Pursuing Excellence and Strong Partnerships Through the Years

Our History

1976 – Our commitment to clients can be traced back when Unicapital Finance and Investments, Inc. was established as the Group’s financing arm providing financial and loan services to individuals and corporations

1994 – Majalco, Inc. and GMA Network, Inc. entered into a joint venture to form the investment house, Unicapital, Inc. (UI),  that subsequently acquired 100% of Unicapital Finance and Investments, Inc. (UFII).

1997 – The Company further expanded its services through the incorporation of a majority-owned subsidiary Unicapital Securities, Inc. – a securities brokerage house licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and a bonafide member of the Philippine Stock Exchange. 

2014 – Having recognized the opportunity of launching an online platform to make trading easier and more convenient, UTrade was formally launched and continues to grow its client base with the promise of a convenient and reliable online platform, apart from the assurance of exceptional customer service. UTrade provides real-time market information, superior trading tools, and access to a wealth of information to help clients in their stock investing decisions. As an online platform, UTrade focuses on providing its clients with continuous learning and education via regular workshops along with sound stock market investing information and comprehensive research. 

2020 – We remain committed to our mission as we forge a partnership with Japanese securities brokerage Naito Securities Co., Ltd. that will allow us to expand our presence locally and overseas and increase the range of products and services we can provide. Naito Securities was established in 1933 and sharing the same goal, they offer advisory and brokerage services to clients for various assets including Japanese, US, and Chinese equities, mutual funds, and bonds.

Throughout the years, we remain dedicated to our mission to be the preferred independent financial services partner to the emerging growth sectors of the Philippine economy. We remain committed to expand our capabilities in order to help our partners take advantage of the best possible opportunities for them and their businesses.

Shareholders

The strength of any house lies in its foundation, and Unicapital, Inc. firmly believes in this principle as its owners are recognized and held in high esteem in their respective fields. Its major stockholders are:

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Majalco, Inc.

Acknowledged as a stable force in the real estate industry, the company has been in existence since the 1960’s with its core business focused on landholdings suitable for commercial property development in the Makati City Central Business District. It also has major shareholder interests in banking and insurance.

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Majent Management and Development Corp. and FLG Management and Development Corp.

Majent Management is owned by Menardo R. Jimenez, GMA’s former President and CEO and presently Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Unicapital. The institution has interests in companies engaged in real estate development, banking, manufacturing and trading of abaca pulp sheets, and a retail coffee chain. FLG Management is owned by Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, the present Chief Executive and Chairman of GMA Network. Other than its ownership in GMA Network, FLG Management also has various interests in companies engaged in power generation, real estate development, and legal services through a prestigious law firm.

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GMA Network, Inc.

Recognized as the leading free-to-air media broadcasting company in the Philippines, it is principally engaged in television and radio broadcasting, production of television programs for domestic and international audiences and other related businesses.

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Naito Securities Co., Ltd.

In 2020, we remain committed to our mission as we forge a partnership with Japanese securities brokerage Naito Securities Co.m Ltd. that will allow us to expand our presence locally and overseas and increase the range of products and services we can provide. Naito Securities was established in 1933 and sharing the same goal, they offer advisory and brokerage services to clients for various assets including Japanese, US, and Chinese equities, mutual funds, and bonds.