Awards

2017
  • Retail Banker International Asia Trailblazer Awards 2017 - Highly Commended in Client On-Boarding and Communication, and Best Card Offering
  • Asiamoney Awards 2016 – Security Bank Corporation, Best Managed Company in the Philippines – Medium Cap, Best for Investor Relations in the Philippines and Best Executive in the Philippines for Security Bank Chairman Alberto Villarosa
  • Project Finance International Awards 2016 – Infrastructure Deal of the Year (Asia-Pacific) – Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRT extension loan facility) - Security Bank Corporation, Co-lender – SB Capital Investment Corporation, Joint Lead Arranger
  • Alpha Southeast Asia's 10th Annual Best Deal & Solution Awards 2016 - Best Project Finance Deal of the Year - Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRT extension loan facility) - Security Bank Corporation, Co-lender – SB Capital Investment Corporation, Joint Lead Arranger
2016
  • The Banker Awards 2016 - Bank of the Year – Philippines
  • The Asset Benchmark Research Awards 2016 - One of the Top Banks in the Secondary Market in Asian Currency Bonds for Government Bonds, Philippines
  • The Asian Banker Philippine Country Awards Programme 2016 - BetterBanking Initiative, Best Brand Initiative – Home Loan product, Best Mortgage Product
  • Alpha Southeast Asia Magazine's 10th Annual Best Financial Institution and 6th Annual Corporate Awards 2016 – Most Organised Investor Relations – Most Improved Investor Relations
  • Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2016 – Security Bank, Advertising Campaign of the Year-Philippines, Retail Banking Awards 2016 – SB Capital Investment Corporation, Philippines Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year, Wholesale Banking Awards 2016
  • The Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2016 - Best Bank in the Philippines
  • 6th Asian Excellence Awards 2016, Corporate Governance Asia – Alfonso L. Salcedo, Jr., Asia's Best CEO (Investor Relations), Philippines – Best Investor Relations Company – Ropi Dangazo, Best Investor Relations Professional, Philippines - Asia's Best CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), Philippines
  • Philippine Quill Awards 2015 - BetterBanking Campaign, Award of Excellence, Communication Management Division, Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication Category - Bankers' Bond, Award of Merit, Communication Skills Division, Publications Category - Build a School, Build a Nation: The Classrooms Project, Award of Merit, Communication Management Division, Corporate Social Responsibility Category
  • The Asset Triple A Asian Awards 2016 - Best Cash Management Bank, Philippines - Best Treasury and Working Capital Bank-Public Sector, Philippines - Best e-Solutions Partner Bank, Philippines - Best Cash Management Solution, Philippines, for Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth)
  • The Asset Triple A Digital Enterprise Awards 2015 - Best Electronic Bank for the Philippines
  • Alpha Southeast Asia's 9th Annual Best Deal & Solution Awards 2015 - Hedcor Bukidnon Inc.'s Php10-billion Project Finance Loan Facility - SB Capital Investment Corporation
  • 7th Annual Retail Banker International Asia Trailblazer Summit & Awards 2016 - Highly Commended: Best Bancassurance
  • The Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2016 - Best Improved Retail Bank (APAC)
  • Asiamoney Corporate Governance Poll 2015 - Best for Overall Corporate Governance in the Philippines - Best for Investor Relations in the Philippines - Best for Responsibilities of Management and the Board of Directors in the Philippines - No. 3 Best for Disclosure and Transparency in the Philippines
2015
  • The Banker Awards 2015 - Bank of the Year - Philippines
  • PFI Best Asia Infrastructure Projects Citation 2015 - Burgos Wind Farm Project - SB Capital Investment Corporation
  • The Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2015 - Best Branch Innovation Initiative in the Philippines
  • Bank Marketing Awards 2015 - Best Brand Program
  • Alpha Southeast Asia 9th Annual Best Financial Institutions & 5th Annual Corporate Awards - Best Bond House - SB Capital Investment Corporation
  • BancNet's 25th Anniversary Awards - Best Inter-Bank Fund Transfer Issuer
  • The Asset – Best E-Solutions Partner Bank in the Philippines
  • ACQ Global Awards 2015 – Philippines, Bank of the Year for 2nd Consecutive Year - Security Bank
  • Asian Banking and Finance Wholesale/Retail Awards 2015 - Philippines' Best Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year - Philippines' Advertising Campaign of the Year
  • FinanceAsia – One of the Best Mid-Cap Companies in the Philippines
