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Maria Christina Macasaet-Acaban is a partner, and the head of the Corporate & Commercial Practice Group, the Healthcare 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 Steering Committee, and the Asia Pacific Competition Steering Committee. She has 19 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 and Highly Regarded Lawyer in Corporate and M&A by the IFLR1000-Financial and Corporate guide 2019. She was also a Finalist in the Woman Lawyer of the Year 2018 award by the Asia Legal Business Philippines.
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.
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 2020 in Corporate and M&A