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Metrobank Group Awards and Distinctions

The Metrobank Group has been recognized by many esteemed bodies for its pursuits and achievements.

2022 awards and distinctions

  • Best Domestic Private Bank in the Philippines, Asiamoney

2021 awards and distinctions

Metrobank

  • Strongest Bank in the Philippines, The Asian Banker
  • Best Domestic Bank in the Philippines, Asiamoney
  • Best Securities House (Bank Category), PDS Group
  • Top Dealing Participant for Corporate Securities, PDS Group
  • Top Brokering Participant - Retail Transactions, PDS Group
  • Top Fixed Income Dealing Participant, PDS Group
  • Best Multi-product Financing Deal, The Asset Triple A Country Awards
  • Best Syndicated Loan Deal, The Asset Triple A Country Awards
  • Top sellside firm in the secondary market, Government bonds, PHP (Rank 1), The Asset Benchmark Research
  • Top sellside firm in the secondary market, Corporate bonds, PHP (Rank 1), The Asset Benchmark Research
  • Top arranger - Investors' Choice for primary issues, Government bonds, PHP (Rank 1), The Asset Benchmark Research
  • Top arranger - Investors' Choice for primary issues, Corporate bonds, PHP (Rank 3), The Asset Benchmark Research
  • Best Local Currency Bond Individuals #1 in Trading, The Asset
  • Best Local Currency Bond Individuals #2 & #3 in Sales, The Asset
  • Best Local Currency Bond Individuals #4 in Research, The Asset
  • Top GSED-Market Maker, The Bureau of Treasury,
  • Best Fixed Income Trader (Local), Fund Managers Association of the Philippines
  • Best Fixed Income Trader (Foreign) (Rank 2) ,Fund Managers Association of the Philippines
  • Best Fixed Income Sales (Rank 2) ,Fund Managers Association of the Philippines
  • Best Fixed Income Strategist (Rank 3) Fund Managers Association of the Philippines
  • Best New Product Launch of the Year for Payments, 2021 Global Retail Banking Innovation Awards
  • Best Talent Acquisition Team (above 1000 employees) Finalist, LinkedIn Talent Awards,
  • 8th Best Workplace to Grow Your Career – Philippines, LinkedIn
  • Bronze Stevie® Award in the Corporate & Community-Customer Engagement Event category, 18th Annual International Business Awards
  • Outstanding Personal Information Controllers, Privacy Awareness Week Awards of the National Privacy Commission (NPC)
  • Outstanding CSR Collaboration Project, CSR Guild Awards

Metrobank Foundation

  • Top Division, 4 Excellence & 2 Merit Awards, Philippine Quill Awards
  • 1 Gold & 2 Silver, Anvil Awards

First Metro Investment Corporation

  • Top Corporate Securities Market Maker, PDS Group
  • Top 5 Corporate Issue Managers/Arrangers (Investment House category), PDS Group
  • Top 5 Fixed Income Brokering Participants, PDS Group
  • Best Retail Dollar Bond deal of the Year, Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Best Sovereign Bond Deal of the Year, Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Best IPO Deal of the Year, Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Best Equity Deal in the Philippines, Alpha Southeast Asia

First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation

  • Best Online Broker, International Finance
  • Best Online Trading Platform, International Finance
  • Best Brokerage House, The Global Economics
  • Most Innovative Online Trading Platform, The Global Economics
  • Best Stock Brokerage House, The Global Brands Magazine Awards
  • Most Innovative Online Broker, The Global Brands Magazine Awards
  • Best Trading Platform, The Global Brands Magazine Awards

 

2020 awards and distinctions

Metrobank

  • Best Securities House (Bank Category), PDS Group
  • Top 5 PDDTS-PvP Participants (Rank 2), PDS Group
  • Top Corporate Securities Dealing Participant, PDS Group
  • Top Brokering Participant for Retail Transactions, PDS Group
  • Top Dealing Participant, PDS Group
  • Top Investment Houses in Asian G3 Bonds, The Asset Benchmark Research
  • Top Investment Houses in Asian Local Currency Bonds (Rank 4), The Asset Benchmark Research
  • Top Sellside Firm in the Secondary Market - Corporate bonds – PHP, The Asset
  • Top Sellside Firm in the Secondary Market - Government bonds – PHP, The Asset
  • Top Arranger - Investors' Choice for Primary Issues - Government bonds – PHP, The Asset
  • Best Fixed Income House (Rank 2), Fund Managers Association of the Philippines
  • GSED-Market Maker, The Bureau of Treasury
  • Corporate Governance Award, Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD)
  • Outstanding Social Media Campaign, The Digital Banker
  • Most Recommended Retail Bank in the Philippines, and 4th in Asia Pacific, BankQuality
  • 3rd Most Helpful Bank in the Philippines and 38th in Asia Pacific During Covid 19, BankQuality
  • Best Quality of Hires – Philippines, LinkedIn

Metrobank Foundation

  • Philanthropic Foundation of the Year, American Association of the Philippines
  • 1 Gold & 3 Silver, Anvil Awards

