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Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company

Metrobank in Summary
Established in 1962 to provide financial services to the Filipino-Chinese community

Universal bank providing corporate and commercial banking products and services throughout the Philippines

Currently boasts an extensive domestic branch network and a network of international foreign branches and representative offices

Owns a majority of First Metro Investment Corporation, one of Philippines’ oldest and most established investment bank and PSBank, the second largest savings bank in terms of total deposits and assets (2014, BSP)

One of the first banks to receive a universal banking license from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to engage in finance-related businesses

One of the top three largest Philippine banks by equity capilization and total assets and total deposits



Metrobank Card
First Metro Investment Corporation
First Metro Asset Management Inc.
First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation

Key Statistics as of
March 2016

Total Assets PHP 1.7 trillion
Customer Deposits PHP 1.2 trillion
Net Loans PHP 873 billion
Market Capitalization Php 266 billion
Deposit Customers 3.5 million
Employees worldwide 10,166
Automated teller machines 2,226
Domestic branches 945
GT Capital shareholding 25.4%
Consolidated capital adequacy ratio 18.3%
Consolidated Tier 1 ratio 15.0%

GT Capital conducts banking services through its 25.4% interest in Metropolitan Bank &Trust Company, more popularly known as Metrobank, a universal bank that offers corporate and commercial banking products and services throughout the Philippines.

As of March 31, 2016, Metrobank, along with its subsidiaries and associates (the Metrobank Group), was the one of the largest Philippine banks by asset size and total deposits, with total assets of P1.7 trillion and total deposits of P1.2 trillion.

MBT is also the largest Philippine bank by book capitalization and controls 11.4% of the Philippine banking system’s total asset base as of December 2014.

MBT has been listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange since 1981, and as of December 31, 2014 was the second largest Philippine bank by market capitalization (P219 billion, U.S.$4.9 billion). As of the same date, the MBT Group’s Tier 1 and total capital adequacy ratio were 12.1% and 16.0%, respectively.

Ownership Structure

Corporate Milestones

Diversified franchise with large scale operations

Overseas presence
  • 32 branches and subsidiary offices in countries and territories worldwide
  • 125 remittance correspondents and 185 remittance agents present in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Asia-Pacific
Domestic presence
  • Combined domestic branch network of 945 branches 
  • Network of  almost 2,226 Metrobank and PSBank ATMs nationwide

Metrobank Plaza along Gil Puyat Avenue in Makati City

Financial Highlights as of December 2014