Top Performers in the Philippine Financial Markets Named in the 12th PDS Annual AwardsPosted on: March 10, 2017
09 March 2017, Makati City, Philippines– Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company and BPI Capital Corporation once again took the coveted Cesar E.A. Virata Award Best Securities House for Bank and Investment House Category, respectively.
New special citations were given to Ayala Land, Inc. for the public issuance and listing of its Homestarter Bonds, the first security of its kind to be listed on PDEx, and for being the most active issuer for the year, having achieved four public listings in 2016, owing to its optimization of the Shelf-Registration framework.
A total of 20 awards, covering Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Depository, Settlement, and Custody Categories, were given to the market players who exhibited stellar performance and continued pursuit in contributing to a robust domestic capital market.
The event was attended by heads of public agencies overseeing and participating in the Philippine financial markets, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Securities and Exchange Commission Chairperson Teresita J. Herbosa, and National Treasurer Rosalia V. De Leon.#