Fortman Cline has assisted the Philippines’ prominent Sy Family in diversifying their business holdings into energy and utilities. In 2010 it advised Henry Sy Jr. in acquiring a 30% stake in National Grid Corp. , the nation’s transmission company, for US$350 million. In 2012, it advised the Sy Family’s holding entity, SM Investments Corp, in acquiring a 60% stake in Chevron’s geothermal assets in the country.

Diversification into Geothermal Assets and Power Transmission