Sin Teck is a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and also a director at Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC, a Singapore law corporation affiliated with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.
Sin Teck Lim serves capital market clients in a broad range of debt and equity capital markets transactions. He represents issuers and underwriters involved in transactions in Southeast Asia, India, and China. He counsels clients on initial and secondary public offerings in the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), Singapore Exchange Limited (SGXC), and Bursa Malaysia (MYX).
Sin Teck advises clients on the issuance of high-yield bonds (with US-style high-yield covenants), sovereign bonds, medium-term note (MTN) programs, Eurobonds, and convertible bonds. He also advises issuers on exchange and tender offers of debt securities, as well as bond trustees in a wide range of bond offerings and related transactions.
Sin Teck frequently assists clients with some of the largest capital market transactions in South-East Asia. His representative work includes advising the following companies:
An Indonesian property developer on its proposed issuance of high-yield bonds
A global investment bank on the issuance of high-yield bonds of an Indonesian financial group
A leading publicly-traded Singaporean financial institution in the issuance of investment-grade bonds
A commercial aircraft leasing company on an MTN program
A large pulp and paper company in its exchange and tender offer of debt securities for three of its subsidiaries as part of the company’s restructuring
His notable IPO work includes listings for the following companies:
A Singapore FMCG company
A Thai infrastructure fund that raised more than US$2 billion.
A large thermal coal producer in Indonesia
A Southeast Asian airline company
A leading polyester producer
A leading heavy industry group
Cambridge University, 1998, M.A., Cantab
Cambridge University, 1994, B.A., Cantab
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
Solicitor, England & Wales
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Capital Markets: Equity and Debt: Local Firms, Singapore, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2020, 2021)
Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency: Local Firms, Singapore, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2020, 2021)
Recommended, Banking and Finance: Local Firms, Singapore The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2018, 2019)
Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency: Local Firms; Shipping: Local Firms, Singapore, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2018)
Ranked, Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore, Chambers Global (2018–2022)
Ranked, Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore, Chambers Asia-Pacific (2017–2023)
Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (2015, 2016, 2018–2022)