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Christina is an associate based in King & Spalding’s Singapore office. Christina's practice focuses on project development, corporate and M&A transactions in the energy, power and infrastructure sectors. 

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Christina practiced corporate and commercial law with an international law firm in Manila, and advised a range of clients in infrastructure, energy, mining, retail, and information technology. She also worked in-house, as part of the business development team of the infrastructure arm of one of the Philippines’ largest conglomerates. Christina was also a consultant with the World Bank in Washington, D.C., advising governments on matters related to the regulatory frameworks of oil and mining. She also served as a part-time professor in the Ateneo Law School and the Far Eastern University School of Law.

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Credentials

Master of Laws, Columbia University, with honors

J.D., Ateneo de Manila University, with honors

B.S., Management, Ateneo de Manila University, magna cum laude

New York

Phillippines

Singapore Registered Foreign Lawyer

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

English

Filipino

Matters

Representative M&A Experience

Advising JERA on its acquisition of 22% in Summit Power International for US$ 330 million, which holds its equity interest in Summit LNG Terminal, a Summit and Mitsubishi joint venture

Advising Ophir Energy Plc on the US$ 205 million agreement to acquire a package of Southeast Asian assets including material producing assets in Vietnam and Indonesia plus exploration and appraisal assets in Malaysia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh, from Australian-listed Santos Limited

Advising PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited on the acquisition by its subsidiary of a 33.8% stake in APICO LLC from Tatex Thailand LLC and Tatex Thailand II LLC, with a total transaction value of approximately US$ 64 million

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Representative M&A Experience

Advising JERA on its acquisition of 22% in Summit Power International for US$ 330 million, which holds its equity interest in Summit LNG Terminal, a Summit and Mitsubishi joint venture

Advising Ophir Energy Plc on the US$ 205 million agreement to acquire a package of Southeast Asian assets including material producing assets in Vietnam and Indonesia plus exploration and appraisal assets in Malaysia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh, from Australian-listed Santos Limited

Advising PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited on the acquisition by its subsidiary of a 33.8% stake in APICO LLC from Tatex Thailand LLC and Tatex Thailand II LLC, with a total transaction value of approximately US$ 64 million

Advising Keppel Corporation on its 30% investment into Gimi MS Corporation (Golar LNG Limited is the other shareholder), which will undertake the development, construction and operation of a floating LNG facility located on the Mauritania and Senegal maritime border that will be leased to BP for 20-year term, including advising on the lease and operate agreement with BP

Advising Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) LLC, an industry leader in the legacy reinsurance space and a portfolio company of funds managed by Apollo Global Management LLC, on its acquisition of Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-headquartered reinsurance business with US$ 835 million of shareholder equity

Japanese corporation on its acquisition of a 20% stake in one of the largest independent power producers in the Philippines, with a total transaction value of US$ 375 million. The target holds nine operating power plants with a total installed capacity of 627 MW, and supplies electricity in the Philippines' Visayas region

Representative Project Development Experience

Advising the consortium of Korea Electric Power Company and Korea East-West Power in their bid to build and operate a 198 MW combined cycle power plant, and their negotiation of an energy conversion agreement with a natural gas supply component for the powerplant

Advising a Japanese client in its bid to acquire a 49% stake in a district cooling service provider in the Middle East, which holds over 15 district cooling plants that supplies chilled water for air conditioning across key landmark developments in Dubai

Advising a confidential consortium in its bid to develop, finance, construct operate and maintain a combined cycle gas turbine plant in the UAE, with a generation capacity of up to 2,400 MW

Advising a confidential consortium on the project structuring options, bidding process, project development and financing for an LNG/FSRU import terminal project in the Philippines

Advising a confidential client in connection with its LNG procurement strategy in Southeast Asia

Advising a consortium of seven conglomerates with a combined market capitalization of US$ 40 billion dollars in its bid to rehabilitate, expand, operate, and maintain the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, with a project cost of US$ 2 billion

Advising a Malaysian airport operator in their bid to build, operate, and maintain the Mactan Cebu International Airport, which involves the construction of a new passenger terminal, renovation and expansion of the existing terminal, operation, maintenance, and management of the terminals, and other airport-related works, valued at US$ 324 million

Advising a French transport systems operator in their bid to operate, rehabilitate, and maintain the 20-kilometer light railway transit of Metro Manila, Philippines, valued at US$ 1 billion

Representative Contractual Arrangements

Advising TNB Fuels in connection with LNG purchase, regasification and gas supply arrangements in Malaysia and on the liberalisation of the natural gas market, including introduction of third party access requirements

Advising the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority in the negotiation of a fuel supply and facility conversion agreement for the supply of natural gas and conversion of two of Puerto Rico’s electric generating facilities

Advising Pavilion Gas in relation to new LNG import and bunkering arrangements in Singapore, including truck loading arrangements

Advising Anadarko and Area 1 Partners on the negotiation of its long-term LNG SPA relating to the Mozambique LNG Project with China National Offshore Oil Corporation

Advising H-Energy on a number of its LNG sale and purchase agreements with various buyers

Representative Financing Experience

Advising Pierfront Capital Mezzanine Fund Pte. Ltd. in relation to a US$ 33 million facility to Horizones Capital Partners Limited, a Mauritian investment holding company of the founders of Greenko Energy Holdings, one of the largest independent renewable power producers in India

Advising a confidential client in relation to a facility to a Singapore-headquartered integrated waste management company, in connection with its strategic acquisition of a key minority stake in an Indian waste management company

Advising a confidential client in relation to a US$100 million bridge loan financing for a multinational food and beverage company

