Capital Notes


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









Capital Notes Q4

Fourth Quarter 2018


  • Philippine economy will grow at a faster pace in 2019
  • First Metro rakes in awards for bond market dominance
  • First Metro arranges a landmark transaction in the debt capital markets
  • First Metro is sole arranger for ORIX METRO's fixed rate notes
  • ALI lists P8 billion fixed rate bonds
  • First Metro, among top GSED market makers
  • FAMI elects new director
  • FAMI's Balanced and Bond Funds ranked first at PIFA awards
  • FirstMetroSec urges more OFWs to invest in the stock market
Capital Notes Q3

Third Quarter 2018


  • First Metro wins Best Equity and Best M&A House awards
  • First Metro is sole arranger for Toyota Financial Services' fixed rate notes
  • NLEX Corporation lists P6 billion fixed rate bonds
  • FAMI inaugurates new First Metro Investors Center in Cebu
  • Use of technology in investing still eludes millennials
Capital Notes Q2

Second Quarter 2018


  • First Metro: Philippine economy will continue its growth momentum
  • First Metro bags Best Equity and Best M&A House awards
  • First Metro signs content partnership agreement with FinanceAsia
  • Metrobank and First Metro to forge business synergy with Turkey business group
  • 2018 Annual Stockholders' Meeting: Building, Blazing, and Breaking New Ground
  • Metrobank lists P60 billion stock rights offering
  • FAMI launches First Metro Consumer Fund
  • FAMI appoints new president
  • FAMI celebrates FAMI-ly Reunion 2018
  • FirstMetroSec wins back-to-back Best Broker awards
Capital Notes | First Quarter 2018

First Quarter 2018


  • China company taps First Metro as partner for Philippine infrastructure projects
  • First Metro Group wins PDS Awards
  • First Metro receives Best Bond Deal for Retail Investors award for RTB 19
  • Deals for the Quarter
  • First Metro is mandated lead arranger for Megawide-GMR's P7.5 billion term loan facility
  • SMC sells P20 billion fixed rate bonds
  • FirstMetroSec inaugurates investment hub
  • FAMI feels constructive about the equities market
  • FAMI reopens the First Metro Investors Center in Binondo