Graham Price


Graham Price
Graham Price is a counsel in Weil’s Banking & Finance practice and based in Hong Kong. Dually qualified in England & Wales and Hong Kong, Graham focuses on both finance and restructuring matters across the Asia-Pacific region. He represents private equity sponsors, private credit funds, major institutional lenders and asset managers on a wide range of finance transactions, including cross-border leveraged financings, restructurings, special situations, direct lending, margin loans, real estate finance and corporate facilities.

Graham is recognized as a “Rising Star” in both Banking and Leveraged Finance practices in the IFLR1000 Asia-Pacific 2023.

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

Graham’s recent representations include*:

  • The ad hoc group of bondholders in relation to the successful restructuring of US$7 billion of offshore debt issued by China Aoyuan Group and its subsidiary, Add Hero, including over US$3 billion of offshore bond debt
  • The ad hoc group of bondholders in relation to the restructuring of more than US$6 billion of offshore bond debt issued by Shimao Group
  • 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 US$3.5 billion committed term loan facilities to finance a portion of the purchase price of the US$8.7 billion take-private of (awarded Finance Deal of the Year 2021 by Asia Legal Awards, Thomson Reuters ALB Hong Kong Awards and China Law & Practice Awards)
  • TPG and the consortium of minority equity investors in connection with the multi-jurisdictional restructuring of c. US$2.6 billion of financial indebtedness and the provision of US$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 on the US$140 million mezzanine financing to its portfolio company in Myanmar
  • Advent International on the leveraged financing for its acquisition of a controlling stake in ZCL Chemicals Limited
  • Advent International on the leveraged financing for its acquisition of Manjushree Technopak
  • 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, and (2) the financing aspects of the US$2.2 billion (including debt) take-private of CAR Inc. by way of voluntary general offer
  • Baring Private Equity Asia in the financing aspects of its sale of HCP Packaging, a China-headquartered global leader in the design, development and manufacture of cosmetic packaging, to Carlyle
  • Noble Group in relation to its multi-billion dollar group restructuring in Hong Kong, Singapore and London (awarded Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring at The Asia Legal Awards 2019, and Restructuring Deal of the Year at the IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2019)
  • Carlyle on its US$2.08 billion acquisition of the McDonald’s operations in China and Hong Kong
  • Bain Capital on the financing for its US$1.05 billion investment in Axis Bank in India
  • Bain Capital, Advent and GIC in their minority investment in QuEST Global, India
  • Apax in the leveraged financing for its acquisition in Healthium Medtech, India
  • Acting for a Singaporean sovereign wealth fund on its US$1 billion bond and loan financing to an Indonesian logistics business
  • FountainVest in both its Fund III and Fund IV capital call facilities and subsequent amendments
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board on the US$52 million refinancing of its investment in Kyobo Life Insurance

*Includes matters handled prior to joining Weil

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