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Metrobank bags Best Managed Funds of the Year award

The Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank) is recognized in the Peso Medium-Term Bond Category at the recent Best Managed Funds of the Year Awards by the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society of the Philippines.

Metrobank bags Best Managed Funds of the Year award 2019
From left: Cristina P. Arceo, CFA, President of CFA Society Philippines; Genevieve C. Pecaña, Head of  Local Currency Fixed Income Department of Metrobank Trust Banking Group; and Rizchelle S. Manaog, Program Director of CFA Society Philippines

With its win, Metrobank bested almost 90 funds from 16 competing investment houses and trust institutions who joined the search.

The bank is commended for its Metro Max-3 Bond Fund, a peso-denominated intermediate-term Unit Investment Trust Fund (UITF) that aims to achieve income and potential returns that are higher than regular deposit products for its participants. This is done through investing in a diversified portfolio of peso-denominated fixed income securities with a maximum weighted average duration of three years.

“One of our backbone promises is to provide our partners with the right investment product that fits their needs. Furthermore, we want to support them with the best strategy to build their wealth with the least risk possible. This recognition from the Best Managed Funds Awards inspires us to further strengthen this commitment and provide more meaningful solutions and services for our customers,” says Metrobank President Fabian Dee.

Embodying the global standard of excellence in the investment industry, the CFA Society of the Philippines pioneered the Best Managed Funds of the Year Awards in 2016 to raise the level of investment awareness among retail investors. It recognizes high-performing funds open to the public based on their risk-adjusted returns.

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