China Banking Corp. chairman Hans Sy spent P22.6 million to beef up his shareholdings in the listed-bank led by bankero William Whang last month.
Sy acquired 780,000 shares at P25.80 per share for a total consideration of P20.12 million last March 14.
The following day, the bank chairman spent another P2.48 million to purchase 95,400 shares at P26 per share.
After the buying spree, Sy’s direct ownership in the bank consisted of 1.54 million shares, while his indirect shareholdings total 3.71 million shares.
The shares of China Bank gained 20 centavos to close at P27 per share on Tuesday.