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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

SYCIPLAW CENTER, 105 PASEO DE ROXAS, 1226 MAKATI CITY, METRO MANILA 1226, PHILIPPINES
Tel:
Work +63 2 982 3700
Fax:
Fax +63 2 817 3896
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Web:
www.syciplaw.com
Cebu, Davao, Manila, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Aaron Roi Riturban, Manila, PHILIPPINES

Aaron Roi Riturban

Tel:
Work +63 2 9823500
Email:
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

Work Department

Banking, Finance & Securities; Special Projects; Mining & Natural Resources; Environmental Law.

Position

Aaron Roi B. Riturban is a partner in SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. He is a member of the firm’s Banking, Finance & Securities and Special Projects practice groups.

Mr. Riturban has advised foreign clients and their local partners on their investments in highly regulated industries such as mining, power generation, banking, and infrastructure development. He has negotiated, drafted and reviewed agreements covering conveyances, leases, loans, supply and customer contracts for multinational corporations as well as local clients. He has likewise negotiated and drafted transaction documents, correspondence, and legal memoranda, and advised consortium-bidders in connection with public biddings for the privatization of the sole electricity transmission company of the Philippines and for the operation of a hydroelectric power plant.

His significant projects include:

  • acquisition of shares in Manila Electric Company, the sole electricity distribution company in Metro Manila;
  • acquisition of controlling shares in the holding and operating companies of a major toll road in the Philippines;
  • rehabilitation and development of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport;
  • US$300 million bond issuance by SMC Global Power Holdings Corp.;
  • acquisition of shares in the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, the sole electricity transmission company in the Philippines;
  • acquisition of shares in mining companies, including the sale of Anglo American Exploration (Philippines) BV, shares in Cordillera Exploration Co., Inc., and the purchase of shares in Crescent Mining and Development Corporation by Gold Fields Australia Pty Ltd;
  • development of the Kingking Gold Project for St. Augustine Mining Ltd.; and
  • project financing for wind-power companies operating in the Philippines.
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Career

He joined the firm in November 2005.

Education

Mr. Riturban was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2006. He obtained his Juris Doctor (with honors) from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2005 and obtained a Dual Degree in Law & The Global Economy from the New York University School of Law and the National University of Singapore in March 2009.

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