(16 December 2013, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM), SM Prime Holdings, Inc. and BDO Unibank bagged this year’s The Asset Platinum Excellence in Management and Corporate Governance Awards. Accepting the award on SM’s behalf are Mr. Gil Gonzales, Vice President for Corporate Governance and Risk Management and Ms. Corazon Guidote, Senior Vice President for Investor Relations. The ceremony was held in Hong Kong on December 10, 2013.
The criteria used to assess the companies include a range of metrics of financial performance as a gauge of management acumen. The awards also recognize the importance of sustainable growth – companies are evaluated according to the quality of their corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental responsibility and investor relations.
The Asset is a Hong Kong-based financial magazine widely read by Asia’s leading corporate and financial decision makers.
SM is one of the country’s largest companies. The Group has market leading interests in shopping mall development and management, retail, property development and banking and a growing interest in hotels and conventions. SM is listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange under the symbol, “SM”. SM’s American Depositary Receipts (ADR) is available over the counter in the United States under the symbol “SMIVY”.
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Corazon P. Guidote
Senior Vice President for Investor Relations
SM Investments Corporation
Tel. No. 857-0117
Date: Monday, December 16, 2013
Source: SMIC Investor Relations