Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula is pleased to announce that Atty. Antero Jose M. Caganda has been named as Co-Managing Partner of the Firm, joining Atty. Lily Gruba in the management and overall supervision of the Firm's day-to-day operations. Atty. Caganda has been a Partner of the Firm since 2002 and is one of the leading practitioners in the Philippines in the practice of Banking Law, Corporate Law, and Tax Law.
Atty. Caganda joined the Firm in 1996 and was promoted to Partner in 2002. He has led the Firm in some of the biggest commercial transactions in the Philippines, including the USD 400 million capital infusion in a major Philippine commercial bank through a combined initial acquisition and subsequent capital increase strategy. He has also successfully defended a Philippine universal bank before the Philippine Supreme Court in its USD 2 million tax refund.
Atty. Caganda has been consistently recognized by international legal publications for his expertise and has received distinctions from the Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, and Tax Director's Handbook, among several others. As one of the leading individuals in Tax, the Legal 500 cited his “openness to client concerns and makes sure to address them efficiently without compromising the quality of the output.”
The Firm welcomes Atty. Caganda as Co-Managing Partner effective on 23 September 2020.