Man Hay Yip | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Man Hay Yip

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1270

T +44 20 7532 1000

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Man Hay is an associate in the Firm's Banking group in London. Her experience includes advising financial institutions, private equity houses and corporate borrowers in relation to a wide range of banking and finance transactions, including cross-border acquisition finance and general bank lending.

Man Hay has also spent time on secondment at Goldman Sachs in their leveraged finance team and at CVC Credit Partners.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales


  • Legal Practice Course, University of Law
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law
  • BA (Hons), English and French, University of Liverpool


  • English
  • Cantonese
  • French


Leonard Green's acquisition of CPA, 2017

Advised the arrangers including Jefferies and Nomura on Leonard Greens' $1.3 billion term loan B acquisition financing for the acquisition of CPA Global.

Rhone Capital's refinancing for Ask Chemicals Group, 2017

Advised Rhone Capital in relation to the €210 million covenant lite refinancing for Ask Chemicals Group, one of Rhone Capital's portfolio companies.

Global University Systems, 2016

Advised Goldman Sachs International in connection with a £50 million bridge facility to Global University Systems to finance certain acquisitions as well as a credit facility for general corporate purposes. The bridge facility has been taken out by the tap issuance of £77.3 million principal amount of the issuer's 8.00% senior secured notes due 2020, in connection to which we represented Goldman Sachs International as initial purchaser.

Iris Capital

Advised HgCapital and its portfolio company Iris Capital, an accountancy software provider, on its £430 million refinancing and recapitalisation involving, senior, second lien and PIK facilities.

The Foundry

Advised HgCapital and its portfolio company The Foundry, a visual effects software development company, on its £47 million refinancing.

Kaupthing restructuring

Advised Kaupthing, the failed Icelandic bank, on its restructuring, following its US$45 billion insolvency. Kaupthing's insolvency was the biggest and most high profile casualty of the Icelandic banking crisis and, globally, was the fifth largest corporate bankruptcy of all time. The successful restructuring was named "Cross Border Restructuring of the Year" at the Turnaround Atlas Awards and "Restructuring deal of the year" at the IFLR European Awards 2016, and helped the White & Case team to be named by IFLR as 2016 "Restructuring Team of the Year".