Villaraza & Angangco Law joins IR as the exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions Member in The Philippines

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Franchette M. Acosta of Villaraza & Angangco Law. Franchette has joined IR as our exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions Member in The Philippines.

Franchette M. Acosta specializes in commercial law and has acted as lead counsel for sellers and buyers in cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions of private and public companies.  As counsel, Franchette guides her clients through the legal due diligence process, negotiation and drafting of transaction documents such as acquisition and shareholders agreements.  Franchette has also advised clients in the developing field of competition law in the Philippines and has assisted in securing approvals from the Philippine Competition Commission. A significant component of her commercial law practice includes assisting foreign companies in market entry or expansion in the Philippines by providing practical and business-oriented guidance on business structure, regulation (such as data protection laws), HR regulation, registration and permitting and immigration. 

If you have a requirement in this area, please get in touch with Franchette directly, or with the IR Global head office for an introduction.

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