Paul Yin has experience in advising commercial and investment banks, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers on a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactions, including acquisition, property, project and corporate financings.

Prior to joining Skadden in 2014, Mr. Yin worked in the finance group of a leading Australian law firm.

Mr. Yin’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Atrium European Real Estate Limited in the establishment of a £125 million unsecured revolving credit facility;
  • CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., a global building materials company based in Mexico, in relation to its senior secured note offerings and senior secured revolving and term facilities;
  • LM Group Holding A/S (a portfolio company of U.K.-based Doughty Hanson & Co), a manufacturer of wind turbine blades based in Denmark, and its subsidiaries, in relation to its high-yield green bond issuance of NOK475 million of floating rate senior secured notes due 2020 and €35 million revolving secured credit facility;
  • Lightning Investors Limited, an entity jointly owned by FMR LLC and FIL Limited, in the financing of its proposed US$2.7 billion acquisition of the remaining stake in Colt Group S.A. it did not already own;
  • Matchtech Group plc in the financing of its US$88 million acquisition of Networkers International plc. Both companies are based in the United Kingdom;
  • China Gas Group Limited in the establishment of a HK1.7 billion margin loan;
  • a U.S. fund in its proposed acquisition (including financing) of a €2.5 billion loan portfolio; and
  • a U.S. fund in its €74.9 million mezzanine financing of an Irish company for the purposes acquiring certain real estate assets in Ireland.



  • GDLP, College of Law, New South Wales, 2010
  • LL.B. (Honours), University of Sydney, 2009
  • B.Com., University of Sydney, 2007


  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales