ABOUT THE COMPANY
Lopez Holdings Corporation (formerly Benpres Holdings Corporation) was incorporated in 1993 by the Lopez family of the Philippines to serve as the holding company for investments in major development sectors such as broadcasting and cable; telecommunications; power generation and distribution; and banking. It added to its portfolio, investments in other basic service sectors but has since sold its direct interest in banking, toll roads, information technology, property development, cable and health care delivery.
Through publicly listed First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPH), Lopez Holdings maintains interests in energy, real estate, manufacturing, construction and energy services. FPH is the controlling shareholder of publicly listed First Gen Corporation (FGEN), the country’s leading clean and renewable energy producer, with power plants that use geothermal, hydro, and natural gas for fuel. FGEN manages the world’s largest integrated geothermal power producer, publicly listed Energy Development Corporation.
Real estate investments of FPH are in publicly listed Rockwell Land Corporation, developer and manager of premium inner city communities; and First Philippine Industrial Park, the preferred investment community that hosts multinationals in light industries. First Philippine Electric Corporation is the intermediate holding company for FPH investments in lean manufacturing. FPH also controls First Balfour, Inc., a construction and engineering company; ThermaPrime, a geothermal drilling company; and First Philippine Industrial Corporation, the country’s largest commercial pipeline.
Through publicly ABS-CBN Corporation, Lopez Holdings maintains interests in multimedia content creation (news and entertainment program production for television, radio, cable, recording, film, magazine publishing, mobile and internet), converged mobile telecom services (ABS-CBN Convergence, Inc.), international sales and distribution of news and entertainment content, talent management, program licensing and merchandising, and remittance and cargo services.
Lopez Holdings serves as a parent company to conglomerates FPH and ABS-CBN.