  • M&A Today – Global Awards – 2015 - Bank of the Year Philippines
  • Global Banking & Finance Review 2015 – Best FOREX Bank Philippines
  • Corporate Governance Asia's 5th Asian Excellence Awards 2015 - President and CEO Alberto Villarosa, Best CEO (Investor Relations) - Best Investor Relations Company (Philippines) - Best Corporate Social Responsibility
  • IDC Financial Insights' Financial Insights Innovation Awards 2015 - Asia's Leader in Merchant Partnerships for Sweep Card
  • Alpha Southeast Asia Magazine - Best Small Cap Equity Deal of the Year in Southeast Asia 2014 for Xurpas' Php1.36-Billion Initial Public Offering - SB Capital Investment Corporation, Sole Issue Manager, Sole Bookrunner and Lead Underwriter
  • Project Finance International Awards 2014 - Renewables Deal of the Year – EDC Burgos Wind Power Corporation (Philippine peso tranche) - Security Bank, Mandated Lead Arranger - SB Capital Investment Corporation, Joint Issue Manager - Security Bank Trust Division, Peso Commercial Debt Agent
  • 8th Annual Best Deal & Solution Awards 2014 - Best Project Finance Deal - Pagbilao Energy Corporation - Security Bank, Lender (Tranche B Facility) - SB Capital Investment Corporation, Co-Lead Arranger
  • Asiamoney Awards 2015 - Overall Best for Interest Rate in the Philippines - Best for Interest Rate Derivatives in the Philippines
  • Asiamoney Best Managed Companies Poll 2015 - Overall Best Managed Company in the Philippines (mid-cap category)
2014
  • The Asset Benchmark Research Awards 2014 - One of the Top Banks in the Secondary Market in Asian Currency Bonds for Government Bonds, Philippines
  • Global Finance Magazine - Best Foreign Exchange Provider for the Philippines for 2015
  • 10th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Award 2014 - Icon on Corporate Governance - Chairman Frederick Y. Dy, Asian Corporate Director of the Year
  • Asiamoney Annual FX Polls 2014 - Best Overall Domestic Provider of FX Services in the Philippines as voted by Financial Institutions - Best Overall Domestic Provider of FX Services in the Philippines as voted by Corporates - Best for FX Products and Services in the Philippines - Best for FX Options in the Philippines - Best for FX Research and Market Coverage in the Philippines
  • Asian Banking & Finance Wholesale/Retail Awards 2014 - Philippines Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year
  • Cards International & Electronic Payments International, Asia Trailblazer Awards 2014 - Best Prepaid Product of the Year - Asia Pacific Award for Sweep Card - Best Alternative Payments Programme Award for Sweep Card
  • 11th BSP Stakeholders' Awards - Outstanding Partner for Advocacy Support - Conference on Gearing Up for Export Competitiveness
  • Corporate Governance Asia's 4th Asian Excellence Awards 2014 - Alberto S. Villarosa - One of Asia's Best CEOs (Investor Relations)
  • The Asset Triple A Transaction Banking Awards 2014 - Treasury, Trade And Risk Management Best Service Provider – e-Solutions Partner Bank, Philippines - Best Cash Management Solution, Philippines for Auto Sweep Post Corporation
  • Retail Banker International Asia Trailblazer Awards 2014 - Excellence in Payment Innovation for Sweep Card
  • ACQ Magazines - Leading Bank In The Philippines
2013
  • Asiamoney Annual FX Polls 2013 - Best Overall Domestic Provider of FX Services in the Philippines as voted by Corporates - Best Domestic Provider for FX Products and Services in the Philippines as voted by Corporates - Best Domestic Provider for FX Options in the Philippines as voted by Corporates - Best Domestic Provider for FX Research and Market Coverage in the Philippines as voted by Corporates September 2013, Asiamoney Summer Awards, Hong Kong
  • Asian Banking and Finance Awards 2013 Philippines Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year
  • Asian Banking and Finance Awards 2013 Project Finance Bank of the Year
  • Asiamoney Best Bank Award Best Domestic Bank
  • Asiamoney Best Bank Award 2013 Best Domestic Debt House
  • 9th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Award 2013 Excellence in Corporate Governance recognizing The Best of Asia among publicly listed companies in the region
  • The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Awards 2013 Best Managed Bank in the Philippines for the period 2011 - 2013 April 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Awards 2013 Alberto S. Villarosa – The Asian Banker CEO Leadership Achievement Award for the Philippines for the period 2011-2013 April 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Corporate Governance Asia - 3rd Asian Excellence Awards Alberto S. Villarosa - One of Asia's Best CEOs (Investor Relations)