First Metro Investment Corporation

  • Top Corporate Securities Market Maker, PDS Group
  • Best Investment Bank - Philippines, FinanceAsia
  • Best M&A House - Philippines, Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Best Local Currency Bond Deal of the Year, Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Best Sovereign Bond Deal of the Year, Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Best Equity Deal (Small-Mid Cap), Investment House Association of the Philippines
  • Best Project Finance Deal, Investment House Association of the Philippines
  • Best Fixed Income House, Fund Managers Association of the Philippines

First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation

  • Best Broker - Philippines, FinanceAsia

First Metro Asset Management

  • Most Innovative Wealth Manager, International Finance

 

2019 awards and distinctions

Metrobank

  • Best Companies to Work For in Asia, HR Asia
  • Best Managed Bank in the Philippines, The Asian Banker
  • Best Trade Finance Bank – Philippines, The Asian Banker (3rd year in a row)
  • Best Transaction Bank – Philippines, The Asian Banker (2nd year in a row)
  • Best Foreign Exchange Bank – Philippines, The Asian Banker (2nd year in a row)
  • Remittance Product of the Year – Philippines, The Asian Banker
  • Best Corporate & Investment Bank, Asiamoney
  • Corporate Governance Award, Institute of Corporate Directors (2nd year in a row)
  • Best Service Provider – Cash Management – Philippines, 2019 Asset Triple A Country Awards
  • Best Investor Relations Company, Corporate Governance Asia
  • Best Securities House (Bank Category), PDS Group
  • #2 Best Fixed Income House, Fund Managers Association of the Philippines, Inc.
  • Best Managed Funds of the Year – Peso Medium-Term Bond Category, CFA Society Philippines

Metrobank Foundation

  • 2 Excellence & 2 Merit Awards, Philippine Quill Awards
  • 3 Gold & 3 Silver, Anvil Awards

Philippine Savings Bank

  • Pagtugon Award – Thrift Banks, Bangko Sentral ng Pilinas (2nd year in a row)

First Metro Investment Corporation

  • Best Corporate & Investment Bank, Asia Money

First Metro Securities

  • Best Equity House, Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Best Online Broker & Best Online Trading Platform – Philippines, International Finance (3rd year in a row)

 

2018 awards and distinctions

Metrobank

  • Best Service Provider - Supply Chain - Rising Star – Philippines, 2018 Asset Triple A Country Awards
  • Top Bank Arranger, Investors’ Choice for Government Primary Issues, Asset Triple A
  • Top Sellside Firm in Corporate Bonds, Asset Triple A
  • Corporate Governance Award, Institute of Corporate Directors
  • Best Foreign Exchange Bank – Philippines, The Asian Banker
  • GC Powerlist: Southeast Asia Teams 2018, The Legal 500

Metrobank Foundation

  • 6 Excellence and 3 Merit Awards, Philippine Quill Awards
  • 4 Gold and 5 Silver, Anvil Awards

Philippine Savings Bank

  • Pagtugon Award – Thrift Banks, Bangko Sentral ng Pilinas
  • Bronze & Silver Awards – Best Customer Experience, International Quality & Productivity Center (3rd year in a row)

First Metro Investment Corporation

  • Best Broker – Philippines, Finance Asia (2nd year in a row)
  • Best Online Broker & Best Online Trading Platform – Philippines, International Finance (2nd year in a row)

 

2017 awards and distinctions

Metrobank

  • Corporate Governance Award, Institute of Corporate Directors
  • Best Commercial Bank – Philippines, Acquisition International
  • Best Trade Finance Bank – Philippines, The Asian Banker
  • Best Foreign Exchange Bank – Philippines, The Asian Banker
  • Retail Payment Product of the Year, The Asian Banker

Metrobank Foundation

  • 4 Excellence & 2 Merit Awards, Philippine Quill Awards
  • 3 Gold & 4 Silver, Anvil Awards

Philippine Savings Bank

  • Bronze & Silver Awards – Best Customer Experience, International Quality & Productivity Center (2nd year in a row)

First Metro Investment Corporation

  • Best Online Broker & Best Online Trading Platform – Philippines, International Finance
  • Best Broker – Philippines, Finance Asia

 

2016 awards and distinctions

Metrobank

  • Strongest Bank in the Philippines, The Asian Banker 500 (2nd year in a row)
  • Best Automobile Lending Award, The Asian Banker Philippine Country Awards
  • Best Securities House (Bank Category), 11th PDS Annual Awards (2nd year in a row)
  • Best Cash Management Mid-Cap in the Philippines, Asiamoney
  • #1 Secondary Trading Gov’t and Corporate Bonds, The Asset Triple A Country Awards
  • Corporate Governance Award, Institutional Investors Governance Awards

Philippine Savings Bank

  • Strongest Savings Bank in the Philippines, The Asian Banker 500
  • Pagtugon Award - Thrift Banks, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (2nd year in a row)
  • Bronze & Silver Awards – Best Customer Experience, International Quality & Productivity Center

First Metro Investment Corporation

  • Best Investment Bank in the Philippines, Global Finance
  • Best Domestic Bond House, FinanceAsia
  • Best Equity House, Alpha Southeast Asia
  • Best Online Broker & Best Online Trading Platform – Philippines, International Finance (3rd year in a row)