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  Filinvest Land, Inc.
Posted by: Ollie - 05-17-2011, 09:22 AM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (469)

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Formerly Citation Homes, Inc., Filinvest Land, Inc. (FLI) was incorporated on November 24, 1989 to engage in real estate development. The Company later changed its name to the present one on July 12, 1993, and started commercial operations a month later after Filinvest Development Corporation, the parent company, spun off its real estate operations and transferred all related assets and liabilities to FLI in exchange for shares of stock of FLI.

The Company provides a wide range of real estate products to customers, namely, socialized, affordable, middle-income and high-end residential lots and housing units, medium-rise residential buildings, condotels, industrial parks, leisure development such as farm estates, a residential resort development and a private membership club.

FLI's wholly owned subsidiaries consist of Property Maximizer Professional Corporation, Property Specialists Resources, Inc., HomePro Realty Marketing, Inc. and Leisurepro, Inc. FLI is also involved in a number of joint ventures through Filinvest Asia Corporation, Cyberzone Properties, Inc. and Filinvest AII Philippines, Inc.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2009)



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  First Gen Corporation
Posted by: Ollie - 05-17-2011, 09:21 AM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (386)

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Incorporated on December 22, 1998, First Gen Corporation (FGEN) and its subsidiaries are involved in the power business. FGEN is a Filipino-owned and controlled independent power producer (IPP) in the Philippines. All of the Company's power generation plants are operational, except for the Bauang plant, and are majority-owned and controlled by FGEN through its subsidiaries.

The different companies under FGEN consist of First Gas Holdings Corporation, Unified Holdings Corporation, First Gen Renewables, Inc., Prime Terracota Holdings Corporation, Red Vulcan Holdings Corporation, First Gen Hydro Power Corporation and First Private Power Corporation. Among the power plants operated by the Company include the 1,000-megawatt (MW) Santa Rita power plant, the 500-MW San Lorenzo power plant, and the 112-MW Pantabangan-Masiway hydroelectric plant. Energy Development Corporation, one of FGEN's subsidiaries, is the Philippines' largest producer of geothermal energy.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2009)



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  Energy Development Corp.
Posted by: Ollie - 05-17-2011, 09:20 AM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (1433)

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Energy Development Corporation (EDC) was incorporated and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 5, 1976 to primarily engage in the business of exploring, developing and operating geothermal energy projects in the Philippines. It began commercial operations with the commissioning of its first steamfield in 1983, and expanded to provide geothermal drilling and consultancy services. EDC became a subsidiary of Red Vulcan Holdings Corporation on November 29, 2007. The ultimate parent company of EDC is First Philippine Holdings Corporation.

As of December 31, 2009, EDC operated twelve geothermal steamfields in five geothermal service contract areas where it is principally involved in the production of geothermal steam for sale to the National Power Corporation (NPC) pursuant to steam sales agreements. The Company is also involved in the production of steam for delivery to build-operate-transfer power plants that convert steam to electricity for sale by EDC to NPC pursuant to power purchase agreements. For its third business segment, the Company provides drilling equipment and rig personnel to the Lihir Gold Limited. Lastly, with its acquisition of a 60% equity stake in First Gen Hydro Power Corporation in 2008, EDC is now involved in the operation of hydro power plants.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2009)



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  DMCI Holdings, Inc.
Posted by: Ollie - 05-17-2011, 09:19 AM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (817)

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DMCI Holdings, Inc. (DMC) was incorporated on March 8, 1995 as a holding company to consolidate all construction business, construction component companies, and related interests of the Consunji Family. It was listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange on December 18, 1995.

In only a few years after incorporation, DMC has expanded its business organization to include four major subsidiaries, namely, D.M. Consunji, Inc., DMCI Project Developers, Inc., Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Company of Manila, Inc., and Semirara Mining Corporation. These subsidiaries are engaged in various businesses, which consist of general construction services, investments, real estate sales and development, heavy fabrication, industrial construction and engineering services, and mining exploration and development.

Other subsidiaries of the Company include DMCI Power Corporation (power generation), and DMCI Mining Corporation (ore and mineral mining and exploration), both wholly owned by DMC. The Company also established DMCI-MPIC Water Company, Inc., a consortium with Metro Pacific Investments Corporation.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2009)



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  Bank of the Philippine Islands
Posted by: Ollie - 05-17-2011, 09:17 AM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (245)

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Founded in 1851, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) was incorporated on January 4, 1943 and went public on October 12, 1971. In the post World War II era, BPI evolved from a purely commercial bank to a fully diversified universal bank with activities encompassing traditional commercial banking as well as investment and consumer banking. This transformation into a universal bank was accomplished mainly through mergers and acquisitions when it absorbed an investment house, a stockbrokerage company, a leasing company, a savings bank, and a retail finance company.

BPI has two major categories for products & services. The first category covers its deposit taking and lending/investment activities. The second category covers services other than and auxiliary to the core deposit taking, lending, and investing business, and from which is derived commissions, service charges & fees from turnover volume.

