Bank of the Philippine Islands

Asiamoney recently awarded BPI the “2013 Overall Best Local Currency Interest Rate Research and Market Coverage – Philippines.” Asiamoney conducts the poll annually among clients. Asiamoney is a leading financial publication in the region and is a division of Euromoney Institutional Investor Group.

Bank of the Philippine Islands ("BPI" or the "Bank") ended the offer period for its stock rights offer on January 30, 2014, successfully raising P25 billion from a stock rights offer (the "Rights Offer") from the offering and issuance of 370,370,370 common shares (ratio of 1:9.602 common shares held or 10.4% of outstanding shares) at P67.50 per share. The Rights Offer concludes the largest capital markets transaction in the Bank’s 162 year history.

Employees of the Bank of the Philippine Islands raised over P10 million in a little over two weeks to help in the rehabilitation efforts in areas severely hit by super typhoon Yolanda in November. This amount, totaling P11,491,284.60, was matched by the bank peso-for-peso, resulting in a combined donation of P22,982,569.20.

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), partner of the Bank of the Philippine Islands for its Sustainable Energy Finance Program, has been recognized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) last November 21 at Warsaw, Poland for its SEF program in the Philippines.

BPI Family Savings Bank has been lauded for the 3rd time, as the best SME Bank in the Philippines, by the Alpha Southeast Asia Magazine last September 16, 2013.  

 

Photo shows Cedoy Roces, BPI Family Savings Bank’s SVP and Ka-Negosyo Loans Division Head accepting the 2013 Best SME Bank Award from Alpha Southeast Asia Publisher and CEO, Siddiq Bazarwala.

 

The Bank of the Philippine Islands grabbed three major trophies in the Asian Banking and Finance Awards 2013 last July 18, 2013 at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. These are Domestic Retail Bank of the Year in the Philippines, Website of the Year – Philippines and Employer Award of the Year- Gold.

For BPI Asset Management and Trust Group (AMTG), upholding a tradition of excellence flows through the foundation of the business. For the third consecutive year, AMTG was deemed the “Best Asset Management Company” by The Asset Triple A Investment Award. Last June 19, 2013, AMTG Group Head Maria Theresa Marcial – Javier received the award at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hongkong. Thus, this puts AMTG at par with other Asset management companies in Asia.

 

 Bank of the Philippine islands ("BPI") registered a net income of P12.0 billion in the first half of 2013, a 27% increase over the P9.4 billion made during the same period in 2012.

 

In the photo are (L-R): Head of Brand Building Maya Del Rosario, Marketing Assistant Kath Tornea, Head of PR and Corporate Communications Rita Canchela, VP and Head of Brand BPI Mita Gozar, Head of Digital

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