Yue (Jenny) Yin
  1. Associate

Ms. Yin is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, currently assigned as a Legal Manager in Beijing. She advises primarily on initial public offerings, corporate restructuring, corporate finance, and regulatory compliance of public companies.

Work Highlights

Annual Compliance Matters

Advising various companies on their compliance matters with the listing rules of Hong Kong:

  • Red Star Macalline (A+H), Yongda Automobiles Services, Venus Medtech (H), CStone Pharmaceuticals, Hepalink, Tigermed, Tencent, Bank of Communication (A+H)*, Air China (A+H)*, China Shenhua Energy (A+H)*, China Coal Energy (A+H)*, China National Building Material (H)*, China National Materials (H, delisted)*, Tong Ren Tang Technologies (H)*, Beijing Media Corporation (H)*, Coolpad Group*, Besunyen*, Chanjet Information Technology Company (H)*, Hunan Nonferrous Metals (H, delisted)*, Lingbao Gold Group (H)*, Shanghai Electric Group (A+H)*, Qingdao Port International (A+H)*, Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy (H)*, Yingde Gases Group (delisted)*, China Development Bank International Investment*, Wonderful Sky Financial Group*, Wumart Stores (H, delisted)*
  • Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology, Huaneng Renewables, Qingdao Port International, Bank of Chongqing, YuanShengTai Dairy Farm

Public Takeover and Privatization Transactions

  • Advising China National Materials Group (1893.HK) on its reorganization with China National Building Material Company (3323.HK) by way of merger by absorption through share exchange under the Hong Kong Listing Rules and the Takeovers Code. The transaction is an unprecedented merger by absorption through the way of share-exchange in the history of pure H-share listed companies in Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Advising Hunan Nonferrous Metals Corporation (2626.HK) on its approximately HK$6.362 billion privatisation and merger by China Minmetals
  • Advising Wumart Stores (1025.HK) on its approximately HK$3 billion privatisation by Wumei Holdings and Wumart Stores (HK)
  • Advising Dongfang Electric (1072.HK) on its whitewash waiver and acquisition of assets from Dongfang Electric Corporation by issuance of shares
  • Advising Mr. Guo Deying, the founder and substantial shareholder of Coolpad Group (2369.HK) on approximately HK$1,048 million disposal of shares in Coolpad Group to a company indirectly controlled by Mr. Jia Yueting
  • Advising Tianfeng Securities (601162.SH) on its acquisition of shares of Hengtou Securities (1476.HK) to become the single largest shareholder
  • Advising Good Million Investments, the former single largest shareholder of China Technology Solar Power (CTSP, 8111.HK), on its disposal of all shares owned by it in CTSP
  • Advising Mr. Wu Yijian, the single largest shareholder of Century Ginwa Retail (Ginwa, 126.HK), on its proposed disposal of all shares owned by him in Ginwa
  • Advising SUAL Partners, substantial shareholder of United Company Rusal Plc (486.HK) on its potential acquisition
  • Advising overseas shareholders of China Shanshui Cement Group (691.HK) on matters related to reorganization
  • Advising Ping An Insurance (2318.HK) on its participation into privatization of Dalian Wanda Commercial. Properties (3699.HK)

General M&A Transactions

  • Advising a state-owned company on its asset injection to China Oil & Gas Pipeline Network Corporation
  • Advising CITIC Pacific (267.HK, now known as CITIC Limited) on its approximately RMB225 billion acquisition of its shares from China CITIC Corporation and share placing to achieve the overall listing of China CITIC Corporation
  • Advising Coolpad Group (2369.HK) on Coolpad E-Commerce Inc.'s repurchase of shares held by Coolpad Group and related business arrangement with Qihoo 360 Technology, the consideration of which being the internet related business with a value of approximately US$255 million
  • Advising China National Materials Company (1893.HK) on its intra-group reorganization involving equity transfer at a consideration of approximately RMB3.85 billion and issuance of shares by Sinoma Science & Technology Co (002080.SZ), a subsidiary of China National Materials Company for raising proceeds of no more than RMB3.18 billion
  • Advising the underwriter on approximately RMB1 billion the block trade of shares of Yingde Gases Group Company by a shareholder
  • Advising Yung family on the proposed spin-off of assets and business of relevant companies
  • Advising Chinalco HK on its outbound M&A and investment projects in Indonesia

Secondary Offerings and Financing Transactions

  • Advising Bank of Communication (3328.HK) on its issue of A share convertible bonds
  • Advising Wonderful Sky Financial Group (1260.HK) on its approximately HK$423 million top-up placing of shares
  • Advising Lingbao Gold Group (3330.HK) on its placing of H shares and domestic shares
  • Advising Sinopharm Capital Management on the execution of supplemental agreement to the convertible bond subscription agreement with Kingworld Medicines Group (1110.HK)
  • Advising the underwriters on approximately RMB5 billion rights issue of PICC Property and Casualty Company (1339.HK)

  • Advising ICBCI on approximately HK$3.855 billion placing of H shares of China International Marine Containers (2039.HK)
  • Advising Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy (579.HK) on its approximately RMB905 million placing of H shares
  • Advising the placing agents on approximately HK$3.6 billion top-up placing of China Everbright International (257.HK)
  • Advising CITIC Securities, BOCI and CMS on approximately HK$2.468 billion rights issue of Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties (3699.HK)
  • Advising Zhongsheng Group (881.HK) on its issue of senior notes on the Singapore Stock Exchange
  • Advising Yingde Gases Group (2168.HK) on its issue of senior notes, convertible bonds and warrants
Other Compliance Matters*
  • Advising Shanghai Dasheng Agriculture Finance Technology (1103.HK) on resumption of trading under Hong Kong law
  • Advising Coolpad Group (2369.HK) on resumption of trading in its prolonged trading suspension under Hong Kong law
  • Advising SUAL Partners, a substantial shareholder of United Company Rusal Plc (486.HK) on its continuous obligation in Hong Kong stock market and general enquires under Hong Kong law
  • Advising ZTE Corporation (763.HK) on response to enquiries from Government Pension Fund-Global (GPFG) under Hong Kong law
  • Advising Chanjet Information Technology Company (1588.HK) on employee unit trust benefit scheme
  • Advising several HK listed companies on investigations conducted by SFC and Hong Kong Stock Exchange


* Selected representations before joining Davis Polk


Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2020

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • LL.B., Tsinghua University, School of Law, 2010
  • LL.M., University of Michigan Law School, 2013