Combined 110+ years of experience in investment banking, corporate banking, and M&A advisory in the Philippines and in the region
Manolet has more than 30 years of investment banking and M&A advisory experience. He was a former Senior Strategic Advisor to ING Bank Philippines. He was also the former Head of Clients and Corporate Finance of ING Bank Asia covering 14 countries, and former Country Manager of ING Bank Philippines. He has led all of AP’s advisory engagements to date including Udenna’s acquisition of Conti’s, Macay’s acquisition of Kitchen City, AC Energy’s sale of 17.5% stake to GIC, and Meralco’s acquisition of 86% of GBPC. He also oversaw all of ING’s M&A advisory engagements for the last 23 years including landmark transactions such as AC Energy’s sale of a strategic stake in AA Thermal to Aboitiz Power, the bancassurance partner search for BPI/Security Bank/UnionBank, the PLDT-Digitel merger, the PNB-Allied merger, the PNOC EDC privatization, TEPCO/ Marubeni’s acquisition of Mirant, the BDO-EPCI merger, and the sale of PNB/Solid Bank/PCI Bank.
Nabbie has more than 30 years of banking experience and is the head of BPI’s retail banking business including as President and CEO of BPI Family Savings Bank. She was also the former Chairman of BPI Direct Banko (microfinance arm of BPI). She was President of BPI Capital and BPI Securities from 2001-2007 and IHAP from 2004-2006, as well as the M&A Head for BPI’s principal investments in bank acquisitions (including Family Bank, Far East Bank, Citytrust, DBS Bank Philippines, Prudential Bank, and Ayala Insurance companies) and industrial investments (including Mabuhay Vinyl, Aichi Forge, and Philippine Resins). She also advised Gaisano Group on the acquisition of Danao City Development Bank (now Wealth Bank) and BPI on the sale of Far East Savings Bank (now Sterling Bank) to the Tiu Group.
Calvin has more than 18 years of investment banking and M&A advisory experience and is concurrently the Chief Financial Adviser to Fruitas Holdings. He was a former Consultant to the Corporate Finance team of ING Bank Philippines, where he was previously a Director responsible for the origination and execution of Philippine-based advisory engagements. He has worked across several sectors and played a key role in several notable deals including the Vista Land-Starmalls consolidation, the PNB-Allied Bank merger, and the bancassurance partner search for BPI, Security Bank, and UnionBank. He had also advised on the sale of an interest in Sky Cable to STT, Sky Cable’s acquisition of Destiny Cable, and sale of an interest in ABS-CBN to the Capital Group.
Albert has more than 15 years of investment banking and M&A advisory experience. He was formerly a Consultant and prior to that a Director in the Corporate Finance team of ING Bank. His experience includes the successful execution of close to 30 transactions with an aggregate deal value of more than USD18 bn, including Meralco’s acquisition of 86% in GBPC, AC Energy’s sale of a 17.5% stake to GIC, the Udenna Group’s acquisition of Conti’s, AC Energy’s sale of a strategic stake in AA Thermal to Aboitiz Power, San Miguel’s restructuring of its food and beverage business, the PNOC-EDC privatization, and TEPCO/Marubeni’s acquisition of Mirant Philippines.
Edmund has more than 10 years of experience in M&A advisory and investments and was a former Associate in the Corporate Finance team of ING Bank Philippines as well as a former Consultant to TAEL Partners, a Southeast Asia PE fund. He has worked on a number of investment/advisory transactions involving Philippine corporates/SMEs in the food and agriculture, consumer, FI, and media sectors. He had advised on the sale of an economic interest in Sky Cable to STT, Sky Cable’s acquisition of Destiny Cable, sale of an economic interest in ABS-CBN to the Capital Group, and the sale of ING’s asset management business of ING to BPI.
Kim has more than 8 years of experience in financial due diligence, valuation, financial modelling, sell-side, and strategic advisory. Prior to joining AP, he was a Manager in KPMG Philippines where he led the execution of corporate finance and due diligence engagements. His industry experience covers financial services, healthcare, insurance, real estate, power & utilities, shipping & logistics, mining, business process outsourcing, manufacturing, gaming, retail, advertising, and micro-finance. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Renzie has more than 12 years of experience in financial modeling in valuation. He worked in two (2) of the Big 4 accounting firms in the Philippines for seven (7) years, where he handled engagements with the top local and international clients in various industries but primarily specialized in real estate, power, and financial institutions. He has extensive experience in conducting financial and commercial due diligence, risk advisory, and accounting advisory services. He is a former Deal Advisory Manager in Deloitte Philippines. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Advanced Financial Modeler (FMI Institute), and holds an MBA.
John has more than 3 years experience in investment banking across Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Capital Markets, and Equity Capital Markets and is a formerr Mergers & Acquisitions Associate at BPI Capital Corporation, where he supported origination and execution of M&A deals. His experience includes supporting the origination and execution of deals ranging from domestic bond issuances to cross-border M&A advisory across sectors such as oil & gas, logistics, power, real estate, and financials.
Jarred graduated from New York University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Finance. He had previously interned at the equity research division of Deutsche Regis Partners and the investment banking division of Midtown Partners. He has exposure to various industries such as power, retail, and infrastructure with recent deals including the investment of GIC in AC Energy.
Colleen has 2 years of experience in sell-side equity research, and was particularly exposed to the consumer retail and restaurant sectors. She previously worked at BPI Securities Corporation, where she conducted research on Philippine equity strategy and marketed investment ideas to both institutional and retail clients. She also has experience conducting pre-deal investment research for equity capital market deals, including the initial public offering of Monde Nissin Corporation.
Agatha has had two (2) years experience in the buy side operations at Partners Group as a Treasurer, where she is exposed to Special Purpose Vehicles, Leverage Buyout Funds, and Mezzanine Financing. She is well-versed in handing calls and distribution to and from the general partners such as The Blackstone Group Inc., KKR & Co. Inc, CVC Capital Partners, among others, as well as processing payments involving BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, and others. Agatha also has had internships with Maybank and Bank of China as a Corporate Banking intern and Credit Risk Management Intern, respectively, focusing on industry studies and credit reviews.