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Comment: San Miguel's second attempt at a major cement deal likely to succeed

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 07 Oct 2022 02:49
  • 07 Oct 2022 02:49
Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corporation's second attempt to acquire a major cement maker will unlikely face the same antitrust constraints it did two years ago, when it tried to buy the local unit of Holcim. 
This is because in the eyes of the country's competition regulator, San Miguel and publicly

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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