Inside the Philippines: July 2024

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: S&P Global ranks PHL as second-fastest growing economy in Asia; IMF expects easing inflation Region in Focus: CIAC to develop national food hub; BCDA announces plans for the Clark Integrated Public Transport Deals Spotlight: DALI secures $8.4mn investment commitment from DEG; CREC successfully completes IPO Macro Movements: […]

Inside the Philippines: June 2024

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Philippines expected to grow by 5.9% in 2024; Inflation picks-up at 3.9% in May 2024 Industry Insights: North-South Commuter Rail operational by 2026; Samar BioSPV leads largest reforestation effort Deals Spotlight: Ayala Crops exits Manila Water for P 14.5 billion; Lhoopa secures USD 12.5 million in Series […]

Inside the Philippines: May 2024

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Monetary Organizations and Credit Authorities reaffirm positive GDP growth outlooks for the PH Investment Impacts: Sustainable Growth Driven by Green Lanes for Strategic Investments Policy & Green Investments Industry Insights: The Digital Economy contributed 8.4% to GDP growth, with sustained growth from E-commerce Market Movers: Growth indicated […]

Inside the Philippines: April 2024

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: BSP to hold policy rates steady; Philippine credit given investment-grade rating Region in Focus: President urged to declare a state of calamity in Metro Manila Industry Insights: IT-BPM industry expected to deliver strong growth in the coming years Deal Spotlight: Power generation incumbents form a joint venture; […]

Inside the Philippines: March 2024

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Moody’s Analytics increases Philippines growth forecasts; World Bank predicts stable inflation Industry Insights: STT GDC Philippines expands data center capacity to 150 MW, a strategic milestone for the sector Investment Updates: IFC targets $400 to $500 investment in Philippines’ opportunity-rich landscape Deal Spotlight: AEV and CCEP acquire […]

Inside the Philippines: February 2024

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Sustained Philippine economic growth and potential interest rate reduction in 2024 Region in Focus: Clark as an emerging hub in Asia for global logistics companies Industry Insight: Growing attractiveness of the Philippines for renewable energy investments Deal Spotlight: Six IPOs seen in the PSE for 2024 Macro […]

Inside the Philippines: January 2024

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Banks uphold positive GDP growth outlook, November Inflation print reaches 14-month low at 4.1% Investment Updates: BOI and PEZA reach 2023 investment targets Deal Spotlight: Cosco Capital to enter RE sector, Dagupan Electric Co and Citicore Renewables to expand through IPO Macro Movements: Banks uphold positive GDP […]

Inside the Philippines: December 2023

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Philippines maintains BBB+ rating; World Bank anticipates 5.8% growth rate in 2024 Industry Insights: Philippines ranks 4th for power sector investments; Manila Electric Co. explores nuclear power Market Movers: Edamama secures USD35M Series A+ funding; Paywatch expands to the Philippines Macro Movements: Philippines maintains BBB+ rating; World […]

Inside the Philippines: November 2023

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Philippines seen to lead regional growth, signals pause in monetary tightening Industry Insight: Growing local office market activity to be driven by the outsourcing sector Deal Spotlight: Warburg Pincus to acquire stake in healthcare BPO firm Everise Startup Scene: Local startups eye USD1B in funding this year; […]

Inside the Philippines: October 2023

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Philippines remains fastest-growing economy in the region; Economic rebound expected in H2 2023 Industry Insights: PH REITs as catalysts for economic recovery; Filinvest REIT fostering sustainable development Market Movers: Philippine companies among TIME’s World’s Best Companies; PSE Index Constituents revamped Macro Movements: Philippines remains fastest-growing economy in […]