Capital Notes


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
 4Q82017 Capital Notes

Fourth Quarter 2017


  • First Metro expects the growth of the Philippine economy to accelerate in 2018
  • First Metro receives IPO of the Year award from The Asset
  • First Metro appoints new controller
  • Deals for the Quarter
  • Bureau of the Treasury sells P255 billion RTB
  • First Metro concludes the second tranche of Toyota Financial's fixed rate notes issuance
  • First Metro and MSCI launch consumer-themed index
  • FAMI advocates financial literacy for college students
  • First Flight takes off in Manila Tytana and Ateneo de Davao
  • FirstMetroSec joins Global Investor Week in Malaysia
3Q2017 Capital Notes

Third Quarter 2017


  • First Metro pushes its regional initiatives
  • First Metro wins Best Investment Bank and M&A House award
  • The Asset Benchmark Research rains awards on First Metro
  • First Metro joins Philippine delegation in China Development Bank Forum
  • Cyberzone Properties, Inc. raises P6 billion from maiden bond issuance
  • Aboitiz Power Corporation lists P3 billion fixed rate bonds
  • FAMI wins Best Managed Fund of the Year award
  • FAMI promotes index investing
  • Save & Learn mutual funds top long-term returns
  • FirstMetroSec launches First Access
  • FirstMetroSec rolls out Pledge to Invest campaign
  • FirstMetroSec conducts economic briefing 
2Q2017 Capital Notes

Second Quarter 2017


  • First Metro expects the economy to remain strong
  • First Metro bags 2017 Best Investment Bank and M&A House
  • First Metro infra deals win awards
  • 2017 Annual Stockholders' Meeting: Riding the winds of change
  • First Metro welcoms new International Desk head
  • Philippine government raises P181.93 billion from rTB sale
  • SMPH lists P20 billion fixed rate bonds
  • FirstMetroSec is named Best Broker in the Philippines
  • FMETF holds fourth Annual Stockholders' Meeting
  • FAMI celebrates FAMI-ly Reunion 2017
1Q2017 Capital Notes

First Quarter 2017


  • First Metro is Best Advisory House of 2017
  • First Metro wins PDS Awards
  • First Metro spearheads Wilcon Depot, Inc. IPO
  • Ayala Corp. lists P10 billion fixed rate bonds
  • First Metro concludes the P1.5 billion fixed rate notes issuance for Toyota Financial
  • STI Education Services Group, Inc.'s maiden issue, a success
  • Light Rail Manila Corporation rakes in awards
  • 2016 Investment Banking Deals
  • FirstMetroSec launches its mutual funds online trading platform
  • First Metro continues to donate prescription glasses to elementary students