BDO Capital Awarded as Philippine's Project Finance House of the Year for the 6th Time

BDO Capital & Investment Corporation (BDO Capital) has once again been recognized as the country's leading Project Finance House of the Year, an extraordinary achievement marking the 6th time they have received this prestigious award. BDO Capital's consistent excellence in delivering top-notch investment banking services across various product lines in the Philippine capital markets remains unmatched in the industry. The latest recognition was bestowed upon them at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards 2023, solidifying their position as a beacon of excellence.

Moreover, BDO Capital's outstanding performance extends beyond this prestigious title. They were also honored with the Green Project Deal of the Year for their instrumental role in Arthaland Corporation's PHP3 billion green bond issue. This innovative financial move will enable Arthaland to invest in certified sustainable residential projects, empowering them to develop and launch new initiatives over the next decade.

Not stopping there, BDO Capital further demonstrated its expertise by securing the Telecom Acquisition Deal of the Year. This recognition came in response to their vital support in Frontier Towers Associates Philippines' PHP50 billion debt facilities, contributing to the successful closure of the largest telecom tower sale and leaseback transaction in the country in 2022. This deal also represented one of the most substantial telecom-related financing packages signed that year.

The President of BDO Capital, Eduardo V. Francisco, expressed his gratitude for these prestigious awards. "These awards are for our customers who continue to trust us and for our team members who perform beyond expectations to solve clients’ problems. We are truly grateful for being honored as BDO Capital’s financing transactions will contribute to job creation and improved connectivity services as we embrace a sustainable future,” President Francisco said.

The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards are dedicated to recognizing outstanding financial institutions and remarkable deals related to infrastructure or renewable energy projects that have made a significant impact from January 1 to December 31, 2022. The judging process is rigorous and employs a stringent methodology, which includes client interactions gathered from in-depth conversations and data analytics provided by Asset Benchmark Research, a leading research organization in the region known for evaluating client experience standards in the financial services industry.

BDO Capital has been acclaimed locally and on the international stage as the Best Investment Bank in the Philippines. Various esteemed publications and associations, such as the Investment House Association of the Philippines, Asian Banking & Finance, Finance Asia, Asiamoney, Alpha Southeast Asia, Global Finance, Acquisition International, and Asia Pacific Loan Market Association, have honored BDO Capital. This multitude of accolades speaks to BDO Capital's continuous dominance in the domestic investment banking sector.

The company's success can be attributed to several key factors, including its solid capital strength and stability, robust distribution capability, and customer-centric approach. BDO Capital prioritizes its clients, issuers, and investors, providing them with tailor-made, optimal solutions to help achieve their business objectives. Through this dedicated focus, the company has cemented its position as a leader in the industry and consistently delivers excellent financial services.