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Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Talented team concentrating on foreign investments and share and asset acquisitions, as well as regulatory and compliance issues and divestments. Also experienced in assisting clients with the establishment of local businesses. Frequently advises on a range of corporate matters in the energy, technology and mining sectors across multiple jurisdictions, including the EU, Japan and Mexico. Clients benefit from its wide regional coverage and its experience handling cross-border matters.

Work highlights

Acted for LafargeHolcim on its divestment of its entire shareholdings in Holcim Philippines to an affiliate of San Miguel.

Notable practitioners

Jaime Renato Gatmaytan heads the department and is experienced in equity investments and transactions. He often advises on matters in the projects and energy sector.

Norma Margarita Patacsil is known to be active on corporate work. She is also active on a wide range of matters including divestments and acquisitions. She has additional related expertise in competition matters.

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Overview

C&G Law’s practice in corporate and commercial transactions is solid and extensive. We advise on all issues and legal developments affecting our clients’ businesses and operations. Our corporate and commercial work has involved various types of industries and businesses.

The firm also advises on all aspects of business and commercial transactions, including on the choice of an appropriate corporate vehicle for investments; limitations on foreign equity or investment participation in certain ventures; the availability of fiscal or other incentives for particular activities; and the licensing and other regulatory requirements applicable to the carrying out of the business. The firm also assists in the formation and organization of the enterprise, and in obtaining all approvals and other permits that it requires to commence operations. 

C&G Law also advises on all aspects of equity investments, including on doing business concerns, corporate organization requirements, investments incentives, nationalization issues, risk assessment and mitigation, and taxation in connection with share acquisitions. It assists in structuring, documenting and completing investments arrangements, including ensuring compliance with the regulatory requirements applicable to particular transactions. It has undertaken both limited and extensive due diligence exercises for clients involving a broad range of target companies.

Members

Gatmaytan, Jaime Renato B (Head of Department)

Patacsil, Norma Margarita B (Head of Department)

Mundin, Mary Thel T

Patacsil, Norma Margarita B

Yu Chang, Albert Vincent Y

Clients

Aboitiz group

Cargill

Holcim group

HP

Lopez group

Industries

Banks

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Products Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Food & Drink Producers

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals

Real Estate

Retail

Corporate/M&A Department

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

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Department location

30/F 88 Corporate Center

Sedeño cor. Valero Streets

Salcedo Village

Makati City

Metro Manila

Philippines

1227

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Philippines

Corporate/M&A


Jaime Renato B Gatmaytan
Band 3
Norma Margarita B Patacsil
Band 3