Eric Yiu is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Corporate Department.

Mr. Yiu advises on a broad range of corporate finance transactions, including various debt and equity offerings, as well as mergers and acquisitions, of both public and private companies. He is also experienced in various due diligence, corporate governance, and post-listing compliance matters.

Mr. Yiu is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Chinese Mandarin.

Mr. Yiu's recent experience includes advising:

  • JPMorgan and other managers on Hanwha Life Insurance Co., Ltd.’s offering of US$750 million 3.379% Tier II subordinated sustainability securities
  • Citigroup, JP Morgan, and other underwriters on the Export-Import Bank of Korea’s SEC-registered green bonds, consisting of US$1 billion 1.250% Notes due 2025, US$1 billion 1.625% Notes due 2027, and US$1 billion 2.125% Green Notes 
  • The initial purchasers in the US$4.5 billion senior unsecured notes offering by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited 
  • The underwriters on the US$1 billion IPO of American depositary shares of Nio Inc., a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market, on the New York Stock Exchange; recognized as Deal of the Year by China Business Law Journal 2018
  • The underwriters on the US$483 million initial public offering of American depositary shares of Bilibili Inc., an iconic brand of online entertainment for young generations in China, on the Nasdaq Global Select Market
  • The underwriters on the US$143 million initial public offering of American depositary shares of GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd., a Chinese franchised hotel operator, on the New York Stock Exchange
  • The underwriters on the US$450 million initial public offering of ADSs of BEST Inc., a leading Smart Supply Chain company headquartered in China, on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Goldman Sachs as initial purchaser in Nord Anglia Education Inc.’s US$150 million 8.50%/9.50% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2018 offering pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S, the first PIK Toggle Notes offering in Asia
  • The initial purchasers in Nord Anglia Education (UK) Holdings plc’s US$325 million 10.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2017 offering pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S
  • J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank in Wynn Macau’s offering of US$600 million 5.25% Senior Notes due 2021 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S
  • The underwriters in PanAsialum Holdings Company Limited’s initial public offering listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Main Board with concurrent global placement pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S
  • PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited, Thailand’s largest integrated petrochemical and petroleum refining company, in its inaugural US$1 billion 4.25% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2022 offering
  • Minmetals Land in its offering of US$225 million 5.50% guaranteed bonds due 2018 and US$125 million 6.50% guaranteed bonds due 2023, supported by a keepwell deed from China Minmetals Corporation
  • Thai Oil Public Company Limited in its offering of US$500 million 3.625% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2023 and US$500 million 4.875% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2043 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, Carleton College
    magna cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English