The Mergers and Acquisitions Office (MAO) of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is responsible for the review and investigation of mergers and acquisitions that could substantially prevent, restrict, lessen competition in the relevant market or in the market for goods or services. The flowchart below serves as a guide on the timeline of each step in the Merger Notification and Review Process based on the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Philippine Competition Act. For details, contact the Mergers and Acquisitions Office through landline +632 635 6214 or through e-mail at mergers@phcc.gov.ph.

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