building, construction, site

Megawide snaps losing streak; nets P2.9M in Q1

After being bludgeoned by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Megawide Construction Corp. returned to profitability in the first quarter of this year as belt-tightening measures made up for slower revenues generated by the construction and infrastructure businesses. Megawide booked an attributable net profit of P2.9 million in the first three months, much smaller than the…

auto, toyota, vehicle

GT Capital Q1 income surges 60% to P4.1B

Ty family-led conglomerate GT Capital Holdings’ first quarter net profit surged by 60 percent year-on-year to as earnings contribution from its banking and automotive businesses rebounded. Excluding nonrecurring items, core net income rose by 19 percent year-on-year to P3.4 billion, GT Capital disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Automotive arm Toyota Motor Philippines…

electricity, power poles, power lines

AEV profit jumps 276% as businesses pick up

Conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) saw a 276-percent year-on-year first quarter net profit growth to P7.6 billion, driven by the sharp earnings rebound across its power, banking, food, real estate and infrastructure businesses. Excluding non-recurring items, AEV’s core net income for the first three months of 2021 amounted to P7.8 billion, up by 243 percent…

hand, type, keyboard

Unionbank focuses on new products, platforms

Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines has invested some P1.9 billion to create new products and platforms that would contribute to social sustainability metrics amid the prolonged coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This investment has, in turn, allowed the bank develop over 100 products and platforms that benefit the bank’s stakeholders and customers, Unionbank head of sustainability…

shopping mall, store, retail

SM Prime gave P23-B rent waivers, discounts to mall tenants in 2020

Property giant SM Prime Holdings provided about P23 billion worth of rental concessions last year to help shopping mall tenants across the country stay afloat amid lockdown restrictions imposed by the government to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are continuously assisting our business partners, most especially our mall tenants, who are badly affected by community…