The Company's principal subsidiaries are composed of BPI Family Savings Bank, Inc., BPI Capital Corporation, BPI Leasing Corporation, BPI Direct Savings Bank, BPI International Finance Limited, Hong Kong, BPI Express Remittance Corporation, Bank of the Philippine Island (Europe) Plc, Ayala Plans, Inc., and BPI/MS Insurance Corporation.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2009)



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  Banco De Oro Unibank Inc.
Posted by: Ollie - 05-17-2011, 09:15 AM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (838)

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Banco De Oro Unibank Inc. (BDO), originally known as Acme Savings Bank, was acquired by the SM Group in 1976. The SM Group has substantial interests in financial services, real estate development, and tourism and entertainment, founded around its core business in commercial centers and retailing. BDO listed its shares on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on May 21, 2002.

Since it acquired full universal bank status in 1996, BDO has progressed through a period of growth and expansion by taking advantage of market opportunities and engaging in a series of mergers and acquisitions to complement organic growth. With the enhanced scale and depth, the Company is able to further optimize its branch network and reach a wider market through constant product innovation and customer service excellence.

The merger between BDO and Equitable PCI Bank (EPCI) in May 2007 effectively transformed BDO into a full-service bank across all markets and geographic segments. BDO now offers a complete array of products and services, i.e. retail banking, lending (corporate, commercial, consumer, and SME), treasury, trust, credit cards, corporate cash management and remittances. Through its subsidiaries, the Company offers leasing and financing, investment banking, private banking, bancassurance, insurance brokerage and stock brokerage services. It has one of the largest branch networks, with over 700 branch licenses and more than 1,300 ATMs nationwide. In addition, BDO has an offshore branch located in Hong Kong and an overseas network of remittance offices, correspondent banks, tie-ups and designated agents spread out across Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East.

BDO's diverse subsidiaries and investments in allied undertakings provide an extensive range of banking and other financial services. The Company's subsidiaries are as follows: BDO Private Bank, Inc., BDO Leasing & Finance, Inc., BDO Strategic Holdings, Inc., GE Money Bank, Inc., EBC Strategic Holdings Corporation, BDO Capital & Investment Corporation, BDO Technology Center, Inc., Equimark - NFC Development Corp., PCIB Securities, Inc., PCI Realty Corporation, BDO Insurance Brokers, Inc., PCI Express Padala (HK) Ltd., PCIB Europe, S.P.A., Express Padala HK Ltd., Express Padala (USA), Inc., Express Padala Frankfurt GmbH, and Equitable PCI Express Padala (Nederland) B.V.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2009); The Company (2009)



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  Aboitiz Power Corporation
Posted by: Ollie - 05-17-2011, 01:45 AM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (274)

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Aboitiz Power Corporation (AP) was incorporated on February 13, 1998 as a holding company for the Aboitiz Group's investments in power generation and distribution. However, in order to prepare for growth in the power generation industry, AP was repositioned in the third quarter of 2003 as a holding company that owned only power generation assets. The divestment by AP of its power distribution assets was achieved through a property dividend declaration in the form of AP's ownership interests in its different power distribution companies. The property dividend declaration effectively transferred direct control over the Aboitiz Group's power distribution business to Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. In 2005, AP consolidated its investments in mini-hydroelectric plants in a single company by transferring all of Hydro Electric Development Corporation's (HEDC) and Cleanergy, Inc.'s mini-hydroelectric assets into HEDCOR, Inc. (formerly Benguet Hydropower Corporation).

AP has investments in power generation and distribution companies throughout the Philippines. Since its incorporation, the Company has accumulated interests in both hydroelectric power generation plants and thermal plants. AP conducts its power generation activities through its subsidiaries and affiliates, namely Aboitiz Renewables, Inc., AP Renewables, Inc., SN Aboitiz Power-Magat Inc., SN Aboitiz-Benguet, Inc., Hedcor, Inc., Luzon Hydro Corporation, Hedcor Sibulan, Inc., Hedcor Tamugan, Inc., Therma Power, Inc., Therma Luzon, Inc., Therma Marine, Inc., STEAG State Power Inc., East Asia Utilities Corporation, Cebu Private Power Corporation, Abovant Holdings, Inc. (Abovant), Cebu Energy Development Corporation, Southern Philippines Power Corporation, Western Mindanao Power Corporation, Redondo Peninsula Energy, Inc.

AP also owns interests in several distribution utilities such as the Visayan Electric Company, Inc., Davao Light and Power Company, Inc., Cotabato Light and Power Company, San Fernando Electric Light and Power Co., Inc., Subic Enerzone Corporation, Mactan Enerzone Corporation, Balamban Enerzone Corporation.

Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) owns 76.40% of the outstanding capital stock of Aboitiz Power as of February 28, 2011.



