(05 September 2016. Pasay City, Philippines) Hong Kong-based magazine Alpha Southeast Asia named SM Investments Corporation (SM) as one of the best managed companies in the country in a recent poll among investors and analysts in Southeast Asia.
SM bagged a total of four awards including Best Chief Finance Officer for SM Executive Vice President and CFO Jose T. Sio for the fifth consecutive year.
SM also clinched Most Organised Investor Relations for the sixth straight year and Best Senior Management IR Support for the fourth consecutive year. SM was cited for Strongest Adherence to Corporate Governance
The awards were gathered from an annual poll conducted between February and June 2016 among 507 investors, pension funds, hedge funds, equity and fixed income brokers and analysts with investment interests in the Southeast Asia region. Listed-companies in the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia were ranked according to investors’ perceptions of their performance in financial management, corporate governance, integrated reporting/ corporate social responsibility and investor relations’ strategy.
The awards presentation for the Philippine winners was held on September 1, 2016 at the Conrad Centennial Singapore.
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.
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Corazon P. Guidote
Senior Vice President for Investor Relations
SM Investments Corporation
Tel. No. (632) 857-0117