Insights

Energy Law Exchange

July 10, 2019
LNG Prospects in South East Asia

Newsletter

July 3, 2019
Energy Newsletter July 2019

Article · Source: Project Finance International Global Energy Report

April 30, 2019
LNG Prospects in Southeast Asia

View all

Matters

Representative M&A Experience

Advising JERA on its acquisition of 22% in Summit Power International for US$ 330 million, which holds its equity interest in Summit LNG Terminal, a Summit and Mitsubishi joint venture

Advising Ophir Energy Plc on the US$ 205 million agreement to acquire a package of Southeast Asian assets including material producing assets in Vietnam and Indonesia plus exploration and appraisal assets in Malaysia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh, from Australian-listed Santos Limited

Advising PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited on the acquisition by its subsidiary of a 33.8% stake in APICO LLC from Tatex Thailand LLC and Tatex Thailand II LLC, with a total transaction value of approximately US$ 64 million

See more
Icon close

Close

Matters

Representative M&A Experience

Advising JERA on its acquisition of 22% in Summit Power International for US$ 330 million, which holds its equity interest in Summit LNG Terminal, a Summit and Mitsubishi joint venture

Advising Ophir Energy Plc on the US$ 205 million agreement to acquire a package of Southeast Asian assets including material producing assets in Vietnam and Indonesia plus exploration and appraisal assets in Malaysia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh, from Australian-listed Santos Limited

Advising PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited on the acquisition by its subsidiary of a 33.8% stake in APICO LLC from Tatex Thailand LLC and Tatex Thailand II LLC, with a total transaction value of approximately US$ 64 million

Advising Keppel Corporation on its 30% investment into Gimi MS Corporation (Golar LNG Limited is the other shareholder), which will undertake the development, construction and operation of a floating LNG facility located on the Mauritania and Senegal maritime border that will be leased to BP for 20-year term, including advising on the lease and operate agreement with BP

Advising Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) LLC, an industry leader in the legacy reinsurance space and a portfolio company of funds managed by Apollo Global Management LLC, on its acquisition of Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-headquartered reinsurance business with US$ 835 million of shareholder equity

Japanese corporation on its acquisition of a 20% stake in one of the largest independent power producers in the Philippines, with a total transaction value of US$ 375 million. The target holds nine operating power plants with a total installed capacity of 627 MW, and supplies electricity in the Philippines' Visayas region

Representative Project Development Experience

Advising the consortium of Korea Electric Power Company and Korea East-West Power in their bid to build and operate a 198 MW combined cycle power plant, and their negotiation of an energy conversion agreement with a natural gas supply component for the powerplant

Advising a Japanese client in its bid to acquire a 49% stake in a district cooling service provider in the Middle East, which holds over 15 district cooling plants that supplies chilled water for air conditioning across key landmark developments in Dubai

Advising a confidential consortium in its bid to develop, finance, construct operate and maintain a combined cycle gas turbine plant in the UAE, with a generation capacity of up to 2,400 MW

Advising a confidential consortium on the project structuring options, bidding process, project development and financing for an LNG/FSRU import terminal project in the Philippines

Advising a confidential client in connection with its LNG procurement strategy in Southeast Asia

Advising a consortium of seven conglomerates with a combined market capitalization of US$ 40 billion dollars in its bid to rehabilitate, expand, operate, and maintain the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, with a project cost of US$ 2 billion

Advising a Malaysian airport operator in their bid to build, operate, and maintain the Mactan Cebu International Airport, which involves the construction of a new passenger terminal, renovation and expansion of the existing terminal, operation, maintenance, and management of the terminals, and other airport-related works, valued at US$ 324 million

Advising a French transport systems operator in their bid to operate, rehabilitate, and maintain the 20-kilometer light railway transit of Metro Manila, Philippines, valued at US$ 1 billion

Representative Contractual Arrangements

Advising TNB Fuels in connection with LNG purchase, regasification and gas supply arrangements in Malaysia and on the liberalisation of the natural gas market, including introduction of third party access requirements

Advising the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority in the negotiation of a fuel supply and facility conversion agreement for the supply of natural gas and conversion of two of Puerto Rico’s electric generating facilities

Advising Pavilion Gas in relation to new LNG import and bunkering arrangements in Singapore, including truck loading arrangements

Advising Anadarko and Area 1 Partners on the negotiation of its long-term LNG SPA relating to the Mozambique LNG Project with China National Offshore Oil Corporation

Advising H-Energy on a number of its LNG sale and purchase agreements with various buyers

Representative Financing Experience

Advising Pierfront Capital Mezzanine Fund Pte. Ltd. in relation to a US$ 33 million facility to Horizones Capital Partners Limited, a Mauritian investment holding company of the founders of Greenko Energy Holdings, one of the largest independent renewable power producers in India

Advising a confidential client in relation to a facility to a Singapore-headquartered integrated waste management company, in connection with its strategic acquisition of a key minority stake in an Indian waste management company

Advising a confidential client in relation to a US$100 million bridge loan financing for a multinational food and beverage company

Insights

Energy Law Exchange

July 10, 2019
LNG Prospects in South East Asia

Newsletter

July 3, 2019
Energy Newsletter July 2019

Article · Source: Project Finance International Global Energy Report

April 30, 2019
LNG Prospects in Southeast Asia

View all

Credentials

Master of Laws, Columbia University, with honors

J.D., Ateneo de Manila University, with honors

B.S., Management, Ateneo de Manila University, magna cum laude

New York

Phillippines

Singapore Registered Foreign Lawyer

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

English

Filipino