Capital Notes


Capital Notes | Second Quarter 2020

Second Quarter 2020


  • First Metro is named best investment bank in the Philippines
  • First Metro appoints new president
  • First Metro officers top regional survey
  • First Metro bags M&A house award
  • APVI debuts at the local bourse
  • Metrobank raises P10.5 billion from bond issuance
  • Lotte Chilsung completes tender offer for Pepsi-Cola Philippines
  • First Metro goes digital to boost employees' financial (and physiological) wellness
  • FirstMetroSec sees uptake in online transactions
  • FirstMetroSec wins best broker award
  • First Metro Asset Media premieres on Spotify and Google Play
January to March 2020

First Quarter 2020


  • First Metro bags domestic and international recognitions
  • BTr issues Retail Treasury Bonds with bond exchange feature
  • Deals for the Quarter
  • First Metro is selling agent for PSBank's bond issuance
  • First Metro underwrites SMPH bonds
  • FAMI adopts board game to teach financial literacy
  • FirstMetroSec offers free webinars
  • FAMI conducts economic briefing
  • First Metro donates prescription glasses
  • FAMI gives aid to Taal victims
  • FAMI holds appreciation dinner for agents









Capital Notes Q4 2019

Fourth Quarter 2019


  • Consumer spending to drive growth in 2020
  • Metrobank, First Metro Investment and FirstMetroSec collaborate for the first-ever Premyo Bonds
  • Fruitas Holdings debuts on the PSE
  • ORIX METRO's maiden bond offering is 2.2x oversubscribed
  • First Metro is Philippines top sell-side firm in the secondary market
  • ÆON Credit bags another deal award
  • FAMI and Grab ink financial literacy partnership
  • FirstMetroSec conducts financial literacy seminars for uniformed personnel and teachers
Capital Notes Q3 2019

Third Quarter 2019


  • First Metro wins Asiamoney's Best Corporate & Investment Bank and Alpha Southeast Asia's Best Equity House
  • First Metro spearheads Axelum's IPO
  • ÆON Credit wins IHAP's Best Fixed Income Deal
  • Metrobank issues P11.25 billion fixed rate bonds
  • First Metro is selling agent for two banks' maiden bond issuances
  • FAMI, MCN launch a mutual fund designed for cooperatives
  • FirstMetroSec GO hits the market
  • FAMI opens investing to unbanked sector through digital payment channels
  • FAMI mutual funds and FMETF are among the top performing asset classes
Capital Notes Q2 2019

Second Quarter 2019


  • Philippine economy will be stronger in 2H 201
  • BSP to further cut RRR and policy rates before year-end
  • Axelum files for IPO
  • AEV taps First Metro as joint issue manager for its return to the bond market
  • First Metro underwrites bond deals for two property developers
  • First Metro dominates FMAP Awards
  • PHL REITs: From convincing to compelling
  • 2019 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting
  • 'Invest in the growth potential of the PH economy' — FAMI
Capital Notes Q1 2019

First Quarter 2019


  • First Metro Group wins at the PDS Awards
  • First Metro bags Benchmark Bond Deal award for ÆON Credit's debt issuance
  • Bureau of the Treasury sells P236 billion Retail Treasury Bonds
  • First Metro appoints new investment banking head
  • First Metro salutes Wilcon on its 2nd anniversary as a listed company and celebrates its investment milestones
  • FAMI celebrates Women's Month with the 'Smart Women Invest' Workshop
  • FAMI offers a short-term investment option
  • FirstMetroSec wins awards from International Finance