Graham Price


Graham Price
Graham Price is a counsel in the Banking & Finance Group based in the Hong Kong office. Graham has extensive experience advising private equity sponsors, private credit providers and corporate borrowers on debt finance transactions with a focus on leveraged and acquisition finance, fund level financings, debt restructurings and specialist credit opportunities.

Prior to joining Weil, Graham worked at leading international law firms in Hong Kong and London where he also undertook a secondment to the Corporate and Investment Bank of Barclays Capital.

Graham is dual qualified in England & Wales and Hong Kong.

Graham’s recent representations include*:

  • Mr. Rick Yan (Co-Founder and CEO of 51job, Inc.) in the US$1.90 billion leveraged financing for the take-private of 51job, Inc. as well as the US$450 million founder financing to fund Mr. Rick Yan’s capital contribution in respect of the take-private
  • Mr. Jinbo Yao (Founder, Chairman and CEO of as a member of the buyer consortium in the $3.5 billion committed term loan facilities to finance a portion of the purchase price of the $8.7 billion take-private of, China’s largest online classifieds marketplace, which was awarded Finance Deal of the Year 2021 by Asia Legal Awards, Thomson Reuters ALB Hong Kong Awards and China Law & Practice Awards
  • MBK Partners in multiple matters, including (1) the financing aspects of its acquisition of a 20.86% stake in CAR Inc., China’s largest car rental service provider, (2) the financing aspects of the $2.2 billion (including debt) take-private of CAR Inc. by way of voluntary general offer. This was the second-largest privatization in China during 2020
  • Baring Private Equity Asia in the financing aspects of its sale of HCP Packaging, a China-headquartered global leader (HCP is the No. 1 company in this sector in Asia, and the No. 2 globally) in the design, development and manufacture of cosmetic packaging, to Carlyle
  • TPG and the consortium of minority equity investors in connection with the multi-jurisdictional restructuring of c. $2.6 billion of financial indebtedness and the provision of $700 million in new money for Dream Cruises Holding Limited, a premium brand, Asian-sourced passenger cruise line, and its parent company Genting Hong Kong Limited
  • TPG in the US$140 million mezzanine financing of its portfolio company in Myanmar
  • Advent International on the leveraged financing for its acquisition of a controlling stake in ZCL Chemicals Limited
  • Advent International in a term facility to finance its proposed acquisition of an Indian supplier of pharmaceutical ingredients and formulations
  • Advent International on the leveraged financing for its acquisition of Manjushree Technopak in India
  • Acting for a Singaporean sovereign wealth fund on its US$1 billion bond and loan financing to an Indonesian logistics business
  • FountainVest in its US$300 million Fund IV capital call facility and subsequent amendments and increase;
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board on the US$52 million refinancing of its investment in Kyobo Life Insurance
  • Noble Group in relation to its restructuring in Hong Kong, Singapore and London
  • Carlyle and CITIC on the leveraged financing for their acquisition of McDonald’s China and Hong Kong
  • Bain Capital, Advent and GIC in their minority investment in QuEST Global
  • Bain Capital in the financing for its $1.05 billion investment in Axis Bank in India
  • Apax in the leveraged financing for its acquisition in Healthium Medtech in India

*Includes matters handled prior to joining Weil