Mergers & Acquisitions

The Firm acts as adviser for both domestic and international clients involving multimillion dollar asset and share acquisition deals. In the domestic field, the Firm advised a high net-worth holding company on its acquisition of a majority stake in a publicly-listed commercial bank. The Firm likewise advised a publicly-listed universal bank on its acquisition of a Singapore-based and licensed remittance company.

Other matters of significance which the Firm has been involved in include advising the following clients: (1) a rural bank in relation to the assignment of a cooperative bank's assets and the assumption of all its liabilities; and (3) one of the Philippine's leading retail supermarket chain on its USD 189 million IPO.

Likewise, in order to address our clients' legal concerns outside the Philippines, the Firm entered into a strategic alliance with WongPartnership LLP, a top law firm in Singapore thereby becoming the Philippine member of the WPG regional law network comprised of law firms from the Middle East, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore.