Jia YinLeong

Associate

Singapore + 65.6233.5516

Jia Yin Leong's practice is focused on cross-border transactions in the areas of project and corporate finance, debt restructuring, and corporate law. She assists clients in all stages of financing transactions, including structuring, drafting and negotiating mandate documents, facility agreements and related security packages, syndication of facilities, and documentation of inter-creditor arrangements.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Jia Yin practiced at a top-tier Singapore law firm where she advised companies, businesses, and financial institutions in debt restructurings and financing transactions in Southeast Asia, including acquisition, project, and real estate development financing and syndicated facilities.

Jia Yin is also actively involved in her local community and works with various organizations to assist low-income individuals with their legal needs.

Experience

  • Materion acquires Optics Balzers, AG for $160 millionJones Day advised Materion Corporation, a global supplier of highly engineered advanced enabling materials, in its $160 million acquisition of Optics Balzers, AG, an industry leader in thin film optical coatings.
  • Direct lender provides $70 million senior secured term loan facility to leading global mobile advertising technology companyJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and sole lead arranger, in connection with a $70 million senior secured term loan facility provided to a leading global mobile advertising technology company.
  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • Government of Mauritius, Aurecon Singapore, and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise finalize operational licensing and enactment of key rail and road traffic legislation for the Metro Express project in MauritiusJones Day advised the Government of Mauritius in conjunction with Aurecon Singapore, SMRT, and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise on the licensing and regulatory aspects of the development and operation of the Metro Express project, the first light rail network in Mauritius.
  • Seal for Life acquires Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US CoatingsJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners ("ACP") on the four acquisitions by portfolio company Seal for Life of Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US Coatings, manufacturers of protective coating technologies.
  • ABN AMRO, DBS Bank, HSBC, and United Overseas Bank provide sustainability-linked US$650 million revolving loan facility to Louis Dreyfus Company Asia Pte. Ltd.Jones Day represented ABN AMRO Bank N.V., DBS Bank Ltd., HSBC, and United Overseas Bank Limited, as mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners, ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and DBS Bank Ltd., as sustainability coordinators, and each of the lenders in connection with a sustainability-linked US$650 million revolving loan facility provided to Louis Dreyfus Company Asia Pte. Ltd.
  • PETRONAS Chemicals acquires Da Vinci Group B.V. for €163 millionJones Day advised PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) in its acquisition of a 100% stake in Da Vinci Group B.V. from its shareholders including funds managed by Bencis Capital Partners for €163 million.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc. for $328 millionJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on the $328 million acquisition of Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc.
  • PTTEP subsidiary acquires Murphy Oil Corporation’s business in Malaysia for $2.127 billionJones Day represented PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited ("PTTEP"), a publicly listed petroleum exploration and production company based in Thailand, in connection with its subsidiary, PTTEP HK Offshore Limited’s acquisition of Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. and Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd. ("Murphy Sabah and Murphy Sarawak"), from a subsidiary of NYSE listed Murphy Oil Corporation.
  • Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (Indonesia) procures Government Multifunction Satellite Public Private Partnership projectJones Day represented the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (Indonesia) (MCIT), as international counsel, in connection with its procurement of a Government Multifunction Satellite Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project.
  • Westpac Banking Corporation and State Bank of India provide US$1.7 billion financing to Indian Oil CorporationJones Day represented Westpac Banking Corporation and State Bank of India in connection with a US$1.7 billion financing provided to Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Heidrick & Struggles amends and restates revolving credit facilityJones Day advised Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., a premier global provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services, in connection with the amendment and restatement of its revolving credit facility.
  • Crestline Direct Finance provides $47.5 million secured term loan financing to multinational software company and participates in $45 million preferred stock investment in CompanyJones Day represented Crestline Direct Finance in connection with a $42.5 million initial term loan and $5 million delayed draw term loan facility provided to a multinational software company.
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