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MVP group buys 29.45% stake in Thai toll road firm


The group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan is acquiring a minority stake in a Thai company operating a toll road in Bangkok in line with a regional push that could involve investments in other countries, a regulatory filing showed Friday.

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Pangilinan group to acquire Philippine Star

Manny V. Pangilinan. FILE PHOTO

The group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan expects to close within this year a deal to take over a controlling interest in broadsheet Philippine Star, a spokesman said Saturday.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

MVP, Gokongwei ink deal to bid for P17.5-B Mactan airport project

Mactan Cebu International Airport. CDN FILE PHOTO

After their game-changing partnership in the telecommunications business, businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan and tycoon John Gokongwei have formed a new alliance to jointly bid for the P17.5-billion Mactan Cebu International Airport passenger terminal redevelopment project.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Manny Pangilinan sells 25% stake in Rockwell for P3 billion

PLDT chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan: Signs of growth.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan sold on Thursday a 25 percent stake in newly listed Rockwell Land Corp. to the Lopez group for P3.06 billion, in line with the former’s thrust to exit from non-core property interests.

Posted: June 28th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Battle for ‘Kapuso’


After the race to the skies and the continuing race on toll roads, the next tug-of-war between frenemies Manuel V. Pangilinan and Ramon S. Ang is the battle for the “heart” (and mind) of the people. After all, well-placed industry sources said that when RSA talked about San Miguel Corp. “seriously considering” to enter the broadcasting business, he really meant GMA Network, not ABS-CBN, not Solar TV as others theorize.

Posted: June 25th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Doing a Murdoch


He may have missed the opportunity to take over flag carrier Philippine Airlines, but businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan isn’t losing sleep over it, said a source close to the First Pacific chief.

Posted: April 10th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Pangilinan denies plan to acquire PAL


The group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan has denied rumors he plans to acquire Philippine Airlines(PAL) once it has resolved its labor problems. In separate disclosures, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) said they were not  in  discussions to acquire PAL from the group of taipan Lucio Tan. Both [...]

Posted: September 23rd, 2011 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Pangilinan deep in talks to buy PAL


Business mogul Manuel V. Pangilinan has agreed to buy Philippine Airlines (PAL) once the labor row at the flag carrier is resolved, a businessman with close ties to him said Wednesday. The source, who requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on the topic, said the top honcho of Philippine Long Distance Telephone [...]

Posted: September 22nd, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Softer side of MVP, PH’s richest eligible bachelor

Manny V. Pangilinan. FILE PHOTO

HONG KONG—The only thing most people can’t imagine Manuel V. Pangilinan doing is sitting at home, enjoying the pleasures of retirement. But preparing for retirement is exactly what the businessman, philanthropist and avid sports patron Pangilinan is doing. First Pacific Co. Ltd., the Hong Kong-based holding company that Pangilinan founded in 1981, celebrates its 30th [...]

Posted: June 4th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »



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