonds, including consent solicitation and exchange offers
  • Acting as the listing agent for bond listing on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

Investment Fund Formation

  • Acting for fund managers, asset management companies or family offices in various types of Hong Kong or offshore fund formation (including private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds, umbrella funds and FOF)

Banking Finance

  • Advising on bilateral loan, club deal and syndicated loan projects with various loan structures and credit enhancements
  • Advising on loan transfer in the secondary market by way of assignment, novation, risk participation and funded participation

Regulatory Licensing and Compliance

  • Advising on acquisition of or application for the SFC Type 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 9 licenses
  • Providing regulatory and compliance advice to the SFC licensed corporations in Hong Kong
  • Dealing with the SFC investigation and enquiries
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English