Yixin Yan

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Yixin is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice based in the firm's New York office.

Prior to joining White & Case, Yixin was an associate in the New York office of another global law firm, where she represented private equity funds, portfolio companies and other clients in a variety of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Yixin is fluent in English, Mandarin and Shanghainese.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Cornell Law School
BA
Fudan University
Languages
English
Mandarin
Shanghainese

Experience

Representation of SES Holdings Pte. Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of high-performance hybrid lithium-metal rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles, in its US$3.6 billion business combination with Ivanhoe Capital Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: IVAN), a SPAC focused on electrification of society and industry.

Representation of Golden Nugget Online Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNOG) and the Special Committee of its Board of Directors in the US$1.56 billion acquisition of GNOG by DraftKings Inc., a leading digital sports entertainment and gaming company.

Representation of The Carlyle Group European Technology Fund IV in its acquisition of LiveU, an Israeli-headquartered producer of portable cellular backpacks for video streaming and live broadcasting from Francisco Partners, the majority shareholder, and minority shareholders.

Representation of Dominus Capital, L.P. in its acquisition of Seaga Midco, Inc., a leading vending machine manufacturer based in Illinois.

Representation of Vox Media Holdings, Inc., one of the nation's leading media production companies, in its stock-for-stock business combination with Group Nine Media, Inc., another prominent media production company.

Representation of Strike Holdco LLC, a full-service pipeline, facilities, and energy infrastructure solutions provider, and its subsidiaries, in the sale of substantially all of its assets pursuant to Sections 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, to American Industrial Partners.

Representation of WestCap Management, LLC on its investment as lead investor in the US$400 million Series B equity financing round of Celsius Network Ltd., a UK-based cryptocurrency lending blockchain company focused on providing a blockchain-based, fee-free platform that provides access to curated, decentralized financial services that are not available through traditional financial institutions.