Paul Yin

Paul Yin

European Counsel, Banking

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.


Mr. Yin’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Adevinta ASA in the financing of its US$9.2 billion acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group from eBay Inc.;
  • CME Group Inc, the world’s largest futures exchange, in its acquisition of NEX Group plc for £4.3 billion;
  • Sands China Limited, a leading developer, owner and operator of multi-use integrated resorts and casinos in Macao, in its US$2 billion multi-currency revolving credit facility;
  • Danaos Corporation, an international owner and operator of container ships, in the restructuring of approximately US$2.2 billion of secured debt spread over 13 loan facilities;
  • Cineworld, one of the world’s largest cinema chain operators, in connection with the TLB and RCF financing for its $3.6 billion public bid for Regal Entertainment Group;
  • BA Glass B.V., one of the largest producers of glass containers in Europe, in relation to a €950 million term and revolving credit facility agreement for the proposed acquisition of a Greek bottle manufacturer;
  • TAL Education Group, a leading education and technology enterprise in China, in relation to its US$400 million term and revolving credit facilities;
  • LM Group Holding A/S, 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;
  • 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;
  • Atrium European Real Estate Limited in the establishment of a £125 million unsecured revolving credit facility;
  • HC-One Group in connection with:
    • a £286.8 million secured term loan facility agreement; and
    • the financing of its £300 million acquisition of Bupa Care Homes Limited;
  • 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;
  • China Gas Group Limited in the establishment of a HK1.7 billion margin loan;
  • a U.S. fund on its proposed acquisition of a EUR$2.5 billion loan portfolio; and
  • a U.S.-based real estate fund on its acquisition of a EUR$1.4 billion loan portfolio.



  • 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

Paul Yin