Christina Macasaet-Acaban

Quisumbing Torres - Philippines

12th Floor, One/NEO Building 26th Street corner 3rd Avenue Crescent Park West
Bonifacio Global City
Taguig City, 1634

+63 2 8819 4947

Distinguished Practitioner

English | Filipino


Jurisdiction:

Philippines

Practice area:

Corporate and M&A


Biography
Maria Christina Macasaet-Acaban is a partner, and the head of the Corporate & Commercial/M&A Practice Group, the Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Group, and the Competition Focus Group, in Quisumbing Torres, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International. She is a member of Baker & McKenzie International's Asia Pacific Healthcare & Life Sciences Steering Committee, the Asia Pacific Competition Steering Committee and the Asia Pacific M&A Steering Committee. She has 21 years of experience advising and representing multinational corporations on domestic and cross-border transactions. She is cited as a Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019-2020 and Highly Regarded Lawyer in Corporate and M&A by the IFLR1000-Financial and Corporate guide 2019-2020. She was also a Finalist in the Woman Lawyer of the Year 2018 award by the Asia Legal Business Philippines.

Christina Macasaet-Acaban was recently recognized as a 2020 Who’s Who Legal: Competition Future Leader for Competition.

Practice Focus
Christina's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments and structuring, antitrust and competition, and corporate reorganizations and restructuring for a range of industries including pharmaceuticals and healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, real estate, consumer goods and retail, and manufacturing.

Admissions
Philippines (1999)

Education
University of the Philippines (LLB cum laude, Awardee, Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence) (1998)
Ateneo de Manila University (BS Legal Management) (1994)

Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2021 in Corporate and M&A