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Key executives of 15 publicly-listed companies (PLCs) will brief fund managers, equities analysts and investors on their first quarter financial performance and business strategies in the new normal during a virtual event hosted by the Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. (PSE), according to a report by BusinessMirror.
The three-day event, dubbed PSE STAR (Strengthening Access and Reach): Investor Day, will serve as a one-stop shop for company updates straight from CEOs and CFOs of 15 listed companies, the PSE said.
“We are pleased to offer a platform for these non-PSE index and recently listed companies to come together to provide relevant corporate information and developments to the event participants. We hope this briefing will help investors and analysts understand the prospects of these companies, which are mostly comprised of second-tier issues and gauge the value of their stocks listed in the PSE,” PSE President and CEO Ramon S. Monzon said.
“By communicating their story and their growth plans and strategy, we hope to see improved liquidity among these non-PSEi stocks. Attracting new investors, which will increase demand for its shares, may even prompt these companies to do follow-on offerings in the next year or so.”
The event, which will run from May 24 to 26, is co-hosted by Bloomberg L.P. with the Fund Managers Association of the Philippines and Trust Officers Association of the Philippines as event partners.
The first day will kick off with a message from PSE’s Monzon. Executives who will address the investor day audience include Monde Nissin Corp.’s CFO Jesse C. Teo, Max’s Group Inc.’s President Isaias Ariel P. Fermin, Century Pacific Food Inc.’s Executive Chairman Christopher T. Po, The Keeper’s Holdings Inc. President Jose Paulino L. Santamarina and Axelum Resources Corp.’s Vice President, CFO and Treasurer Marie Z. Paguirigan.
Speakers for second day are Filinvest Land Inc.’s President Tristaneil D. Las Marias, RL Commercial REIT Inc.’s Chairman Frederick D. Go, Megawide Construction Corp.’s founder, CEO and Chairman Edgar B. Saavedra, Cemex Holdings Philippines Inc. Vice President for Planning and Administration Alejandro García and AllDay Marts Inc.’s President and CEO Frances Rosalie T. Coloma.
The third day will have China Banking Corp.’s Executive Vice President and CFO Patrick D. Cheng, Security Bank Corp.’s Executive Vice President and CFO Eduardo M. Olbes, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp.’s President and CEO Lorelie Quiambao-Osial, Nickel Asia Corp.’s Vice president for Public and Social Affairs Group Jose Bayani D. Baylon and Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions Inc.’s CFO Advisor Matthias Vukovich.
Roel A. Refran, PSE’s COO, will deliver the closing message.
Aside from the company briefings, Bloomberg economists and analysts will provide their outlook on the economy and the food and beverage, property, construction, services, financials, and mining sectors.
The PSE’s online platform, which can be accessed at https://startickets.pse.com.ph, will also have virtual booths for each participating listed firms that attendees may visit. The booths will showcase relevant corporate materials and videos and will allow investors to interact with company representatives who may be online during the event proper. Investors may also leave queries or questions though the booths.