Announcement of New Banking, Finance & Securities Head

June 28, 2016

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marievic G. Ramos-Añonuevo as the new head of the firm’s Banking, Finance & Securities Department. Ms. Añonuevo assumed the post after the retirement of Mia G. Gentugaya who continues to serve the firm as Of Counsel.

Marievic G. Ramos-Añonuevo

With over 32 years of law practice, Ms. Añonuevo has acquired substantial experience advising major local and foreign clients in the fields of banking, project finance, privatization, infrastructure, foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate rehabilitation and restructuring, securities, and land acquisition and development.

Her projects include internationally-recognized and award-winning transactions such as the financing of the Manila North Tollway Project involving the rehabilitation and expansion of the North Luzon Expressway, the equity financing for the acquisition by National Grid Corporation of the Philippines of the concession to operate and rehabilitate the national transmission grid and sub-transmission assets of the National Transmission Corporation, the financing of the rehabilitation and development of the Mactan Cebu International Airport, and the landmark climate bond for the Tiwi-MakBan geothermal power facilities.

Ms. Añonuevo has advised several banks that have extended financing to companies engaged in the development of condominium buildings, power plants, manufacturing plants, hotels and casinos and in mining activities. She has also participated in various capacities in mergers and acquisitions involving major banking institutions, public utilities in the telecommunications, gas, water and transportation sectors, as well as manufacturing and business process outsourcing companies and call centers. She currently sits as corporate secretary or assistant corporate secretary in more than 50 companies that are doing business in various sectors of industry in the Philippines, including pharmaceutical, banking and finance, advertising, manufacturing, real estate and property development, venture capital and retail and wholesale trading.

She is a member of the Philippine Bar Association, Women in Law Organization, Women Lawyers Circle, Multilaw, and Inter-Pacific Bar Association. She has contributed to The Philippines Investment Manual, International Banking & Financial Law Bulletin, Capital Asia, International Financial Law Review, and The Public-Private Partnership Law Review.

The firm’s Banking, Finance & Securities group has been consistently recognized by the financial and business community as the Philippine leader in this practice. It is a mainstay in country surveys as a top choice for local counsel. The group represents and advises most of the major banks, and in all types of financing transactions and regulatory matters.