BDO Unibank, Inc.

BDO Unibank, Inc.

BDO Unibank, Inc.

Date Founded



BDO Corporate Center,7899 Makati Avenue,Makati City, Metropolitan Manila 0726

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Retail & Commercial Banking
Holding Companies

Company Description

The product of a merger heralded as unprecedented in size and scale in the Philippine banking industry, BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) today represents a firm consolidation of distinct strengths and advantages built over the years by the entities behind its history. BDO is an institution that honors its past, continues to improve on its present, and moves towards the future with confidence and strength. BDO is a full-service universal bank in the Philippines. It has the ability to provide a complete array of industry-leading products and services including Lending (corporate, middle market, SME, and consumer), Deposit-taking, Foreign Exchange, Brokering, Trust and Investments, Credit Cards, Corporate Cash Management and Remittances in the Philippines. Through its subsidiaries, the Bank offers Leasing and Financing, Investment Banking, Private Banking, Bancassurance, Insurance Brokerage and Stock Brokerage services. BDO's institutional strengths and value-added products and services hold the key to its successful business relationships with customers. On the front line, its branches remain at the forefront of setting high standards as a sales and service-oriented, customer-focused force. BDO has one of the largest distribution networks, with 760 operating branches and over 1,800 ATMs nationwide. Through selective acquisitions and organic growth, BDO has positioned itself for increased balance sheet strength and continuing expansion into new markets. As of 30 September 2012, BDO is the country's largest bank in terms of total resources, capital, customer loans, total deposits and assets under management. BDO is a member of the SM Group, one of the country's largest and most successful conglomerates with businesses spanning between retail, mall operations, property development (residential, commercial, resorts/hotel), and financial services. Although part of a family conglomerate, BDO’s day-to-day operations are handled by a team of professional managers and bank officers. Awards and Citations BDO is a recipient of multiple awards from various local and international award-giving bodies for both institutional and product excellence. A listing of these awards is detailed in the Bank’s website under "About BDO - Awards and Citations." Corporate Social Responsibility The Bank carries out its corporate social responsibility through the BDO Foundation, a non-stock, non-profit organization that promotes initiatives based on the Bank’s long standing record of support to social development. The Bank's corporate social responsibility focuses on developing communities through advocacy programs focusing on three vital areas, namely, decent shelter, sustainable livelihood, and practical education for the marginalized sector of society. As well, the BDO Foundation actively promotes volunteerism among its employees who help out in the Foundation’s various activities that reinforce these programs and include, among others, community building, livelihood/skills training, fund raising, and environmental/green initiatives. Through these, the Bank hopes that it is able to give back to society and make a positive contribution to the broader community it serves.

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director


Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

Chief Risk Officer & Executive Vice President

Chief Internal Auditor & Senior Vice President

Head-Wealthy Advisory & Trust Group

Senior Vice President & Head-Financial Institutions Group

Senior Vice President & Head-Business Development

Senior Vice President, Head-Investor Relations & Corporate Planning

Senior Vice President & Head-Human Resources Group

Board of Directors

Chairperson at BDO Leasing & Finance, Inc.

Vice Chairman at BDO Unibank, Inc.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at BDO Unibank, Inc.

Former Head-South & Southeast Asia at Wells Fargo Bank, National Association

Vice Chairman at Miriam College PH

Former Managing Director at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Director at Cebu Air, Inc.

Chief Risk Officer & Executive Vice President at BDO Unibank, Inc.

Senior Executive Vice President & Head-Branch Banking Group at BDO Unibank, Inc.

Executive Vice President & Head-Corporate Banking Group at BDO Unibank, Inc.

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BDO Unibank, Inc. (Investment Management) (BDO-IM) is the investment management division of BDO Unibank, Inc. (OTCMKTS: BDOUY). Headquartered in Makati, BDO-IM provides products and services including lending (corporate and consumer); deposit-taking; foreign exchange; brokering; trust and investments; credit cards; corporate cash management; and remittances in the Philippines.

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Recent Transactions
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Monde Nissin Corp. issued Up to PHP Common Shares

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BDO Unibank, Inc. purchases BDO Nomura Securities, Inc. from Nomura Holdings, Inc.

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Fruitas Holdings, Inc. issued PHP Common Shares

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Transaction Advisors

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Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

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