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Inquirer Holdings Corporation

Inquirer Holdings Corporation

Inquirer Holdings, Incorporated is the umbrella company of Inquirer’s media business.

It serves as the parent company of both Inquirer Publications, Incorporated and Inquirer Interactive, Incorporated, with 70 percent shares for each company, according to the company’s financial statement for 2015.

Inquirer Publications, Incorporated prints tabloids Libre, a free paper distributed in several train stations across the metro, Bandera, a Taglish tabloid that contains news and gossip, and Cebu Daily News, a provincial paper.

Meanwhile, Inquirer Interactive, Incorporated runs the online platform,

Inquirer Holdings also owns 55 percent of Inquirer Catalyst Media, an advertising and marketing company.

It also has 49 percent shares in Hinge Inquirer Publications, which prints lifestyle, niche and community magazines. In addition, it has minimal shares in the broadsheet Philippine Daily Inquirer, Incorporated at 10.26 percent.

Inquirer Holdings also has 51 percent shares in JCMWell Radio Holdings Corporation, which runs AM station Radyo Inquirer DZIQ 990 through Trans-Radio Broadcasting Corporation.

Aside from these media companies, Inquirer Holdings wholly owns publications and subscriptions delivery service DAG Xpress Courier, Inc.

Key facts

Mother Company

Pinnacle Printers Corporation

Business Form


Legal Form


Business Sectors

Mass media


Pinnacle Printers Corporation

Pinnacle Printers is owned by the Prieto Family.

Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Philippine Daily Inquirer (0.65)

Other Radio Outlets

Radyo Inquirer DZIQ 990 AM

Other Online Outlets


Media Business


Philippine Daily Inquirer, Incorporated (10.26)

Online publishing

Inquirer Interactive, Incorporated (69.99)


Trans-Radio Broadcasting Corporation (through JCMWell Radio Holdings)


Freight forwarding

DAG Express Courier, Inc. (100)

General Information

Founding Year



Marixi R. Prieto, Ma. Theresa P. Valdes, Dennis O. Valdes, Alexandra R. Prieto, Paolo R. Prieto

Affiliated Interests Founder

Marixi R. Prieto is the chairman of Philippine Daily Inquirer. Her children Alexandra and Paolo heads the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Inc. and Inquirer Interactive, Inc. while Theresa writes as a lifestyle columnist. Dennis Valdes is the president of PhilWeb Casino Corporation.


Missing Data


T-12 Sunvar Plaza Bldg., Amorsolo St. Makati CityTel.: 843-9171

Tax/ ID Number


Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

0.51 Mil $ / 24.01 Mil P

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

0.43 Mil $ / 20.24 Mil P

Advertising (in % of total funding)

Missing Data


Executive Board

Marixi Prieto, Chairman

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

Audience share based on Nielsen’s National Urban TV Audience Measurement (TV, Jan-August 2016), Nielsen's Consumer and Media View (Print, Jan-August 2016), Audience share from Nielsen's Radio Audience Measurement (Radio, Jan-August 2016), Effective Measurement (2016)


General Information Sheet of Inquirer Holdings, Incorporated (available upon request at SEC) (2016), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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