  • The Asset's Triple A Transaction Banking Awards 2013 –Treasury, Trade and Risk Management Security DigiBanker - Best Service Provider - eSolutions Partner Bank-Philippines Security DigiBanker - Best e-Banking Implementation Solution-Philippines for Cebu Pacific Air Best Risk Management Solution-Philippines
  • The Asia-Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA) 2013 Honorable Mention Award for Educational Service
2012
  • Philippine Dealing System (PDS) Cesar E.A. Virata Award Best Securities House 2012 – Bank Category for 8th consecutive year Top Rank in Three Categories: Top Fixed-Income Cash Settlement Bank Top Fixed Income Brokering Participant Top 5 Fixed-Income Dealing Participant
  • Best for Credit Sales in the Philippines Asiamoney Fixed Income Poll 2012
  • Bank of the Year - Philippines The Banker Awards 2012
  • Top Bank in the Secondary Market for Government Bonds, Philippines The Asset Best Bond House 2012
  • Strongest Bank in the Philippines The Asian Banker 2012
  • Corporate Governance Asia Annual Recognition Awards 2012 Among the Best of Asia among publicly listed companies in the region 20 June 2012, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, Hong Kong
  • Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2012 Best Domestic Debt House June 2012
  • Finance Asia 2012 Annual Poll Best Mid-Cap Category Best Managed Companies of the Philippines June 2012
  • Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Silver Award – Corporate Governance Scorecard as top scoring publicly listed company in the Philippines May 2012, Makati Shangri-la Hotel, Philippines
  • Banking & Payments Asia Trailblazer Awards Product Excellence in Mobile Payment for eGiftCard May 2012, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore
  • Financial Insights Innovation Awards (FIIA) 2012 DigiBanker Inter-Bank Fund Transfer Facility (IBFT) Top 35 Key Initiatives (Asia Pacific)
2011
  • Philippine Dealing System (PDS) Cesar E.A. Virata Award as Best Securities House for seventh consecutive year Top Rank in Four Categories: - Top Fixed-Income Cash Settlement Bank 2011 - Top Fixed-Income Brokering Participant 2011 - Top 5 Spot Foreign Exchange Dealer 2011 (ranking 3rd) - Top 5 Fixed-Income Dealing Participant 2011 (ranking 3rd)
  • Top 3 Local Brokerage in the Philippines - SB Equities, Inc. Asiamoney, November 2011
  • Best Performing Government Securities Eligible Dealer Bureau of Treasury 2011
  • No. 1 in Asia Pacific for 2010 - Highest Return on Assets 3rd Strongest Bank in the Philippines and 28th in Asia Pacific The Asian Banker 500 list, 2011-2012 Edition
  • Best Banking Group in the Philippines World Finance Banking Awards 2011 July-August 2011
  • Best Online Banking Initiative in the Philippines and Bronze Award for Asia Pacific Region Digibanker Billing/Invoice Presentment and Payment System Asian Banking and Finance Retail Banking Awards 2011 July 2011, Singapore
  • Best Debt House in the Philippines 2011 Asiamoney Best Bank Awards
  • Corporate Governance Asia Awards Awarded as one of The Best of Asia June 2011, 7th Corporate Governance Asia Annual Recognition Awards, Hong Kong
2010
  • "Cesar EA Virata Award" 2010 Best Securities House Garnered the Top Award for the past six consecutive year Awarded by the Philippine Dealing System (PDS) Group Top Rank in Four Categories - Fixed-Income Securities Broker - Fixed-Income Securities Dealing Participant - Fixed-Income Cash Settlement Bank - Ranked 4th in the Top 5 Foreign Exchange Dealer
  • The Best Managed Company in the Philippines Small Cap Corporate of the Year Asiamoney Awards 2010, Hong Kong
  • Top Three Best Local Brokerage House in the Philippines Awarded to SB Equities Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Security Bank 2010 Asiamoney Annual Brokers Poll
  • One of the Best Performing Government Securities Eligible Dealer Bureau of Treasury
  • Anvil Award of Merit Public Relations Programs Enhancing Stakeholder Value 45th Anvil Awards Competition
  • Financial Insights Innovation Awards (FIIA) Auto Debit Collections Manager Plus (ADCM Plus) 2010 Asian Financial Services (AFS) Congress, Singapore Top 50 Key Initiatives (Asia Pacific)
  • Top 25 Philippine Companies Best Performing Companies in Creating Wealth for Shareholders Based on 5-year Wealth Added Index (WAI) report of Stern Stewart & Co., New York Awarded by Business Mirror, August 2010
  • Corporate Governance Asia Awards Awarded as one of The Best of Asia June 2010, Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards Ceremony, Hong Kong
