Diana Dizon is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department.

Ms. Dizon advises on a broad range of corporate finance and securities transactions, including various debt and equity offerings, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Dizon worked as an associate in a leading Philippine law firm for several years.

Ms. Dizon's experience includes advising:

  • The underwriters in AREIT's  PHP12.3 billion initial public offering of common shares and secondary offer of common shares listed on The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), the very first REIT listed on the PSE
  • San Miguel Corporation in the establishment of its US$3 billion medium term note and securities program and the initial drawdown of US$500 million senior perpetual securities under the program
  • SMC Global Power Holdings in its series of senior perpetual securities offerings (US$600 million, US$500 million, and US$800 million) and related liability management exercises
  • Vista Land and Lifescapes in the establishment and subsequent updates of its US$2 billion medium term note program, the issuance of notes under the program, and related liability management exercises
  • The underwriters in Jollibee Food Corporation’s maiden US$-denominated offer of US$600 million guaranteed senior perpetual capital securities and subsequent offer of US$300 million 4.125% guaranteed notes due 2026 and US$300 million 4.75% guaranteed notes due 2030
  • Megaworld Corporation in its offer of US$350 million 4.125% notes due 2027
  • Aboitiz Equity Ventures in its maiden US$ notes offer of US$400 million 4.20% notes due 2030
  • AllHome on its US$250 million initial public offering on the PSE
  • AC Energy in the establishment of its US$1 billion medium term note program and the issuance of US$300 million 4.75% green bonds due 2024 and US$110 million 5.25% green bonds due 2029 under the program
  • The underwriters in Philippine National Bank’s establishment and subsequent update of its US$2 billion medium term note program and drawdowns of US$300 4.25% notes due 2023 and US$750 million 3.28% notes due 2024 under the program
  • San Miguel Food and Beverage on its US$637 million follow-on offering on the PSE — awarded Best Philippines Deal by FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2018
  • The underwriters in the initial public offering of Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures on the PSE
  • The underwriters in the THB23.5 billion (approximately US$700 million) initial public offering of Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited on The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • Metro Retail Stores Group (Metro Gaisano) on its initial public offering on the PSE
  • Vistra Group Holdings (BVI) III Limited in its acquisition of the Global Transaction Banking division of Deutsche Bank, a Germany-based investment bank
  • The initial purchaser in Huaxin Pharmaceutical (Hong Kong)’s offer of 6.8% guaranteed notes due 2021
  • Thai Oil Public Company Limited in its US$1.3 billion global medium term note program update 2018, related liability management exercise, and drawdown of notes under the program
  • Banpu Power Public Company Limited on its initial public offering on the Stock Exchange of Thailand    

Bar Qualification

  • Hong Kong (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
  • New York
  • Philippines


  • LL.M., University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • J.D. (Hons), Ateneo de Manila Law School
  • BA, Brown University