ACCRALAW acted as counsel to the Joint Lead Underwriters and Joint Bookrunners, BDO Capital & Investment Corporation, China Bank Capital Corporation, BPI Capital Corporation, East West Banking Corporation, First Metro Investment Corporation, RCBC Capital Corporation, and SB Capital Investment Corporation in connection with the issuance by SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (“SM Prime”) of Php33.3 Billion Peso-denominated Series S, T, and U fixed rate bonds. The Series S, T, and U Fixed Rate Bonds were issued by SM Prime as the fifth and final tranche of its Php100 Billion Peso debt securities under shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The bonds were issued through the Philippine Depository & Trust Corp. and listed with the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp. on 23 May 2023.
The Firm’s lawyers from the Corporate and Special Projects Department, namely Partner Everlene O. Lee, Senior Legal Counsel Francisco Ed. Lim, Senior Associate Celerina Rose D. Fajardo-Nacin, and Associates Nathanael A. Quijano and Stena D. Arapoc worked on the project.