Transactional, Mergers and Acquisitions

Re-Adjusted Merger Notification Thresholds

In Commission Resolution No. 02-2020 dated 11 February 2020, the Philippine Competition Commission modified Memorandum Circular No. 18-001 and increased the notification thresholds for mergers and acquisitions as follows:

MC No. 18-001

Commission Resolution

No. 02-2020

Size of Party

Exceeds Five Billion Six Hundred Million Pesos

(Php5,600,000,000)

Exceeds Six Billion Pesos (Php6,000,000,000)

Size of Transaction

Exceeds Two Billion Two Hundred Million Pesos

(Php2,200,000,000)

Exceeds Two Billion Four Hundred Million Pesos (Php2,400,000,000)

The new thresholds shall take effect on 01 March 2020.

The adjusted threshold for Size of Transaction shall also apply to joint venture transactions.

Click here to read the entire PCC Commission Resolution No. 02-2020


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