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  Ayala Land, Inc.
Posted by: Ollie - 05-16-2011, 10:53 PM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (744)

BUSINESS PROFILE

Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) was organized in 1988 when Ayala Corporation decided to spin off its real estate division into an independent subsidiary to enhance management focus on its real estate business. ALI went public in July 1991 when its class "B" common shares were listed both in the Manila and Makati Stock Exchanges. On September 12, 1997, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the declassification of ALI's common class "A" and common class "B" shares into common shares.

Ayala Land is the largest and most diversified real estate company in the Philippines. It has organized its operations into several business lines.

  1. Residential Development
    • Alveo Land
    • Avida Land Corp.
    • Amaia Land Corp.
    • Serendra, Inc.
    • Ayala Greenfield Development Corp.
    • Roxas Land Corp.
    • Ayala Land Sales, Inc.
    • Ayala Land International Sales, Inc.

  2. Shopping Centers
    • NorthBeacon Commercial Corporation: Marquee Mall, Pampanga
    • Station Square East Commercial Corporation: Market! Market!, Taguig
    • Alabang Commercial Corp.: Alabang Town Center
    • Accendo Commercial Corp.: Abreeza Mall, Davao City
    • North Triangle Depot Commercial Corp.: TriNoMa
    • ALI-CII Development Corp.: Metro Point Mall, Pasay
    • Primavera Town Center, Inc.
    • Lagoon Development Corp.: Pavillon Mall, Binan, Laguna
    • Ayala Theaters Management, Inc.
    • Five Star Cinema, Inc.
    • Food Court Company, Inc.
    • Leisure and Allied Industries Phils., Inc.

  3. Office Business
    • Laguna Technopark, Inc.
    • ALI Property Partners Holdings Corp.
    • Asian 1-Office Properties, Inc.
    • Others
  4. Hotels and Resorts
    • Ayala Hotels, Inc.
    • AyalaLand Hotels and Resorts Corp.
    • Greenhaven Property Venture, Inc.
    • Ten Knots Philippines, Inc. and Ten Knots Development Corp.
    • Ayala Greenfield Development Corp.
    • Roxas Land Corp.
    • Ayala Land Sales, Inc.
    • Ayala Land International Sales, Inc.
  5. Strategic Landbank Management and Visayas-Mindanao
    • Aurora Properties, Inc.
    • Emerging City Holdings, Inc and Berkshires Holdings, Inc.
    • Regent Time International Limited
    • Cebu Holdings, Inc.
  6. Services
    • Makati Development Corp.
    • Ayala Property Management Corp.



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  Alliance Global Group, Inc.
Posted by: Ollie - 05-16-2011, 08:46 PM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (1072)

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Alliance Global Group, Inc. (“AGI” or “the Company”) was incorporated in the Philippines on October 12, 1993 and began operations in 1994 as a glass-container manufacturer after it acquired a glass manufacturing plant in Canlubang, Laguna. After its listing on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in 1999, the Company obtained approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to broaden its primary business and become a holding company. Immediately, the Company began its diversification into the food and beverage and real estate industries, and, a few years later in 2005, into the quick service restaurant business. More recently, the Company has expanded its business to include integrated tourism development, including
gaming activities.

Through its subsidiaries, associates and other controlled entities, the Company operates a diversified range of businesses that focus on developing products that cater to the growing middle class.

The Company’s operating businesses are categorized into three segments, each managed separately and each representing a strategic business unit that offers different products and serves different markets.

  • Food and Beverage:Emperador Distillers, Inc.
  • Real Estate:Megaworld Corp., Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc., Global-Estate Resorts, Inc.
  • Quick Service Restaurant:Golden Arches Development Corporation



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  Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.
Posted by: Ollie - 05-16-2011, 08:15 PM - Forum: StockTraders' Lounge - Replies (102)

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The registrant, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV), is the public holding and management company of the Aboitiz Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines. Incorporated on September 11, 1989, the company was originally known as Cebu Pan Asian Holdings, Inc. Its name was changed to Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. on December 29, 1993, and its ownership was opened to the general public through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of its stocks in 1994.

Until December 28, 2010, AEV’s core businesses, conducted through its various subsidiaries and affiliates, can be grouped into five main categories as follows: (a) power distribution and generation, (b) financial services, © food manufacturing, (d) transport, and (e) portfolio investments (parent company/others).

On December 1, 2010, AEV together with its major shareholder Aboitiz & Company, Inc. (ACO) entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with Negros Navigation Company, Inc. (NENACO) for the purchase by NENACO of the entire equity stake of AEV and ACO in AEV’s transport subsidiary Aboitiz Transport System (ATSC) Corporation (ATS). The sale included all the logistics and shipping businesses of ATS except the ship management, manning and crew management, and bulk transport businesses of ATS’s joint venture companies with the Jebsen Group of Norway.

The sale of ATS to NENACO was consummated on December 28, 2010 following the completion of the closing conditions provided under the Securities Purchase Agreement.

Based on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) parameters of what constitutes a significant subsidiary under Item XX of Annex “B” (SRC Rule 12), the following are AEV’s significant subsidiaries at present: Aboitiz Power Corporation and subsidiaries, and Pilmico Foods Corporation and subsidiary.



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