Stockbrokerage CTS Global Equity Group (CTS) marked its debut on the Philippine Stock Exchange with a bell ringing ceremony on Wednesday, April 13. CTS raised Php1.375 billion from the sale of primary shares.
“Starting today, CTS Global’s range of responsibilities will include its new shareholders. I am certain that the company will continue to uphold the corporate values of integrity and accountability it lived by as a long-time PSE trading participant. I am optimistic that its experience in handling investor-clients will help CTS Global in carrying out its investor relations responsibilities and be a role model in shareholder engagement to existing and upcoming listing applicants in the Small, Medium and Emerging Board,” PSE President Ramon S. Monzon said in his welcome message.
CTS is the fifth company that has conducted an initial public offering this year and the second to list on the Small, Medium and Emerging (SME) Board of the PSE since the start of 2022.
Photo 1 (from left, by row): CTS Chairman Edward K. Lee and PSE COO Atty. Roel A Refran; CTS Vice-Chairman Alexander C. Yu, CTS President and CEO Lawrence C. Lee, SEC Commissioner Kelvin Lester K. Lee, PSE President and CEO Ramon S. Monzon and Securities Clearing Corporation of the Philippines COO Renee D. Rubio; CTS CFO Edmund C. Lee and PSE Capital Markets Development Division Head Mark Frederick V. Visda.
Photo 2 (from left, by row): CTS Chairman Edward K. Lee, CTS President and CEO Lawrence C. Lee, SEC Commissioner Kelvin Lester K. Lee, PSE President and CEO Ramon S. Monzon, PSE Chairman Jose T. Pardo, PSE Director Chief Justice Teresita J. Leonardo De Castro (ret.); PSE Directors Eddie T. Gobing, Ma. Vivian Yuchengco, Wilson L. Sy, CTS Directors Hernan G. Lim, and Michelle N. Yu, PSE Director Ferdinand K. Constantino; CTS VP for Proprietary Trading Richard U. Pacheco, CTS VP for External Relations Brian S. Gomez, CTS VP for HK Investments Terence L. Chan, CTS VP for Global Investments Leonard C. Chua, CTS VP- Associated Person Juan Carlos G. Aquino; PSE Corporate Secretary Atty. Aissa V. Encarnacion, PSE Treasurer Omelita J. Tiangco, SB Capital Investment Corporation President Virgilio O. Chua, PSE Issuer Regulation Division Head Atty. Marigel B. Garcia and Tan Venturanza Valdez Partner Atty. Jason C. Nalupta.#