October 18, 2017 8:20 AM ET

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Company Overview of First Metro Investment Corporation

Company Overview

First Metro Investment Corporation provides investment banking services in Philippines. The company operates in Financial Markets Group, Investment Banking, Investment Advisory & Trust Group, Mutual Funds, Strategic Investments, and Others segments. It engages in the distribution of financial instruments, such as treasury bills, treasury notes/bonds, commercial papers, and promissory notes. The company also has a quasi-banking license from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, which borrows money from the public and issues its own financial instruments; and operates as a government securities eligible dealer, as well as a selling agent in the distribution of government securities, government-owne...

GT Tower International

45th Floor

Ayala Avenue Corner

H.V. dela Costa Street

Makati City,  1227


Founded in 1972

169 Employees


63 2 858 7900


63 2 840 3706

Key Executives for First Metro Investment Corporation

President & Director
Age: 58
Head of Financial & Accounting Division, Assistant VP - Controllership and Deputy Controller
Age: 51
President of First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation
President of First Metro Asset Management Inc
Age: 64
Executive VP & Group Head of Investment Banking
Age: 53
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

First Metro Investment Corporation Key Developments

First Metro Investment Corporation Expect More Mergers And Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions, as in the previous years, are expected to continue this year for First Metro Investment Corporation even as interest rates are expected to rise, along with the trend in the global interest rate environment. Justin Ocampo, First Metro Investment Corp. Executive Vice President and head of investment bank First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC), sees more M&A taking place this year and the coming year. “While interest rates are expected to rise, levels are still supportive of acquisition financing with banks as primary source,” he said. There are several reasons that will continue to make mergers and acquisitions attractive in the Philippines, he said.

First Metro Investment Corporation Presents at Financial Times-First Metro Philippines Investment Summit 2016, Aug-02-2016 01:30 PM

First Metro Investment Corporation Presents at Financial Times-First Metro Philippines Investment Summit 2016, Aug-02-2016 01:30 PM. Venue: Manila, Philippines. Speakers: Francisco C. Sebastian, Chairman, Chairman of Executive Committee, Member of Compensations Committee and Member of Nominations Committee.

FMIC Announces Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016

FMIC announced earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. For the quarter, the compared return on equity 3.88% compared to 13.32% a year ago. Return on assets was 1.03% compared to 3.30% a year ago. Earnings per share were PHP 1.01 compared to PHP 1.65 a year ago.

Recent Private Companies Transactions

No transactions available in the past 12 months.

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