Chune Loong Lum
Chune Loong Lum concentrates on representing fund sponsors and investment advisers in the structuring, launching, capitalization and ongoing operations of private investment funds, with significant experience with respect to Asia- and China-focused investment funds.

Bio

Fund formation mandates Mr. Lum has worked on include private equity funds, venture capital funds, joint venture funds, credit funds, evergreen funds, auxiliary funds and other alternative investment vehicles. He also represents various Asian sovereign wealth funds and institutional investors in structuring and negotiating their commitments into private equity funds and related transactions. In addition, Mr. Lum has experience in assisting fund sponsors and other financial institutions in their co-investment transactions, as well as advising on regulatory, compliance, governance and other related internal matters and management company issues.

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Lum was a senior associate in the private funds practice of a leading international law firm’s Shanghai office. Mr. Lum earlier practiced in the New York and Hong Kong offices of another global law firm, where he represented financial institutions, state-owned entities and corporate issuers on various secured private financing transactions, as well as on debt and equity capital raising transactions. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Lum was a consultant with Accenture in Singapore.

Highlights from his experience, including whilst at previous firms, include representing:

  • HOPU-ARM Innovation Fund I (2017);
  • FountainVest Capital Fund III (2016);
  • RRJ USD Master Fund III (2015);
  • Fosun China Momentum Fund (2014);
  • Banyan Partners Fund I (2014);
  • Cowin Capital USD Fund I (2014);
  • RRJ USD Master Fund II (2013);
  • China Consumer Capital Fund II (2013);
  • FountainVest Capital Fund II (2012); and
  • Temasek, Pavilion Capital and other Asian sovereign wealth funds on their investments in various private investment funds.

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is licensed in Singapore as a registered foreign law firm to advise clients on certain aspects of their international transactions and operations. We are not authorized to practice Singapore law. All matters relating to advice as to Singapore law will be dealt with by a separate local Singapore law firm.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2009 (cum laude)
  • M.P.P., University of Minnesota, 2005
  • Bachelor of Accountancy, Nanyang Technological University, 2000 (Honors)

Admissions

  • New York

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Experience

  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Delissa A. Ridgway, United States Court of International Trade (May 2007 - June 2007)

Chune Loong Lum

Asia Pacific Counsel, Investment Management
chune.lum@skadden.com