6 Filipino firms are listed on Forbes Global 2000 World’s Largest Public Companies

Six Filipino companies have been listed in the 16th annual Forbes Global 2000 for publicly-traded companies from 60 countries.

Four holding companies and two banks from the Philippines have been listed with other global companies as collectively accounting for $189 trillion in assets, $56.8 trillion in market value, $39.1 trillion in sales, and $3.2 trillion in profit. Forbes Global 2000 notes “all metrics are up double-digits year-over-year, with profits up an impressive 28%.”

Here are the 6 Filipino companies in the World’s Largest Public Companies based on their 2018 Forbes 2000 Ranking for sales, profits, assets, and market value:

Rank Company Country Sales Profits Assets Market Value
#883 SM Investments Philippines $7.8 B $664 M $18.6 B $21.2 B
#1072 BDO Unibank Philippines $3 B $554 M $53.6 B $11.1 B
#1210 Top Frontier Investment Holdings Philippines $16.4 B $244 M $30 B $1.7 B
#1216 Ayala Philippines $4.8 B $600 M $20.5 B $11.5 B
#1506 JG Summit Holdings Philippines $5.2 B $583 M $14.9 B $8.4 B
#1750 Metropolitan Bank & Trust Philippines $2.1 B $365 M $39.6 B $6.6 B


Ayala Corporation, BDO Unibank, Metropolitan Bank & Trust, and SM Investments were also on the 2017 edition of the Forbes World’s Best Employers.

The Forbes Global 2000 report for 2018 was released in June.

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