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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
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Bhong Paulo A. Macasaet is a partner in SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. He is a member of the firm’s special projects and banking groups. His areas of practice include mergers, acquisitions, aviation, and banking and finance.

Mr. Macasaet has experience in several high-value transactions, including acquisitions other forms of investments, as well as financing.


Mr. Macasaet earned his Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) and Bachelor of Laws (Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence) from the University of the Philippines. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2010.

Lawyer Rankings

Philippines > Banking and finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Bhong Paulo MacasaetSyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

Led by Vicente Gerochi , SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan acts for foreign and local banks as well as key financial institutions. Increasingly active in the issuance of hybrid securities, it also has extensive experience handling shares, notes, bonds, hybrid securities and derivatives. Working closely with law firms in North America, Europe and Asia, its recent capital markets transactions cover the food and beverage, real estate and port operations industries. Bhong Paulo Macasaet  and Jan Celine Abaño-Ranada  are additional names to note.

Philippines > Aviation

(Next Generation Partners)

Bhong Paulo MacasaetSyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

The aviation group at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan assists in registrations with the Civil Aviation Authority and provides advisory services covering the legal framework of doing business in the Philippines. Specifically, the team handles the tax treatment of international air carriers, business licenses, foreign permits and the drafting of finance and operating documents. In addition, clients can source pre-litigation advice (including remedial actions in the event of default) and expert representation in hearings before the Civil Aeronautics Board. Co-leads Carina Laforteza  and Marievic Ramos-Añonuevo lead the offering while Bhong Paulo Macasaet  is another key practitioner.

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Philippines: Aviation Finance & Leasing August 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Aviation Finance & Leasing laws and regulations that may occur in Philippines.