Michael Lu

Michael Lu

Michael has over a decade of experience in cross-border capital market transactions, particularly issuance of various types of debt securities and liabilities management. He represents international investment banks and Hong Kong and Chinese mainland state-owned and private companies in the real estate, banking, automobile manufacturing and distribution, consumer goods and services, infrastructure, energy and mining sectors.

In recent years, Michael led the firm’s efforts in a numbers of significant and innovative bond offerings, including China General Nuclear Power Corporation’s offerings of multi-tranche USD/Euro denominated green bonds listed on HKSE and ISE which was named as “Deal of the Year” by FinanceAsia Awards in 2018 and Zhejiang Geely’s green bond offerings which was named Debt Deal of the Year by The Asia Legal Awards in 2016. He was shortlisted as the "Young Lawyer of the Year" by Asia Legal Business Hong Kong Awards in 2019.

From 2007 to 2014, Michael worked in the Wall Street law firm, Milbank LLP and Linklaters. He received his LL.M. degree from Boston University School of Law in 2007 and is admitted to practice in the State of New York, United States and registered as a Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. He speaks native Mandarin and Cantonese and fluent English.


Legal insights

This alert sets out the key features of Southbound Bond Connect.

28 September 2021

We discuss the proposed measures in the recent consultation paper issued by the SFC.

09 February 2021

We sum up the definitions of accredited investor and qualified institutional buyer as proposed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

10 September 2020

We sum up the changes to the listing rules on debt securities as published by the HKEx last week.

26 August 2020

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