  • Corporate Governance Scorecard for Publicly Listed Companies Top Scorer – Silver Category Awarded by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) 2009 Corporate Governance Scorecard, The Seventh Annual Dinner
2009
  • "Cesar EA Virata Award" 2009 Best Securities House Awarded by the Philippine Dealing System (PDS) Group Top Rank in Four Categories - Fixed-Income Securities Broker - Fixed-Income Securities Dealing Participant - Fixed-Income Cash Settlement Bank - Ranked 3rd in the Top 5 Foreign Exchange Dealer
  • Best Trader in Philippine Peso Bonds Awarded to Alan E. Atienza, Senior Assistant Vice President for Peso Fixed Income Trading, Treasury Group The Asset Benchmark Survey, November 2009
  • Best Salespeople in Philippine Peso Bonds Awarded to Carlyn Dulay, Manager for Fixed Income Securities Distribution Institutional Sales The Asset Benchmark Survey, November 2009
  • Finance Asia 9th Annual Poll of Asia's Best Managed Companies Security Bank Poll Standing in various categories:
  • Rank Category No 6 Best Managed Company No 6 Best Corporate Governance No 6 Best Investor Relations No 4 Most Committed to a Strong Dividend Policy No 2 Best Medium Capital
  • Financial Insights Innovation Awards (FIIA) Special Mention for Transaction Banking Initiative Billing / Invoice Presentment and Payment System (BIPPS) 2009 Fin Tech Asia Conference Singapore
  • Anvil Award of Excellence 44th Anvil Awards Competition, Public Relations Programs ‘Executing the Vision as One' 2007 Annual Report Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) Consistent Winner in 2008 and 2009
  • Special Award - Best in Compliance with Philippine Financial Reporting Standards 'Executing the Vision as One' 2007 Annual Report 6th Best Annual Report Awards Management Association of the Philippines Recognized as Top 20 Finalist for the company's commitment to good corporate governance and adherence to international standards of financial reporting and disclosure practices that promotes transparency, accountability and fairness
  • Philippine Dealing System Group Awarded 2008 Best Securities House Award Top Rank in Four categories - Fixed-Income Securities Dealing Participant - Fixed-Income Securities Brokering Participant 2008 - Fixed-Income Cash Settlement Bank - Ranked 3rd in the Top 5 Spot FX Dealer 2008
  • Best Performing Government Securities Eligible Dealer Primary and Secondary Markets Bureau of Treasury
  • Best Bank in Philippine Peso Government Bonds The Asset Benchmark Survey, November 2009 Fourth consecutive award since 2006 - 2006 Ranked Among the Best Banks in Asian Currency Bonds and Securities Trading 3rd in The Philippines for Local Government Securities and 6th Across Asia in Local Corporate Bonds - 2007 Best Bank in Philippine Peso Government Bonds - 2008 Best Bank Overall in Philippine Peso Government & Corporate Bonds
2008
  • 2008 Third Best Local Brokerage House in the Philippines SB Equities Inc. ranked third best in the 2008 Asiamoney Annual Brokers Poll and consistently ranked in the Top Ten since 2004
  • 2008 Philippine Quill Award of Merit Communication Skills Division, Publications Category 'Executing the Vision as One' 2007 Annual Report International Association of Business Communications (IABC) Philippines November 2008
  • Most Astute Local Currency Bond Investor in the Philippines Awarded to Alan E. Atienza, SAVP, Peso Fixed Income Trading Desk, Treasury Group The Asset Benchmark's Asian Currency Bond Benchmark Survey November 2008
  • Special Recognition for Advocacy Support Conference on Hedging Facilities for Exporters 2008 BSP Annual Stakeholders' Awards
  • Best Domestic Provider for Local Currency Products Voted Best in the Philippines in the Structured Interest-Rate Products Category Asiamoney, 5th Annual Structured Products Poll, May 2008
  • The Asian Banker Promising Young Banker Award for Philippines Awarded to Mr. Rafael S. Algarra, Senior Vice President, Treasury Group Head The Asian Banker Achievement Awards 2007, March 2008
  • Anvil Award of Merit 43rd Anvil Awards Competition, Public Relations Programs "Shaped by Excellence" 2006 Annual Report Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) February 2008
  • Best Bank Overall in Philippine Peso Government & Corporate Bonds The Asset Benchmark's Asian Currency Bond Benchmark Survey November 2008
2007
  • Most Astute Local Currency Bond Investor and Top Trader / Salesperson in the Philippines The Asset Magazine, October 2007, The Asset Benchmark Survey
  • Best Bank in Philippine Peso Government Bonds The Asset Magazine, November 2007, The Asset Benchmark Survey
  • 2007 Philippine Quill Award of Merit Communication Creative Division, Publication Design Category "Shaped by Excellence" 2006 Annual Report International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Philippines November 2007
  • Worlds Top 1000 Banks 2006 Top 1000 World Banks Ranking issue, The Banker Magazine
  • Best Small Budget Product Brand Campaign - Bronze Award Security Bank Fixed Income Investment Solution 2 2nd Integrated Marketing Communications Effectiveness Awards
  • Best Small Budget Service Brand Campaign - Bronze Award Security Bank Fixed Income Investment Solution 2 2nd Integrated Marketing Communications Effectiveness Awards
  • Financial Insights Innovation Award (FIIA) Special Citation for the E-Collect Facility of Security Digibanker Chosen from over 60 banks and non-bank institutions in Asia Pacific 2007 Fin Tech Asia Conference, Singapore
  • Ranked 2nd Best Local Brokerage House in the Philippines Asiamoney 2007 Annual Brokers' Poll
  • Best Project Finance Awarded to SB Capital Corp. – Joint Lead Arranger Magat Hydro Power acquisition by SN Aboitiz Power The Asset Triple A Awards, December 2007
2006
  • 2006 Best Franchise Award in Asia Pacific 2006 - Diners Club Philippines Security Bank Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, SB Cards, won the award for the second time, having won the same in 2004 for its strong overall performance
  • Ranked Among Best Government Securities Dealer by the Bureau of Treasury 3rd Best Government Securities Eligible Dealer in the Secondary Market 4th Best Government Securities Eligible Dealer in both Primary and Secondary Market November, 2006 Bureau of Treasury
  • Ranked Among the Best Banks in Asian Currency Bonds and Securities Trading 3rd in The Philippines for Local Government Securities and 6th Across Asia in Local Corporate Bonds The Asset Magazine, October 2006, The Benchmark Research Survey
  • 3rd Best Local Brokerage House in the Philippines - SB Equities Inc. Asiamoney 2006 Annual Brokers Poll
  • Ranked Among the Best Domestic FX Providers in the Philippines The FX Poll, Asiamoney September 2006 across various categories for two consecutive years: Best Single Electronic Trading Platform, Best for Innovative FX Products and Structured Ideas, and Best for FX Sales
  • Security Bank Poll Standing in various categories: Rank Category No 2 Best Single Electronic Trading Platform No 2 Best for Innovative FX products and Structured Ideas No 3 Best for FX Sales
  • Best Local Cash Management Bank in the Philippines Ranked No. 2 as Voted by Large Capital Corporations in Asia Pacific Asiamoney, August 2006, Cash Management Poll
  • Best Commitment to Strong Dividend Payments Top Ten in the Philippines Finance Asia, April 2006, Philippines Best Managed Companies Poll
  • Gold Quill Award of Merit Publication Category "Our Customer. Our Focus." 2004 Annual Report Gold Quill Awards is a global competition that recognizes outstanding achievement in communication awarded by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Philippines
  • CEO Excel Award 2006 in Banking and Finance Category Awarded to Mr. Alberto S. Villarosa, Security Bank Corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer. Given by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Phils., in recognition of his outstanding skills in using communication tools in achieving business and stakeholder objectives.
  • Most Active Trading Participant of the Exchange 2006 Top Ranked Among Five Bank Awardees for the two consecutive years for garnering the highest volume of trading Second Annual Achievement Awards Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corporation (PDEX)
2005
  • Best Domestic Provider for Local Currency-Linked Products 2nd Annual Structured Products Poll, Asiamoney, August 2005
  • Ranked Among the Best Domestic FX Providers in the Philippines across various categories in The FX Poll, Asiamoney September 2005: - Ranked number 1 in "Best Single Electronic Trading Platform" - Ranked number 1 in "Best for Innovative FX Products and Structured Ideas" - Ranked number 2 in "Best in FX Sales" - Ranked among the Top 5 in "Best Domestic Provider for FX Services"
  • Most Active Trading Participant of the Exchange Top Ranked Among Five Bank Awardees First Annual Achievement Awards Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corporation (PDEX).
  • Most Outstanding Product for Secure Dollar Optima Asian Banking Awards, June 2005 besting 118 entries from 48 banks in 16 countries in Asia Pacific
2004
  • 3rd Best Local Brokerage House in the Philippines - SB Equities Inc. Asiamoney 2004 Brokers Poll conducted among 80 foreign fund managers.
  • Best Franchise Award - SB Cards Corporation for Diners Club Philippines Security Bank's credit card subsidiary won over peer franchises in 11 countries in Asia-Pacific