SM Investments Corporation Vice President for Planning and Communications Paul Arcenas receives the Institutional Investor Corporate Awards from Alpha Southeast Asia CEO/Publisher Siddiq Bazarwala during the awards ceremony held in Singapore recently.

(19 September 2019, Pasay City, Philippines)  SM Investments Corporation (SM) won four awards in the recent 9th Annual Institutional Investor Awards for Corporates by Alpha Southeast Asia magazine.

SM was cited among the Top 3 corporates in the following main categories: Most Organized in Investor Relations, Strongest Adherence to Corporate Governance and Most Consistent Dividend Policy. It also garnered the Best Annual Report in the Philippines for its 2018 Annual Report.

Alpha Southeast Asia’s corporate-institutional investor poll is a perceptions-based poll in performance in financial management, adherence to corporate governance, integrated reporting/ corporate social responsibility and investor relations.

Alpha Southeast Asia collected votes from more than 494 investors and analysts across the region as well as US & Europe. The participants 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.

Established in 2007, Alpha Southeast Asia is an institutional investment magazine focused on Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). 

About SM Investments Corporation

SM Investments Corporation is a leading Philippine company that is invested in market leading businesses in retail, banking and property. It also invests in ventures that capture high growth opportunities in the emerging Philippine economy.

SM’s retail operations are the country’s largest and most diversified with its food, non-food and specialty retail stores. SM’s property arm, SM Prime Holdings, Inc., is the largest integrated property developer in the Philippines with interests in malls, residences, offices, hotels and convention centers as well as tourism-related property developments. SM’s interests in banking are in BDO Unibank, Inc., the country’s largest bank and China Banking Corporation, the 6th largest bank.

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For further inquiries, please contact:

Paul Arcenas
VP,  Planning and Corporate Communications
SM Investments Corporation
Tel. No. (632) 857-0100 local 1039