1.What are the qualities of Jaime Zobel de Ayala which made him pioneer in urban development through real estate? •In this kind of industry, perseverance and determination helped in the pioneering of real estate development and banking in the country. Ayala is transforming itself into an organization that empowers individuals, cultivates thought leadership, and rewards initiative. It is also committed to a development agenda that sees entrepreneurship as the engine for progress to a better future.
2. Trace the various industries that Ayala ventured into through the internet.
Trace the financial strength, high product quality, and professionalism he has inculcated in these businesses. Comment on these. Ayala has built a pioneering legacy in various industries and to this day maintains leadership in key sectors of the Philippine economy. Through its strategic investments, Ayala realizes its mission to ensure long-term profitability, increase shareholder value, provide employment, participate in the national development agenda and enhance the lives of Filipinos through its innovative products and services.
•Ayala Land (PSE: ALI) is the Philippines’ largest fully integrated property developer and one of the most successful developers of prime commercial spaces in the country. It is engaged in master planning and developing growth centers with a mix of residential, shopping center, office, hotel, and leisure components.
•Bank of the Philippine Islands (PSE: BPI) is the largest Philippine bank in terms of market capitalization and the third largest in terms of total assets. It has a lead position in intermediation capacity, corporate and consumer lending, remittances, and electronic banking. •Globe Telecom (PSE: GLO) is a major provider of telecommunications services in the Philippines. Formed out of a partnership between Ayala and Singapore Telecom, the company operates one of the largest and most technologically advanced mobile, fixed line, and broadband networks in the country. •Manila Water (PSE: MWC) is the sole provider of water and wastewater services in the East Zone of Metro Manila. It now has existing operations in other parts of the Philippines, and in Vietnam. •Integrated Micro-Electronics (PSE: IMI) is a leading electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider in the region.
•Ayala Automotive Holdings Corporation is a leading vehicle dealership network of both Honda and Isuzu brands with a 7% share of Philippine auto industry sales. •Live It Investments is the holding company for Ayala’s investments in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector. •AG Holdings is the holding company for the Ayala group’s international property investments in the United States and Asia. •AC Energy Holdings is Ayala’s power generation holding company with investments in the development of solar, wind, and mini-hydro energy sources. My opinion on this is that Ayala group of companies has a good strategies, and the profitability of their company are stable or some may decline but not for so long. They ensure that the benefit will be on their shareholders, consumers and employees.