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James Grandolfo

James Grandolfo

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Central, Hong Kong, , HKG


James Grandolfo is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy where he specializes in capital markets in Asia. James has been based in Hong Kong since 2000 and has developed expert knowledge advising clients in the Philippines, India, Hong Kong, Thailand, the PRC, Pakistan, Indonesia and Malaysia.

James regularly represents issuers and investment banks in a variety of debt, equity and equity-linked capital markets transactions. These include high yield, regulatory capital, corporate hybrids, Rule 144A and Regulation S transactions and SEC-registered offerings, privatisations and debt repurchases including tender and exchange offers. James also acts for a range of investors in a wide range of private equity transactions. He has closed many  capital makets transactions for underwriters and corporate, sovereign and quasi-sovereign issuers.

James is the only top tier ranked lawyer in the Philippines and is also a top-tier ranked lawyer in India by both Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 and Chambers Global, 2016. James also received strong editorial mentions in the latest edition of Legal500 Asia Pacific 2015 for his work in the Philippine and in the areas of Debt and Equity Capital Markets in Hong Kong. In the 2015 IFLR1000 guide, James is listed as a leading lawyer in Hong Kong in Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets.

James is the Vice-Chair of the International Securities Law Committee of the American Bar Association as well as the Co-Chair of the Practising Law Institute’s Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong.

Education
Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
Hobart College, B.A.

Admissions
New York

Registered foreign lawyer, Hong Kong

James Grandolfo is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Sixth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2018, Thursday, May 17, 2018, Hong Kong
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