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Filipino


Bar admissions:

Philippines

Jurisdictions:

Philippines

Practice areas:

Energy and infrastructure
M&A
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Energy
Mining
Natural resources
Oil and gas


Dennis Quintero is a partner in the Corporate & Commercial Practice Group of Quisumbing Torres. He heads the Firm's Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Industry Group. He is cited as a Market Leader by the IFLR 1000: Financial and Corporate Guide 2018. Dennis advises clients on cross-border acquisitions of shares/assets as well as on structuring investments and divestments in a range of industries. He advises clients in joint venture negotiations and agreements, project financing transactions, corporate structuring, and regulatory matters.

  • Advise Korea Water Resources Corporation, a major Korean company engaged in comprehensive water resource development and providing both public and industrial water in South Korea, in its joint venture with Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corporation to establish Luzon Clean Water Development Corporation ("LCWDC") for the construction, operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility in the Philippines awarded under the Build-Operate-Transfer Law/Public-Private Partnership Program.  LCWDC is the winning concessionaire with the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System for the PhP24.4 billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project, which is now in operation;
  • Advise one of the largest banks in Korea and the investment banking arm of another large Korean bank in respect of its investments in and the structuring of project company that will construct and operate a waste incineration plant;
  • Advise Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development, a Japanese government corporation that provides financial support and expertise for overseas infrastructure businesses on transaction structuring (joint venture) in relation to its partnership with the Bases Conversion and Development Authority for the Clark Green City and the Clark Rail Transit System projects;
  • Advise Galoc Production Company, an oil exploration services company on commercial and regulatory matters in relation to its interests and duties as operator for the Galoc oil field project and other petroleum services contracts in the exploration stage;
  • Represent a Philippine affiliate of ASX-listed Red Mountain Mining Limited in  (a) obtaining the required local government consent and in engagement with the national government for a gold project to proceed to production following completion of its feasibility study and (b) joint venture negotiations in respect of a number of its tenements;
  • Advise Hero Future Energies Asia Pte. Ltd., one of the leading independent power producers in the renewable energy sector based in India with regional offices in Singapore, in connection with the proposed joint venture with a Philippine company for the development of a solar power project in Northern Philippines. Advise on deal structuring and transaction documentation, including investment agreement, shareholders agreement, power sales agreement with distribution utility, and land due diligence;
  • Assist SK Engineering & Construction Co. and Seohee Construction Co. Ltd., two engineering and construction companies from South Korea in connection with the proposed Quezon Coal-Fired Thermal Plant Project to be located in Tagkawayan, Quezon;
  • Assist an Areva Renewables in the review and drafting of contracts  for the supply, installation, and commissioning of a biomass power plant;
  • Advise power generation arm of the country’s largest distributor of electric power in its planned acquisition of the largest block of shares in a company that holds a renewable energy service contract with the Philippine government for the building of wind farms;
  • Advise Bluebird Merchant Ventures in respect of its investments in Egerton Gold, a Philippine gold mining company, in contractual matters and engagement with the national and local government.

 

  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • PPP/PFI
  • Project development
  • Project finance

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Insurance
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas

Philippines (2000)

  • Philippines-Australia Business Council - Chairman
  • Enactus Philippines - Corporate Secretary
  • International Bar Association - Member, Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law
  • Chamber of Mines of the Philippines - Member, Legal Committee
  • Australian Resources and Energy Law Association (AMPLA) - Founding Committee Member, Singapore Branch
  • Australian Resources and Energy Law Association (AMPLA)
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators 
  • Philippine Mining and Exploration Association 
  • Philippine Mine Safety and Exploration Association 
  • Australia-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines 
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc.
  • Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Korean Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines

  • University of the Philippines (LL.B. Order of the Purple Feather Honor Society)
  • University of the Philippines (B.S. Business Administation and Accountacy cum laude)