ALI named Southeast Asia’s Best in Investor Relations
Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) was named “Best in Sector: Real Estate” in Southeast Asia at the 2016 IR Magazine Awards and Conference, topping other Asian companies in the prestigious competition. ALI also ranked among the top five companies in the Best Overall Category.
“We thank IR Magazine for this distinction,” said Bernard Vincent O. Dy, ALI President and CEO. “It is truly an honor to be recognized by analysts and investors whom we consider as partners in our company’s sustained growth,” he added.
ALI bested other nominees in the real estate sector such as Malaysia’s Eco World Development Group, Singapore’s Global Logistic Properties, Thailand’s Pruksa Real Estate and Philippines’ SM Prime Holdings. The company was also nominated in seven other categories such as Best Financial Reporting, Best Investor Meetings, Best Corporate Governance, Best Sustainability Practice, Best Investor Relations by a Senior Management Team (Bernard Vincent O. Dy, Chief Executive Officer and Jaime E. Ysmael, Chief Finance Officer), Best Overall Investor Relations (large cap), and Best in Country: Philippines.
For over 25 years, IR Magazine has honored global excellence in investor relations, recognizing individuals and organizations that are leading the way in the IR community across Southeast Asia. Companies are not allowed to submit nominations, instead, analysts and investors cast their votes and give their opinions on which companies do the best job of communicating with investors and analysts.
ALI’s citation and nominations at the distinguished awards program reinforce its standing as a leading developer of sustainable estates in the Philippines, offering a diverse mix of properties, such as residential, retail, office, hotels, and leisure developments, that support local economic growth and nation-building. To date, ALI has 19 sustainable estates in key growth centers all over the country. The company is likewise building up its property development and commercial leasing businesses to complement its growing estates portfolio, ensuring a steady growth momentum.