IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

PunoLaw has been active in the Philippines since 1984 and has an office in Mandaluyong. Key figures include senior partner Jonathan Serrano.


Focusses / specialisms

The firm is active in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A and project development.


Key clients

Key clients include Century Properties Group, Asian Development Bank, SEA Diner Holdings, Helios Solar Energy Corp, Alternergy Wind One Corporation, and GT Capital Holdings.


Research period review: 30th edition (2019/2020)

The banking team was primarily busy advising borrowers on project financing mandates.

During the research period, the capital markets team notably advised on the first corporate Peso-denominated bond deal to price in 2019.

The firm was recently active in the private equity space, acting for a foreign client on acquiring a stake in a food and beverage company.

On the projects side, the firm advised on the development of water infrastructure for the landmark New Clark City project.


Deal highlights: 30th edition (2019/2020)

Cadiz City 132.5 MW solar energy plant

New Clark City development

SEA Diner Holdings $120 million acquisition of a 12% stake in Del Monte Philippines        

Century Properties Group P2 billion retail bond issue

GT Capital Holdings P20 billion divestment of a 51% stake inProperty Company of Friends