Carol Lim

Carol Lim

Carol has been a member of the Malaysian Bar since 2008. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in September in 2005 and is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, England. She has been working in AHP since 2015 and is registered as a foreign advocate with the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI).

She has been practicing corporate law in the emerging markets of the ASEAN region since 2008. Her work is primarily focused on cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

As part of her M&A practice, she is routinely involved in corporate and commercial matters including foreign direct investments, joint ventures, equity and debt investments, cross border investments and transactional structuring. She has represented Indonesian and foreign investors comprising private and public companies, private equity and venture capital firms, multinational corporations and state-owned enterprises. Carol’s recent key engagements include:

  • representing a global multinational technology conglomerate in its investment of approximately US$ 1 billion in one of Indonesia’s largest e-commerce platforms, cementing its position as one of the few unicorns in Southeast Asia (2017).
  • representing global private equity and venture capital firms in its investments in Go-Jek, an Indonesian technology start up that specialises in ride-hailing, logistics and digital payments, and currently one of the few unicorns in Southeast Asia (2016).
  • representing PT Sri Rejeki Isman Tbk (Sritex), Southeast Asia’s largest textile manufacturer in Indonesia, in its acquisition of two leading manufacturers and exporters of fine quality spun yarns (2018).
  • representing a global private equity investment firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) in its acquisition of a 12.64% stake in leading Indonesian bread company – Sari Roti (2017).
  • representing a regional private equity and venture capital firm in its various investments in the food and beverage sector in Indonesia (2017).