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Corporate & Finance - Philippines
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What the team is known for

Allen & Overy maintains a strong reputation across the gamut of corporate and finance legal issues in the Philippines, particularly in the M&A space. Provides advice on joint ventures and foreign investments, as well as refinancings. International banks and domestic corporates in the energy, infrastructure, telecoms, real estate, and food and beverage sectors form a key part of the firm's client base. Offers additional expertise in debt and equity capital markets products and project finance. Utilises a wide network of offices to assist with wide-ranging cross-border mandates. Examples of the firm's clientele include Monde Nissin, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and Jollibee Foods. 

Notable practitioners

Alun Evans is based in Singapore and especially focuses on M&A and joint ventures, often acting for prominent international and Philippine corporations on transactions. One source appreciates that "he is very good at spotting opportunities and has developed a very good understanding of common issues related to the Philippines."

Vicki Liu is based in Hong Kong and is well regarded for work in the Philippines, particularly in relation to banking and finance. One interviewee says that "it is very easy to communicate our needs to her."

Alexander Stathopoulos in Singapore is especially active on capital market matters in the Philippines. He has notable experience in REITs and IPOs.

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Allen & Overy LLP

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Corporate & Finance

Alun Evans
Expertise based abroad in Singapore
Alexander Stathopoulos
Expertise based abroad in Singapore
Vicki Liu
Expertise based abroad in China