Roberto V. Ongpin - updates

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Sale of Meralco shares didn't happen – Landbank

Sep 28, 2015 - 3:20 PM

There is no violation of the Anti Graft Law since the block sale of the bank s Meralco shares did not materialize Landbank says

NO BASIS. "There is no basis for a criminal indictment or administrative sanction against former members of the LBP board of directors, including some incumbent bank officers," the Landbank of the Philippines statement reads.

Ex-Landbank, SSS execs face graft charges over Meralco deal

Sep 24, 2015 - 6:49 PM

The deal involved the block sale of SSS Meralco shares for P5 669 billion to Global 5000 a company identified with businessman Roberto V Ongpin

Wenceslao seeks court relief over Alphaland Marina Club row

Nov 05, 2014 - 7:10 PM

The Wenceslao family says that Ongpin led Alphaland has possessed their land titles covering majority of a marina project in Aseana City

Alphaland to raise P3.4B for 2014 real estate projects

Jul 16, 2014 - 7:45 AM

The Roberto Ongpin led property firm also hopes its proposal to voluntarily delist from the Philippine Stock Exchange will be granted

RAISING FUNDS. Alphaland Corporation is raising about P3.43 billion through issuance of shares to fund real estate projects for this year, pending voluntary delisting petition amid disclosure violations.

Wenceslao hits Alphaland-Ashmore settlement, seeks first right

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:15 PM

Wenceslao says it has right of first refusal over Alphaland shares in their JV before the shares can be offered to the Ashmore group

HONOR THY CONTRACT. Wenceslao Group said it asked Alphaland to “honor its contractual obligations” governing their joint venture to develop the marina project in Aseana City. Image from Alphaland brochure

Peeling off the legalese rind

Jun 13, 2014 - 11:03 AM

How are prayer and quash used in legal terms? Understand legal jargon in the context of the dismissed graft charges vs businessman Bobby Ongpin

Gerry Geronimo

Wenceslao Group, Ongpin tussle over Alphaland Marina Club

Feb 25, 2014 - 8:48 AM

The Wenceslao Group asserts that its joint venture partner Roberto Ongpin is selling shares for the project outside the joint venture

ALPHALAND MARINA CLUB. The Wenceslao Group says its partner in the joint venture is selling shares for the project outside of the joint venture. Image from Alphaland brochure

Ongpin-led San Miguel stockholder to debut on PSE

Oct 18, 2013 - 3:09 AM

The controlling group in San Miguel led by businessman Roberto Bobby Ongpin is taking steps to address circuitous ownership issue

STOCK DEBUT. The controlling group in San Miguel Corporation led by controversial businessman Roberto "Bobby" Ongpin is taking steps to address circuitous ownership issue. File photo by AFP

Shares of Ongpin-led Alphaland jump 50%

Mar 01, 2013 - 6:47 PM

The shares of Roberto Ongpin s property firm Alphaland soared 50 to P29 25 when it resumed trading on March 1

ACTIVE AGAIN. The shares of Alphaland resume trading on March 1 after a 2-month suspension. Screenshot of homepage

Alphaland meets PSE public float rule

Feb 21, 2013 - 8:01 PM

The property developer sells more shares to comply with the 10 minimum public ownership requirement

Ongpin finds BSP official's charge 'amusing'

Jan 15, 2013 - 6:58 PM

Businessman Roberto Ongpin laughed off charges that he is singling out and persecuting Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas BSP deputy governor Nestor Espenilla Jr

Ongpin shifting the blame: BSP

Jan 11, 2013 - 2:17 PM

In the ongoing word war turned legal drama between the BSP and Roberto V Ongpin the regulator says the businessman has been shifting the blame and persecuting one of its top officials

IN A BATTLE. Word war and a legal battle ongoing between businessman Roberto V. Ongpin (right) and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas whose Deputy Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. (left) is caught in the middle.

Ongpin vs BSP saga: Lame defense and graft case

Jan 09, 2013 - 12:12 PM

At stake are Ongpin s reputation and the independent government agencies muscle to rein in one of the country s most powerful

IN A BATTLE. Businessman Roberto V. Ongpin (right) slams the central bank for defending its official, Nestor Espenilla Jr. (left)

Word war: BSP says Ongpin is wrong, defends central bank official

Jan 08, 2013 - 5:16 PM

The BSP said businessman Roberto V Ongpin was wrong for singling out Deputy Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr in the freezing of his bank accounts

Ongpin leaves PBCom post

Jan 02, 2013 - 1:20 PM

The businessman submits his resignation on December 28 2012

RESIGNED. Businessman Roberto Ongpin quits board of PBCom. This photo appears on the commercial bank's 2011 annual report

13 DBP officials sacked over P660-M loans to Ongpin grp

Dec 06, 2012 - 11:15 AM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales orders the dismissal from service of 13 officials of state run Development Bank of the Philippines DBP for granting P660 M loans in 2009 that she considered behest or illegal

Former DBP vice chair and president Reynaldo David

Ombudsman: File criminal cases vs. Ongpin, ex-DBP officials

Sep 27, 2012 - 7:17 PM

Ombudsman Morales says criminal cases must be filed against 28 individuals including one of the country s richest Roberto V Ongpin for loans from state owned bank DBP used to purchase shares of Philex Mining in 2009

Former DBP vice chair and president Reynaldo David

Osmeña to resign if can't prove Mike Arroyo behind DBP-Ongpin loan

Jun 13, 2012 - 6:25 PM

Sen Sergio Osmeña is 110 confident that former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo had a hand in the over P660 million loans reportedly granted illegally by state run bank to businessman Roberto V Ongpin