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Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano
33RD FLOOR, THE ORIENT SQUARE
F. ORTIGAS JR. ROAD, ORTIGAS CENTER
1600 PASIG CITY, METRO MANILA
Philippines

Work Department

Banking & Finance; Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Ms. Co is actively involved the Firm’s banking and finance, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions practice. She has been instrumental in several important transactions of the Firm, providing invaluable support to the partners and the clients. Janice has lead several intensive due diligence exercises, sometimes simultaneously, in preparation for offerings and acquisitions, in all cases displaying an eye for detail and the ability to spot issues. In addition, she has participated in the documentation and negotiations processes, with the ability to establish rapport with colleagues, clients and regulators alike.

Ms. Co has been recognized by the Legal500 as a Rising Star in Capital Markets since 2020.

Languages

English; Filipino

Memberships

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Education

Ateneo de Manila University, School of Law, Juris Doctor (2008)
Ateneo de Manila University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (2004)

Lawyer Rankings

Philippines > Capital markets

(Rising stars)

Janice CoMartinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano

Equally proficient in the debt and equity markets, Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano frequently handles headline capital market deals, most notably for many of the largest Philippino banks. Manuel Gonzalez  leads the ‘very collaborative and very responsive’ team, which has primarily earned its reputation from handling initial public offerings, follow-on and rights offers, tender offers, reverse takeovers of publicly listed firms and issuances of global depositary receipts. On the debt front, it also acts as local counsel to domestic and international financial institutions and issuers in issuances of corporate notes, bonds and debt securities. Other key names include Elmer Serrano , Janice Co  and Gwyneth Ong .