Camille Angela M. Espeleta is an associate of the firm and is a member of the firm’s Special Projects, Banking, Finance and Securities, and Taxation groups. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Her practice areas include taxation, asset and equity acquisitions, joint ventures, debt and capital markets, divestments, restructuring, and corporate housekeeping. Ms. Espeleta regularly renders advice to clients from various regulated industries (e.g., financial technology, energy and power, infrastructure, lending and money services, and transportation), particularly on tax matters, regulatory compliance, and corporate structuring.
Ms. Espeleta has extensive experience in cross-border acquisitions and divestments, in addition to having participated in several high-value public-private partnership projects with national agencies, as well as in a number of private infrastructure and development projects.
Ms. Espeleta’s notable projects include Alipay’s acquisition of 45% interest in a leading payments, remittance and online lending services provider in the Philippines, Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asian business, and Grab’s subsequent expansion of its portfolio in the Philippines, and the International Finance Corporation’s issuance of its first peso-denominated green bonds.