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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

Angelo Advincula and Samantha Dy-van de Loo lead the team at Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula, and are ably supported by Jorge Melo and Antero Caganda. Between April 2015 and March 2016, Lily Gruba assisted Asia United Bank Corporation with over $554m-worth of loans to various borrowers.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

Samantha Dy-van de Loo at Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula advised Asia United Bank Corporation on its $108m Tier 2 notes issuance. Angelo Advincula is recommended.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

The key partners at Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula are Angelo Advincula, Samantha Dy-van de Loo and Juan Miguel de la Fuente. De la Fuente advised Frontier Capital Group and E!xcite Gaming and Entertainment on their $26m acquisition of Stotsenberg Leisure Park & Hotel Corporation.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

Antero Caganda, Angelo Advincula and Jorge Melo are the key partners at Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula. The team assisted Philippine National Bank with obtaining a tax refund for tax wrongly paid in 2003.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

At Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula, Angelo Advincula successfully assisted Puregold Duty Free with a $60m refund for VAT and excise taxes wrongly paid between 1998 and 2004. Lily Gruba, Antero Caganda and Juan Miguel de la Fuente are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Angelo Advincula - Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

Antero Caganda - Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

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