BDO Capital & Investment Corporation (BDO Capital) was named as the country’s Project Finance House of the Year for the 6th time (2017-2021 and 2023) at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards 2023. BDO Capital’s noteworthy achievement remains unmatched in the industry as it continues to uphold consistent excellence in delivering best-in-class investment banking services across various product lines in the Philippine capital markets.
BDO Capital also won the Green Project Deal of the Year for Arthaland Corporation’s (Arthaland) PHP3 billion green bond issue where a large part of the proceeds will fund the company’s investment in new certified sustainable residential projects. This will allow Arthaland the flexibility to develop and launch projects in the next 10 years.
Apart from these two awards, BDO Capital received the Telecom Acquisition Deal of the Year for Frontier Towers Associates Philippines’ PHP50 billion debt facilities, for having supported the largest telecom tower sale and leaseback transaction closed in 2022 in the country and among the largest telecom-related financing packages signed within the year.
“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 in job creation and improved connectivity services as we embrace a sustainable future,” said BDO Capital President Eduardo V. Francisco.
The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards honor financial institutions and recognize significant deals on infrastructure or renewable energy projects that made a difference from January 1 – December 31, 2022.
The Asset’s board of editors who serve as judges use a stringent methodology supplemented by client interactions generated from in-depth conversations with data analytics produced by Asset Benchmark Research, the region’s leading research organization in evaluating client experience standards in the financial services industry.
BDO Capital has also been recognized internationally and locally as the Best Investment Bank in the Philippines by various prestigious 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.
The Company’s continued dominance in the domestic investment banking industry can be attributed to its solid capital strength and stability, strong distribution capability and customer-centric approach with its customized, optimal solutions to achieve clients’, issuers’ and investors’ business goals.