Nina Yu

Associate, Hong Kong SAR

Biography

Overview

Nina Yu is an associate in our Capital Markets group based in Hong Kong. She has experience advising issuers and underwriters in connection with Rule 144A and Regulation S debt and equity capital markets transactions, including US initial public offerings of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).

Prior to joining White & Case, Nina worked at the Hong Kong office of another US-headquartered international law firm.

Bars and Courts
Registered Foreign Lawyer, The Law Society of Hong Kong
Certificate of Legal Professional Qualification, People's Republic of China
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Bachelor of Law
Dong Hua University
Languages
English
Mandarin

Experience

Nina's recent experience includes advising:

  • Chenghe Acquisition Co. (Nasdaq: CHEA), a SPAC, in its US$115 million initial public offering.
  • Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited (NYSE: OPA), a SPAC, in its US$200 million initial public offering.
  • Citigroup Global Markets Inc. as underwriter in the US$230 million initial public offering of Provident Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: PAQC), a SPAC.
  • HH&L Acquisition Co. (NYSE: HHLA), a SPAC, in its US$414 million initial public offering.
  • Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch as sole bookrunner, and Bank of China Limited, Macau Branch, Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Macau Branch and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited as joint lead managers, on the offering of US$350 million 7.0% senior secured notes due 2027 issued by Studio City Company Limited, guaranteed by Studio City Investments Limited and certain of its subsidiaries.
  • Agricultural Bank of China New York Branch in an offering by the branch of US$700 million of senior notes under the medium-term note (MTN) program of Agricultural Bank of China Limited. The offering was comprised of two tranches, US$400 million of 1.50% fixed rate notes due 2025 and US$300 million of 2.00% fixed rate green notes due 2027.
  • Deutsche Bank as sole bookrunner, and Bank of China Limited, Macau Branch, Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Macau Branch and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited as joint lead managers, on the offering of US$350 million 7.0% senior secured notes due 2027 issued by Studio City Company Limited, guaranteed by Studio City Investments Limited and certain of its subsidiaries.
  • the initial purchasers in (i) the Rule 144A/ Regulation S offering of US$600 million 5.625% Senior Notes due 2028; and (ii) the tap offering of US$250 million 5.500% Senior Notes due 2026, to be consolidated and form a single series with the US$750 million 5.500% Senior Notes due 2026 issued on June 19, 2020, by Wynn Macau, Limited.
  • Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley, as joint global coordinators, and other initial purchasers in the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of US$500 million 6.000% Senior Notes due 2025 and US$500 million 6.500% Senior Notes due 2028 by Studio City Finance Limited, a gaming, retail and entertainment resort located in Macau.
  • Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, and other initial purchases in the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of US$500 million 5.750% senior notes due 2028 by Melco Resorts Finance Limited, a developer, owner and, through its subsidiary, operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities in Macau.
  • the initial purchasers in the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of US$500 million 5.25% Senior Notes due 2025 by MGM China Holdings Limited, a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in Macau.
  • China Evergrande Group in its various Regulation S offerings of senior notes, including offerings through its subsidiary issuers, with keepwell undertakings.*
  • CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping Company Limited in the offerings of US$400 million 2.50% guaranteed bonds due 2025 and US$400 million 3.00% guaranteed bonds due 2030, by its wholly owned subsidiary issuer, CSSC Capital 2015 Limited.*

* Nina's experience prior to joining White & Case.