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Inquirer Holdings, Inc.

Inquirer Holdings, Inc.

Inquirer Holdings, Inc. is the umbrella company of Inquirer’s media businesses.

Its subsidiaries include Inquirer Interactive, Inc., the company that runs, real estate company Lexmedia Realty, and investment company Mediacom Equities.

Pinnacle Printers Corporation holds the majority ownership of Inquirer Holdings at 68.9%.

Excel Pacific Holding Corporation, a company owned by Treasurekeeper Holdings - a subsidiary of Hastings Holdings, owned by the Manuel Pangilinan-led MediaQuest Holdings, Inc, - owns 25% of Inquirer Holdings. Inc.

According to SEC documents, Treasurekeeper Holdings is owned by Matrix Resources Portfolio Holdings, Inc. of the Rufino-Prieto family.

Mercedes “Peachy” Prieto, Marixi Prieto’s sister-in-law, also has shares in Inquirer Holdings. Peachy runs the Casa Roces restaurant in Malacanang.

As of its latest audited financial statement submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Inquirer holdings reported a revenue of Php 8, 415, 474 (US $151,769.62) (2023).

Inquirer Holdings has a presence in printing and publications, digital news, and broadcast.

The media conglomerate owns the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Bandera, Inquire Libre, and distributes real estate zines in upscale communities and sells a magazine on food services.

Its subsidiary, Inquirer Interactive, operates, one of the most accessed news portals in the country.

Inquirer also has a radio station, DZIQ 990, which is on the AM band and airs news and public affairs programs.

Inquirer Holdings is owned by the Prieto family, who are also into real estate, printing, and logistics businesses.

The Prieto family, headed by Marixi, used to supply paper for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, until the family bought ownership of the newspaper in the 1990’s.

In 1994, Marixi became the chair of the PDI. In 1998, her daughter, “Sandy” became the company president.

The paper later expanded to other media businesses such as dailies, digital news, and radio.

Apart from media, the Prieto family also has businesses in real estate and logistics. They also own a group of printing companies.

Key facts

Mother Company

Pinnacle Printers Corporation

Business Form


Legal Form

Stock Corporation

Business Sectors

Real Estate - Lexmedia Realty, Inc.; Logistics - Delivery Access Group Xpress Courier; Education - Inquirer Academy; Investment - Mediacom Equities, Inc.


Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

The Philippine Daily Inquirer

Other Radio Outlets

Inquirer Radio DZIQ 990

Other Online Outlets


Media Business


Hinge Inquirer Publications


Lexmedia Digital, Inc.

Content production



Real Estate

Lexmedia Realty, Inc.


Delivery Access Group Xpress Courier


Inquirer Academy


Mediacom Equities, Inc.

General Information

Founding Year


Affiliated Interests Founder

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G/F Molave Building, 2231 Chino Roces Avenue, Brgy. Bangkal, Makati City

Fax: 843-8061

Tax/ ID Number


Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

151,769.62 US$ / 8,415, 474 PhP

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Executive Board

Marixi Prieto

Chairman of the Board of Inquirer Holdings, Inc. She is the mother of Inquirer Group of Companies President and CEO Ma. Alexandra “Sandy” Prieto-Romualdez, Inquirer Interactive President Paolo R. Prieto, and Inquirer lifestyle columnist Ma. Theresa “Tessa” Prieto-Valdes.

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

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

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Meta Data

Founding year based on date of incorporation as reflected in the General Information Sheet.

Number of employees (1) based on GIS filed with the SEC.

Revenue is based on the latest Audited Financial Statement available from the SEC which is as of December 2013.

Currency conversion based on the PhP-US$ exchange rate for 30 November 2023.

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