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Renowned Economist Dr. Nouriel Roubini to Provide Keynote Address at the Philippine Investment Summit 2013

Manila, Jan 23, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Dr. Nouriel Roubin, co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics and a professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business, will be giving the keynote speech on 30 January 2013 at the Shangri-La, Manila to an audience of bankers, fund managers, institutional investors and business leaders.

Dr. Roubini, a former senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors and senior advisor to the undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, is well sought after for his global economic insights and prescient calls on market trends for which subsequent events have mostly proven him right.

He also promoted the standing of the Indonesian economy. Indonesia was upgraded to investment grade early this year. It is anticipated that Dr. Roubini's pronouncements at the Summit could well be the catalysts for the much anticipated ratings upgrade of the Philippines in 2013.

Such a possibility will bode well for the Philippines in terms of funds inflow and foreign direct investments, thus, providing further boost to the Philippine capital markets and other sectors including property, manufacturing, mining, energy and infrastructure.

For further information and registration details, please visit www.philsummit-roubini.tpgi.org.

The Philippine Investment Summit 2013 is organized by The Pinnacle Group International with organizing sponsor First Metro Investment Corporation.

Additional sponsors are First Pacific Company Limited, MERALCO, PLDT and Ayala Corporation in collaboration with Asia Pacific Real Estate Association, CFA Society Philippines, European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Fund Managers Association of the Philippines, Investment House Association of the Philippines, Management Association of the Philippines, Tajara Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc., The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. and Trust Officers Association of the Philippines.

Official summit media partners are Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWorld, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Alpha Southeast Asia, Asean Biztimes and ACN Newswire.

About First Metro Investment Corporation

First Metro Investment Corporation is the leading investment bank in the Philippines, and the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group, one of the largest financial conglomerates in the country. Founded in 1972, it provides investment banking services through its strategic business units - Investment Banking, Treasury and Investment Advisory. It holds an aggregate 70% market share in peso-denominated corporate and government debt transactions. With assets of P79 billion and a market capitalization of P21.9 billion as of end 2011, it is the largest investment bank in the country today. For more information on First Metro, visit www.firstmetro.com.ph.

Source: First Metro Investment Corporation

Contact:
Anna Marie S. Tuprio 
Corporate Planning & Affairs Department 
First Metro Investment Corporation 
E-mail: [email protected] 
Tel: +63.2.8587951




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