Jan Celine C. Abano-Ranada is a member of the firm's Special Projects and Banking, Finance and Securities groups. Her areas of practice include project financing, mergers, acquisitions, privatization, energy and infrastructure.
Ms. Ranada has advised several banks that have extended financing to companies, including those engaged in the development of power plants and hotels and casinos. She has also participated in various capacities in mergers and acquisitions involving banking institutions, public utilities, manufacturing, communications and retail companies.
Her significant projects include:
Syndicated PhP11.5 billion loan to finance the construction of a 300MW coal-fired thermal power plant located in Calaca, Batangas, Philippines
Syndicated PhP9.0 billion loan to finance the construction of a 135MW coal-fired thermal power plant located in Calaca, Batangas, Philippines
PhP2.25 billion loan to finance the construction of a hotel and entertainment complex located at the Bagong Nayong Pilipino Complex, Manila, Philippines
PhP9.6 billion loan to finance the acquisition of 600 MW coal-fired thermal power plant located in Calaca, Batangas, Philippines
PhP23 billion loan to the shareholders of The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, which was awarded the concession to operate and maintain the national transmission grid
Bidding for 600 MW Batangas Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant located in Batangas, Philippines
Bidding for 600 MW Masinloc Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant located in Zambales, Philippines
Bidding for 75MW Ambuklao Hydroelectric Power Plant and the 100 MW Binga Hydroelectric Power Plant located at in Benguet, Philippines
Other Power Projects
Construction of 100 MW coal-fired power station in Zamboanga City, Philippines
Construction of 200 MW coal-fired plant in Maasim, Sarangani, Philippines
Mergers and Acquisitions
US$688 million acquisition of a controlling interest in Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines, Inc.
US$1 billion divestment of 100% interest in Wyeth Philippines, Inc.
Bar Admissions2006, Philippines
EducationUniversity of the Philippines (B.S., cum laude; LL.B.)