(03 September 2015. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) bagged five awards from the international magazine Alpha Southeast Asia.
SM topped in three categories under the 5th Annual Southeast Asia’s Institutional Investor Awards for Corporates. These are Most Organised Investor Relations for the fifth year in a row; Best Senior Management Investor Relations Support; and Best Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility. SM was also named among the companies with the Most Consistent Dividend Policy.
SM’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mr. Jose T. Sio was likewise named Best Chief Finance Officer (CFO) in the Philippines for the fourth time in a row. Mr. Sio is known for his financial prudence while strongly supporting the phenomenal growth of the SM Group of companies.
The awards presentation for the Philippine winners was held last September 1, 2015, at the Makati Shangri-La.
The awards is based on tallied votes among 520 investors and analysts across the region as well as the US and Europe. These included fund managers with investment interests in Southeast Asia, large institutional investors, insurance companies, pension funds, funds of hedge funds, private banks, equity and fixed income brokers as well as buy and sell-side analysts.
Alpha Southeast Asia is a monthly magazine primarily written for institutional investors, asset and fund management companies in Hong Kong, Singapore, other parts of Asia, US, Europe and the Middle East. The magazine also has a strong following among the region’s largest local corporates.
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