Ewe Leong Lim



Partner


eweleong.lim@ah.co.nz

+64 9 920 6468

+64 21 920 648

Auckland

Ewe Leong has a wealth of experience in corporate and commercial matters including mergers, acquisitions, divestments, cross-border investments, capital raising, capital markets and infrastructure alliancing matters.

He has acted in many capital raising projects, IPO’s, private capital raising and listings including contemporaneous multi-jurisdictional capital raising projects.

His work has included advising coolstores, warehousing and logistics businesses, agribusiness, biosecurity, food safety, manufacturing and service companies, multinational companies, overseas investment, aviation, and alliancing transactions.


Key Transactions

Acted:

  • For, and advised, numerous Boards in relation to their obligations on capital raisings, listings and mergers and acquisitions including the listing of Pulse Utilities Limited in 2008.
  • For AgriQuality in relation to various biosecurity matters (including the painted apple moth biosecurity matter) between 2002 and 2009.
  • For Top Harbour in relation to its investment in sensitive land, being a freehold interest in approximately 32 hectares of land at Gulf Harbour, Whangaparāoa for $35M from the receivers of Gulf Corporation.
  • For Diamond Wheel Limited in relation to its overseas investment in sensitive land, being a freehold interest in land at Silverdale, Auckland.
  • For New Wish Investment Limited in relation to its investment in sensitive land, being shares in a land owing company.
  • For the shareholders of Actronic Holdings Limited in relation to the sale of shares to NASDAQ-listed, California headquartered technology company, Trimble, including consideration of Overseas Investment Act issues.

Prepared:

  • Corporate Governance Policies (including Audit, Health & Safety and Security Trading Policies) for the board of a company to be listed on the NXT market of the New Zealand Stock Exchange in the second quarter of 2017.


Credentials

Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Master of Philosophy (MPHIL), Commercial Laws, (First Class Hons), University of Auckland

Diploma Corporate Managements, Strategy, Financial Management and Leadership, Institute of Chartered Secretaries, University of Auckland


Admission to the Bar

1988


Professional Memberships

New Zealand Malaysia Business Council, Member

CPA Australia, Member

Institute of Directors, Member

New Zealand Institute of Chartered Secretaries Inc., Member

Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association, Member

ASEAN New Zealand Combined Business Council, Member