Strategic Research Partner of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

Dale Lum

Dale Lum
555 California Street
San Francisco
+1 415 772 1299
+1 415 772 7400

Biography • Capital Markets - Structured Finance

Dale W Lum has an international practice focused on corporate and structured finance, with particular emphasis on the use of structured financings in mergers and acquisitions and hedge fund and private equity transactions, as well in the alternative/renewable energy context. Mr Lum has been at the forefront of structured financings in the US, Europe and Asia.

Mr Lum is a leading lawyer in the development of motor vehicle lease securitisations and has worked on a number of groundbreaking transactions, including the first automobile lease-secured note issuance, the first mortgage-backed medium-term note programme, the first car lease securitisation involving a motor vehicle titling trust, the first US debt offering by a Japanese motor vehicle finance subsidiary and the first stranded utility cost securitisation. Mr Lum has been a pioneer in applying structured finance technology in the alternative/renewable energy arena and in mergers and acquisitions and hedge fund and private equity transactions.

Mr Lum represents issuers, underwriters, acquirers, and target companies. He has been involved in a broad range of financial transactions, including asset-backed financings of all types, structured financings in the acquisition context, synthetic and derivative securitisations, intellectual property financings, alternative/renewable energy and stranded utility cost financings, residential mortgage-backed financings, offerings of debt and equity securities, corporate spin-offs, rights offerings, commercial paper and medium-term note programmes, and bank credit agreements and bridge loans. He is counsel for a number of large United States, European and Japanese corporate issuers and has represented every major United States investment banking firm in at least some aspect of its securitisation or structured finance business.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets which can be purchased from our Shop.

Follow us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas


Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100


News & Features

Special Reports



About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2015 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. |

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910 |

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK