Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula (ZGLaw) is a mid-sized, full service law firm representing and advising various local and foreign clients in the Philippines. In the past years, ZGLaw has been consistently recognized by its peers and legal publications for its Tax practice, as well as its practice in Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Dispute Resolution.
The Firm has rendered service to companies in banking, power generation and supply, retail and manufacturing industries, and including restaurants, colleges and educational institutions, cooperatives, export enterprises, trade associations, and religious institutions. For mergers and acquisitions, it advised P.G. Holdings in acquiring a controlling stake in Philippine Bank of Communications for $133 Million; Rural Bank of Angeles in relation to the assignment of Cooperative Bank of Pampanga’s assets and the assumption of all its liabilities; and Puregold Price Club on its $189 Million IPO. Noting the rapid growth of Philippine economy resulting in foreign investment interest, the Firm also has a specialist foreign investment practice that regularly advises on investment registration with the Philippine Central Bank as well as investment incentives by the Board of Investments and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).
Through its strategic alliance with WongPartnership LLP, a top law firm in Singapore, ZGLaw is a member firm of WPG, a regional law network comprising of firms from the Middle East, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore.