December 4, 2022

BDO Trust and Investments Group (BDO Trust) announced that it has won the Asset Management Award at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards for the fifth consecutive year.

In a statement, BDO Trust said it “continues to demonstrate its leadership in product and service innovation through constant improvements to its investment offerings.”

The bank said one of them was an annuity product. The lender said this product is “a comprehensive company pension solution designed to help companies efficiently meet their retirement obligations while fostering employee loyalty and improving their talent recruitment and retention outcomes.”

Another newly developed product, which BDO calls “Money Manager”, was developed to help retail clients develop a well-diversified portfolio to achieve their long-term investment goals.

The lender said that “improvements are also being made” to give clients full mobile access to BDOs (Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITF) and Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA) with its “Easy Investment Plan” features for all UITF accounts. enabling products and full-service online functionality for smoother transactions.

“These technology-driven initiatives aim to provide clients with a simple and accessible investment platform that also supports BDO’s sustainability efforts to reduce its carbon footprint,” the lender said. “While BDO Invest Online and BDO Mobile Banking offer convenience, BDO Trust continues to leverage BDO’s vast network and reach with more than 1,500 branches across the country.”

“Our clients are at the center of everything we do and we consistently find ways to achieve their business goals,” Rafael G. Ayuste Jr., senior vice president and head of BDO Trust, was quoted as saying in the statement. “I’m really proud of my hardworking and persistent team who have consistently delivered and improved the customer journey for the last 5 years.”

According to BDO, the Asset Triple A Awards recognize “companies that have built a comprehensive platform for investing across asset classes, serving the needs of institutional, corporate and retail clients”.

“They have consistently demonstrated exceptional performance and set the tone for innovation and industry practice including ESG (environmental, social and governance) integration,” the bank said. “The judges use rigorous criteria that include customer feedback, testimonials and information gathered during the review period.”

Apart from the “Asset Awards”, BDO Trust claims to have received several international recognitions from various renowned publications.