Corporate law; M&A; foreign investments; government contracts; securities regulation
Franchette M Acosta has expertise in commercial law, particularly in, foreign investments, M&A of private and public companies, debt and equity funding (including initial public offerings) and government contracts. Recently, Franchette was listed as one of the leading practitioners in corporate/M&A in the Philippines.
Franchette has acted as lead counsel for sellers and buyers in cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions of private and public companies. She has also advised her clients in the field of competition law in the Philippines. Her commercial law practice extends to market entry or expansion in the Philippines, syndicated loan agreements and project financing of companies, regulatory compliance to data protection laws and immigration, and procurement and build-operate and transfer projects.
Franchette also served as counsel for public and private companies across many sectors, such as banking and finance, financial technology, telecommunications, property development, construction, mining and power and energy.