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9TH, 10TH, 11TH & 12TH FLOORS, ONE ORION, 11TH AVENUE, CORNER UNIVERSITY PARKWAY, BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY 1634, METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES
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www.cruzmarcelo.com
Manila, Manila
Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia, Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr., Manila, PHILIPPINES

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Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr.

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Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

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Senior Partner

Position

•Infrastructure, Transport and Public Utilities •Banking & Finance •Corporate and Commercial Law •Strategic & Developmental Projects •Property Development

Career

Mr. Manaligod heads our Corporate & Commercial Law Department, overseeing various practice groups under this broad field of law. He is an authority on transactions involving infrastructure projects, including those that make use of build-operate-and-transfer (BOT) schemes and its variants. He has a broad experience dealing with contracts between the private sector and the government, and is an expert in project finance, commercial law, and administrative law. His fields of practice also include information & communications technology, water, and power & energy. Mr. Manaligod previously held a senior position in the Office of the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel during the Ramos Administration.

Education

Mr. Manaligod earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 1991 and Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1997, where he graduated with merit.


Philippines

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia is adept at handling mergers, asset- and share-based acquisitions and dispositions, due diligence, public and private bidding, joint ventures, restructuring and special economic zone issues. The team is acting for East West Rail Transit Corporation in relation to the $1bn financing, design, construction, commissioning, and operation and maintenance of a light rail transit system, a project under the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) law of the Philippines. Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr. heads the practice alongside key practitioners Aida Roxas-Rivera, Rosa Bagtas, Pancho Umali and associate Lesley Claudio. The team is ‘very strong and delivers work on time with straightforward and clear legal advice’.

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