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Michael Yu is an Associate in the Hong Kong office of Conyers. He joined Conyers in 2019.

Michael has experience in advising multinational clients on various corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, legal due diligence and general commercial contracts. Michael also advises clients on establishing open-ended and closed-ended offshore investment funds.

Experience Highlights

  • Advised Jumei International Holding Limited on its privatization by way of tender offer and short form merger.
  • Advised Changyou.com Limited on its group reorganization involving a US$580 million privatisation and de-listing from NASDAQ effected by a short form merger.
  • Advised Hopson Development Holdings Limited in connection with its issue of an aggregate principal amount of US$500 million 6.0% senior guaranteed notes due 2021.
  • Advised China Huaneng Group (Hong Kong) Treasury Management Holding Limited in connection with its US$400 million 2.40% guaranteed bonds due 2022, US$500 million 2.60% guaranteed bonds due 2024, and US$600 million 3.00% guaranteed bonds due 2029.
  • Advised Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Limited in connection with its HK$39 billion IPO.

Prior to joining Conyers, Michael has:

  • Advised an international energy trading group for the sale of an industrial building in Hong Kong.
  • Advised a cross-border manufacturer in the sale of its landed interests in the PRC.
  • Advised a NYSE-listed company in its restructuring projects.
  • Advised a global property consultancy in its PRC joint venture arrangement.

Professional Background

  • Associate, W. K. To & Co., Hong Kong

Education

  • The City University of Hong Kong, PCLL, 2016
  • University of Edinburgh (Scotland, UK), LLB, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda, Registered Associate, 2019
  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2019 (not currently practising)
  • Hong Kong, Solicitor, 2018 (not currently practising)

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin

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