Hong Kong-based FinanceAsia magazine recently awarded a number of companies in Asia in its annual poll for best firms in the region, with listed Vista Land and Lifescapes Inc. making it on the list of top Asian firms.
Vista Land, among others, joined the cluster of best firms in Asia with two key awards from FinanceAsia.
Based on the final tally of votes for FinanceAsia’s 13th annual poll of Asia’s top companies, Vista Land ranked number one in two key categories: Best Mid Cap company and the Best Chief Financial Officer (CFO) awards.
For the second year in a row, Vista Land CFO Ricardo Tan Jr. was voted number one by investors and analysts across the region in the Best CFO category.
Metro Pacific Investments CFO David Nicol came in second, while Emmanuel Singson of First Gen, Iker Aboitiz of Aboitiz Power and Ismael Basa of Jollibee all came in third equal.
Vista Land, the largest homebuilder in the Philippines, posted a net income of P1.34 billion in the first quarter of 2013, up 29 percent from P1.036 billion recorded in the same period last year.
The company is recognized for its housing brands Camella, Brittany and Crown Asia, and for its themed and master-planned communities.