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Wilcon Founder William Belo, Fashion Designer Josie Natori Lead 6 Newcomers to Forbes' 2018 PH Rich List

This year saw the most number of new entries and exits in the exclusive list since 2013

Business magazine Forbes’ latest list of the Philippines’ 50 richest people features six new names. That’s the highest number of newcomers since 2013, when the list was expanded from 40 tycoons to 50.Leading the six newcomers is William Belo, the founder and ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 06, 2018 12:00:00
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Manny Villar is No. 2 in Forbes' 2018 PH Rich List After Net Worth Triples to $5-B

The growth in his wealth driven by soaring share price of his Golden Bria Holdings

Real estate tycoon and former senator Manuel Villar is now worth $5 billion (Php267.3 billion), according to the newest Philippine rich list published by business magazine Forbes.That’s more than triple his $1.6 billion net worth last year and makes him the second ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 06, 2018 06:00:00
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Did Market Speculation in Golden Haven Help Double Manny Villar's Net Worth to $3B?

The company's stock price rose 1,400 percent since the start of the year

Though ranking only seventh among Filipinos in the recently-released Forbes’ global billionaires list, property developer and former Senate President Manuel Villar still stands out for doubling his net worth from $1.5 billion in February 2017 to $3 billion in February 2018.   Of all the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 14, 2018 12:00:00
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Villar’s Vista Land Sells 7-Year Bonds That Pay 5.75% and 10-Year Bonds That Pay 6.22%

Funds raised will be used to build expansion projects, including Evia Lifestyle Center

Real estate developer Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc. (VLL), owned by the family of former Senate President Manuel Villar, is issuing a Php5 billion-worth of fixed-retail bonds, the company disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on July 17.The money raised from ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 18, 2017 02:00:00
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(List) Companies Founded by UP Business College's Best Grads

As the UP Virata School of Business marks its 100th year, here's a look at businesses founded by its distinguished alumni awardees in the past 16 years

Former Senate President Manuel B. Villar Jr., the country's 12th richest person and founder of property developer Vista Land and Lifescapes, may be the best-known entrepreneur among the graduates of the UP College of Business Administration (renamed the Cesar E.A. Virata School ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 09, 2016 01:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 29: 1st PH technopreneurship school to rise in Cavite

Manny Villar’s Vista Land signs deal with UP to help spur more opportunities for PH startups to flourish.

The University of the Philippines (UP) and Vista Land & Landscapes, Inc of former Senate President Manuel “Manny” Villar signed a deal to build the 5-hectare first School of Technopreneurship in the country.Villar’s wife, Senator Cynthia announced the deal on her Facebook ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 29, 2016 10:00:00
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Kick start your day, April 8: Manny Villar receives Real Estate Personality 2016 award

Plus, group of execs remain bullish on local economy.

For his outstanding contributions to the local property industry through the years, former senator and Vista Land and Lifescapes Inc. Chairman Manuel ‘Manny’ Villar Jr. was named the Real Estate Personality of the Year at the Philippines Property Awards 2016 held Thursday ...

by James Humarang  | April 08, 2016 08:00:00
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11 Filipinos on Forbes 2016 world's billionaires list

Henry Sy is still the richest in the country, while Bill Gates remains the world's top billionaire for 3 years in a row.

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | March 02, 2016 04:00:00
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