Commission Decision No. 32-M-026/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Liquigaz Philippines Corporation of Shares in Brenton International Venture Manufacturing Corp.

Commission Decision No. 32-M-026/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Liquigaz Philippines Corporation of Shares in Brenton International Venture Manufacturing Corp.   ABSTRACT:  The proposed transaction pertains to the acquisition by Liquigaz Philippines Corporation (LPC) of Three Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand (325,000) common shares of Brenton International Venture Manufacturing Corp. (BIVMC) representing all of… continue reading ››

In or Out?

In or Out? By Atty. Macario De Claro, Jr. October 9, 2019   You may have heard in the news that the Philippine Competition Commission is looking into big mergers and the behavior of dominant market players. The PCC investigates alleged abuses of dominant position and reviews proposed mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures that exceed… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 30-M-024/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Joint Venture between Pasay Harbor City Corporation and the City Government of Pasay

Commission Decision No. 30-M-024/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Joint Venture between Pasay Harbor City Corporation and the City Government of Pasay   ABSTRACT: The City Government of Pasay, a highly urbanized city in Metro Manila, entered into a contractual Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with Pasay Harbor City Corporation (Pasay Harbor City), a Special… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 29-M-021/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Natura Holdings, S.A. of Shares in Avon Products, Inc.

Commission Decision No. 29-M-021/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Natura Holdings, S.A. of Shares in Avon Products, Inc.   ABSTRACT: The Proposed Transaction involves the acquisition of Avon Products, Inc., a New York corporation (Avon), by Natura Cosméticos S.A. (Natura). A new holding company for the group, Natura Holding S.A (Natura &… continue reading ››

17th Development Policy Research Month

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is one with the Philippine Institute For Development Studies and the nation in celebrating the 17th Development Policy Research Month this September with the theme, “Navigating the New Globalization: Local Actions for Global Challenges or Paglalayag sa Bagong Globalisasyon: Lokal na Pagkilos sa mga Pandaigdigang Hamon”. Bearing the same theme is the… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 25-M-022/2019 In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Infineon Technologies AG of Shares in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Commission Decision No.25-M-022/2019 In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Infineon Technologies AG of Shares in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation ABSTRACT: The proposed transaction involves a proposed merger between IFX Merger Sub Inc. (“IFX”), an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of Infineon Technologies AG (“Infineon”), and Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (“Cypress”), with Cypress as the surviving entity (the “Proposed Transaction”). Under… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 24-M-019/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. of Shares in Medical Doctors, Inc.

Commission Decision No. 24-M-019/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. of Shares in Medical Doctors, Inc.   ABSTRACT: The transaction involves the proposed acquisition by Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. (MPHHI) of shares in Medical Doctors, Inc. (MDI), which in turn owns and operates Makati Medical Center. Pursuant to… continue reading ››