SM Investments Corporation (SM)
Incorporated on January 15, 1960, SM Investments Corporation (SM) is the holding company of the SM Group of Companies. SM is engaged in five core businesses through its subsidiaries, namely, shopping mall development and management (SM Prime Holdings, Inc.), retail (SM Department Stores, SM Supermarket, SM Hypermarket and SaveMore Stores); financial services (BDO Unibank Inc. and China Banking Corporation) and real estate development and tourism (SM Land, Inc., SM Development Corporation, Costa Del Hamilo, Inc. Highlands Prime, Inc. and Belle Corporation) and hotels and conventions (SM Hotels, SMX Convention Specialists, Hotel Specialists - Tagaytay, Cebu and Pico). Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI)
Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) was incorporated on October 12, 1993 and listed its shares on the Philippine Stock Exchange on April 19, 1999. AGI began operations in 1994 as a glass-container manufacturer after it acquired a glass manufacturing plant in Canlubang, Laguna. In 1999, it obtained approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to broaden its primary business into that of a holding company. Given a wider scope of business, AGI immediately diversified into the food and beverage, real estate development and, a few years later, into the quick service restaurant (QSR) business Philippine Business Bank (PBB)
Philippine Business Bank (PBB) was incorporated on January 28, 1997 as Total Savings Bank and was granted the authority to operate as a thrift bank by the Monetary Board (MB) on the same date. On December 16, 1997, the SEC approved the change in its corporate name to its present one, which better reflects PBB’s business thrust and focus. PBB is a savings bank which focuses on corporate and small and medium enterprise markets. It provides close to a full range of banking services and products including cash management, retail and corporate lending,...