(21 September 2016, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors approved a Fixed Rate Bond Program with a principal amount of Php50 Billion under the 3-year shelf registration facility of the Securities & Exchange Commission. Initial issuance under this program is expected later this year in the amount of Php15 Billion with an over subscription option of up to Php5 Billion.
The Board of Directors also authorized Management to negotiate and finalize the terms and conditions, including pricing, tenor and any increase in issuance amount.
About SM Investments Corporation
SM Investments Corporation, founded by entrepreneur Henry Sy, Sr., is one of the country’s largest publicly listed companies with a sustainable group of businesses that thrives on synergies of its banking, property and retail operations. SM has grown into one of the most highly respected companies in the country owing to its progressive approach in business and its comprehensive sustainability programs for its host communities through SM Foundation and SM Cares.
SM’s retail operations enjoy a strong brand franchise consisting of non-food under THE SM STORE and food under SM Markets comprising of SM Supermarket, SM Hypermarket, and Savemore and other food retail stores under Waltermart and Alfamart. SM’s property arm, SM Prime Holdings, Inc., is the largest integrated property developer in the Philippines with interests in malls, residences, offices, hotels and convention centers as well as tourism-related property developments. SM’s interests in banking are in BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO), the country’s largest bank and China Banking Corporation (China Bank), the seventh largest bank.
For more about SM, visit: www.sminvestments.com
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Corazon P. Guidote
Senior Vice President for Investor Relations
SM Investments Corporation
Tel. No. (632) 857-0117
Wednesday, September 21, 2016