SINGAPORE (21 November, 2022) – CreditSights is pleased to announce that it has been selected by one of the Philippines’ largest banks, Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank), to provide fundamental research that will support bond selection on the bank’s innovative new Wealth Insights platform.
Metrobank’s clients will gain more insights on the companies they are investing in, while wealth advisors can boost their knowledge for the investment strategies they will impart to their clients.
Founded in 2000, CreditSights publishes rigorous fixed-income research and actionable ideas for the global investing community. Its independent credit research on more than 1,000 issuers and the credit markets help the world’s decision makers better manage risk.
“We’re proud to be able to provide a unique, powerful service to Metrobank and its clients, especially as the global markets grow increasingly volatile. Our team of more than 100 analysts will provide insights, opinions, and best in class research that Metrobank and its clients can leverage on to navigate this environment” said Adam Etherington, Head of Asia Sales at CreditSights. Senior Sales Manager for the Philippines at CreditSights, Rob Palumbo, added “Our company has a long commitment to Asia and it’s a fantastic opportunity to now work with one of the Philippines’ strongest and best banks.”
Metrobank offers its clients a full suite of financial products and services that bridge its retail, corporate, treasury and investment banking, as well as leasing and bancassurance activities. Through the recently- introduced Wealth Insights website, high net worth individuals can get valuable insights and investment ideas, expert advice, and timely market news to make meaningful investment decisions.
“Providing premium service to our clients is our commitment at Metrobank, and with a credible credit research firm like CreditSights we are able to help them create strategic and well-informed investment decisions,” said Fernand Antonio Tansingco, Metrobank’s Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Markets Sector.
About CreditSights, Inc.
CreditSights empowers nearly 20,000 financial professionals among the world’s largest institutions with the credit-risk tools, independent research and comprehensive market insights they need to make well-informed credit-risk decisions. Setting the standard for global credit research since 2000, CreditSights provides timely data, news, recommendations and unbiased analysis of the investment-grade and high yield debt securities of more than 1,200 issuers around the world. CreditSights delivers this content through innovative platforms, enabling market participants to know more, risk better and ultimately create value.
Metrobank is the country’s second largest private universal bank. The Bank believes that its robust capital position and balance sheet strength will provide ample support as it navigates through these uncertain times. Capital ratios are among the highest in the industry, with total CAR at 17.2% and Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) ratio at 16.3%. Consolidated assets stood at P2.7 trillion as of end-September 2022, making it one of the strongest and well-capitalized banks in the country..
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