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Practice Departments

Corporate & Special Projects

  • Assisted Pacific Century International Holdings Limited in connection with its proposed acquisition of shares in Sony Life
  • Acquisition by Puregold Price Club, Inc. (Puregold) of S&R Membership Shopping Shares through a share for share swap transaction
  • Acquisition by Invescap Incorporated of Mariwasa Siam Holdings, Inc.
  • Acquisition by CVC Asia Pacific Limited of SPI Technologies, SPI CRM, Inc., and Infocom Technologies, Inc. from SPI Global Holdings, Inc.
  • Assisted RCBC, one of the leading Philippine banks in (1) its capital raising transactions which resulted in investments by International Finance Corporation and funds managed by CVC Capital Partners in RCBC, (2) assisted RCBC and GPL Holdings, Inc., (GPHL) in connection with the acquisition by Sun Life Financial (Philippines), Inc. of a 49% ownership interest from GPHL in Grepalife Financial, Inc. and the banc assurance agreement to be entered into between the bank and Grepalife Financial,Inc., (3) assisted in the acquisition by RCBC of shares in a local bank, including the conduct of a legal due diligence on the target, and (4) advised RCBC in the sale of its non-performing assets under the Special Purpose Vehicle Act, and the issuance by RCBC of preferred shares and the registration of underlying common shares

Capital Markets

  • Restructuring of the Lucio Tan Group of Companies and the Top-Up Placement of LT Group, Inc. (USD920 Million)
  • Ayala Land Top-Up Placement (Php12.2 Billion)
  • Ayala Corporation Overnight Placement (Php6.4 Billion)
  • Ayala Land Top-Up Placement (Php13.6 Billion)
  • BDO Stock Rights Offering (USD 1 Billion), the biggest ever equity offering in the PSE
  • BDO Bond Offering (USD300 Million)
  • SMC Sell Down of Meralco Shares (Php 17.4B)
  • Filinvest Bond Offering (US$300M)
  • Top-up placement for Century Property Group, Inc. (Php2.8 Billion)
  • Backdoor listing and top-up offering of Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation (USD325 Million)
  • Domestic bond offerings of First Metro Investment Corporation (Php5 Billion)
  • Top Up placement for Bloomberry Corporation (Php8.8 Billion)
  • Initial public offering of Cirtek Electronics
  • Follow-on offering of Alliance Select Foods International
  • Offshore listing of depositary shares issued by a PSE-listed company (ongoing)
  • Currently involved in the proposed offering of USD denominated long term notes by a PSE-listed company
  • IPO of Travellers International Hotel Group
  • Proposed REIT IPO of Ayala Land, Inc. (ongoing)
  • Proposed REIT IPO of SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (ongoing)

Government Contracts and PPP-related Projects

  • Angat Hydroelectric Power Plant Rehab Project
  • Classroom PPP project of DECS
  • Iloilo Water District Project
  • Smartmatic-COMELEC contracts for automated elections (2009-continuing)
  • Caticlan International Development Airport
  • Clark International Airport
  • Universal LRT Corporation
  • Cavite Laguna Expressway Project
  • Mactan-Cebu International Airport Passenger Terminal