(27 October 2020. Pasay City, Philippines) Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) and its subsidiaries, BDO Unibank, Inc. and SM Prime Holdings, Inc. won 15 awards in the 10th Asian Excellence Awards 2020 of Hong Kong magazine Corporate Governance Asia.

SMIC, BDO and SM Prime were awarded Asia’s Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Best Investor Relations (IR) Company.

SMIC, BDO and SM Prime executives were named as Asia’s Best Chief Executive Officers, namely, BDO Chairperson Teresita T. Sy-Coson; SMIC President Frederic C. DyBuncio; BDO President and CEO Nestor V. Tan and SM Prime President Jeffrey C. Lim. Awarded Asia’s Best Chief Financial Officer is Dalmacio D. Martin, BDO Executive Vice President & Treasurer.

Named Best Investor Relations (IR) Professionals were Tim Daniels, IR Consultant for SMIC and Luis S. Reyes, Jr. Vice President of IR & Corporate Planning at BDO.

SMIC and SM Prime were cited for Best Corporate Communications.

The Asian Excellence Awards were designed to recognize the achievements and excellence in management acumen, financial performance, corporate social responsibility, environmental practices and investor relations.


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.

For more about SM, visit www.sminvestments.com

For further inquiries, please contact:
Paul Arcenas
VP, Planning and Corporate Communications
SM Investments Corporation
E-mail: paul.arcenas@localhost
Tel. No. (632) 8857-0100