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Yangyu Lim represents financial institutions, borrowers, and sponsors in domestic and cross-border debt transactions.

Yangyu has worked on a wide range of debt-related transactions, including bilateral, club, and syndicated loans; real estate, acquisition, project, and sustainability-linked financings; debt restructurings; and security arrangements/documentation.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2021, Yangyu practiced at a top-tier Singapore law firm in its banking & finance practice.


  • OakNorth and Searchlight Capital Partners provide £88.5 million capital solution to Third SpaceJones Day advised OakNorth Bank Plc (in its partnership with Searchlight Capital Partners) on its £88.5 million credit facilities for Third Space, a London based luxury health club group owned by KSL Capital.
  • OakNorth finances Heartwood CollectionJones Day advised OakNorth Bank plc on its financing for leading UK hospitality and pub group Heartwood Collection.
  • Stellex completes buyout of David Brown Santasalo GroupJones Day advised Stellex Capital Management LLC on its buyout of DB Santasalo S.à r.l from N4 Partners.
  • Citibank provides $400 million unsecured multicurrency credit facility to Deckers Outdoor CorporationJones Day represented Citibank, N.A., as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with a $400 million unsecured multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to Deckers Outdoor Corporation, a global leader in designing, marketing, and distributing innovative footwear, apparel, and accessories.
  • UPL Limited and its subsidiary UPL Corporation Limited complete amendment and restatement of its outstanding US$700 million term loan facilities and up to US$750 million term loan facilityJones Day represented UPL Limited and UPL Corporation Limited, a subsidiary of UPL Limited, in connection with the amendment and restatement of a (1) US$700 million sustainability linked loan facilities agreement ("700M SLL") entered into by UPL Corporation Limited, as borrower, with Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., Hong Kong Branch, the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Intesa Sanpaolo S.P.A Singapore Branch, MUFG Bank, Ltd., and Societe Generale, Hong Kong Branch as mandated lead arrangers, underwriters, and bookrunners; and (2) US$750 million sustainability linked loan facility agreement ("750M SLL") entered into by UPL Corporation Limited, as borrower, with MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., Hong Kong Branch as mandated lead arrangers, underwriters, and bookrunners.
  • Alternate investment firm obtains $100 million secured facilitiesJones Day advised a leading alternative investment firm in connection with a $100 million secured holdco back leverage facility secured against its interests in certain portfolio companies.
  • UPL Limited and UPL Corporation Limited complete refinancing of its outstanding US$3 billion term loan facilityJones Day represented UPL Limited and UPL Corporation Limited (a Mauritius incorporated subsidiary of UPL Limited) in connection with the refinancing of the outstanding principal amount under its US$3 billion term facility.
  • Private Dutch investment company refinances US$170 million of existing financial indebtednessJones Day represented a private Dutch investment company in connection with a US$170 million structured, secured financing transaction to refinance its existing indebtedness incurred in connection with an acquisition of a custom chemical manufacturer.
  • Avient acquires DSM Protective Materials businessJones Day advised Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a leading provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, in the $1.485 billion acquisition and financing of Koninklijke DSM N.V.’s protective materials business, a leading specialty engineered materials business built around the invention of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber.
  • Armor sells stake in ARMOR-IIMAK to AstorgJones Day advised EN5, controlling shareholders of the Armor group, on the management buyout of Armor Iimak group and the simultaneous 40% investment by Astorg Midcap in the Armor Iimak group.