Forbes Asia 40 Richest People in The Philippines

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Forbes Asia now released on August 25 the list of the 40 present richest people in the country. Here's the top 10 from the list:

  1. Henry Sy - owns SM Holdings Corp, Banco de Oro Universal Bank, Equitable PCI bank, and China Banking Corp. He also has 12% share on San Miguel Corp.
  2. Lucio Tan -Tobacco tycoon owns Fortune tobacco, Tanduay Holdings, Asia Brewery and Phil. Air Lines. He also has shares of Phil. National Bank and Allied Bank.
  3. Jaime Zobel de Ayala - owns the Ayala Corporation which comprises of BPI, Ayala Land, Globe Telecom, Manila Waters Company, Integrated Microelectronics Inc, Azalea Technology Investments, Ayala Automotive Holdings Corp, AG Holdings Ltd, and Ayala Foundation Inc.
  4. Andrew Tan - owns the MegaWorld Corporation, which made Eastwood City a sucess by building residential and commercial areas. He also has the most shares in the BPO industry.
  5. John Gokongwei - owns JG Summit Holdings which comprises of Cebu Pacific Air, Digitel Communications (Sun Cellular), Universal Robina Corporations, Robinsons Land and Robinsons Malls.
  6. Tony Tan Caktiong -the man behind the huge success of Jollibee
  7. Eduardo "Danding" Cojuangco Jr. -The owner of San Miguel Corporation.
  8. Enrique Razon Jr.- president of International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI), owner of Razon's Industries Inc., and Sureste Realty Corp.
  9. Manuel Villar - has several stocks on some realty corps like C&P homes, Palmera homes, Brittany Corp, Fine properties, Macy's and MV Villar Company.
  10. George Ty - the owner of Metropolitan Bank and Trust (MetroBank)
And the list continues...
  • Emilio Yap
  • Inigo Zobel
  • Beatrice Campos
  • Vivian Que Azcona
  • Oscar Lopez
  • Andrew Gotianun
  • David Consunji
  • Robert Coyiuto Jr. -
  • Alfonso Yuchengco -
  • Mariano Tan
  • Menardo Jimenez
  • Gilberto M. Duavit
  • Felipe Gozon
  • Jon Ramon Aboitiz
  • Betty Ang
  • Alfredo Ramos
  • Manuel Zamora Jr.
  • Bienvenido R. Tantoco Sr.
  • Tomas Alcantara
  • Benjamin Romualdez
  • Wilfred Uytengsu Sr.
  • Lourdes Montinola
  • Luis Virata
  • Eugenio Lopez III
  • Enrique Aboitiz
  • Philip Ang
  • Jesus Tambunting
  • Frederick Dy
  • Rolando & Rosalinda Hortaleza
  • Marian Rosario Fong
I was planning on putting some info on all the 40, due to a busy sched, I haven't got time to finish it.. That's why I'm posting this now..

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