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 […]

Inside the Philippines: September 2023

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Philippine Q2 GDP growth at 4.3%; August inflation rises to 5.3% Industry Insights: DITO receives new capital; PLDT expands data center business Market Movers: Philippine companies part of Forbes Asia watch list; Maynilad planning for 2025 listing Deal Highlight: CVC Capital secures majority stake in The Medical […]

Inside the Philippines: August 2023

Here’s what you need to know: On the Rise: ADB maintains optimistic GDP projections Policy Perspectives: President highlights economic growth in SONA; World Bank applauds pandemic measures Cyber Shift: Digital payments see significant uptick, Alibaba Cloud forecasts increase in corporate cloud migration Deal Highlight: CVC Capital secures majority stake in The Medical City (TMC) On […]

Inside the Philippines: July 2023

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: GDP growth projections upgraded and new central bank chief named Industry Insight: Fresh asset infusions to boost local real estate investment trust (REIT) portfolios Startup Scene: Value of Manila’s startup ecosystem surges to USD3.5B; Kaya Founders raises USD12M in fresh funds Macro Movements: GDP growth projections upgraded […]

Inside the Philippines: June 2023

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Upgrades in GDP growth projections and improving employment figures Industry Insight: Office market updates and pipeline real estate investment trust (REIT) listing Bank Sector Snapshot: Asset growth acceleration and reductions in reserve requirements Macro Movements: Upgrades in GDP growth projections and improving employment figures The World Bank […]

Inside the Philippines: May 2023

Here’s what you need to know: Macro Movements: Philippine growth forecast & new ecozones Industry Insights: IT-BPM talent crisis; Philippine office market post-pandemic comeback Deal Highlights: Local coffee startup backed by foreign investors; Philippines as hotbed for edtech services Macro Movements: Philippine growth forecast & new ecozones IMF increases Philippines growth forecast from 5% to […]