Forbes Philippines to be launched in 2015

Posted at 04/22/2014 10:41 AM | Updated as of 04/22/2014 10:41 AM

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine edition of Forbes magazine will be coming out early next year.

On Tuesday, Forbes Media LLC and Gokongwei-led Summit Media announced it is launching Forbes Philippines. The first issue will be published in early 2015.

"We are excited to be partnering with Summit Media to launch Forbes Philippines. The Philippines is one of ASEAN's most dynamic economies and Forbes Philippines will serve the country's growing community of tycoons, CEOs, investors and aspiring entrepreneurs," William Adamopoulos, CEO/Asia of Forbes Media LLC, said in a statement.

"Forbes is the leading global business media brand recognized for its signature lists on the world's richest, best companies, most powerful women, celebrities, innovators, young disruptors and next generation leaders as well as heroes of philanthropy. We believe the power of the Forbes brand resonates very well with our readers, which includes top investors, entrepreneurs and C-suite executives. With our passion and knowledge of the Philippines market, Forbes Philippines will be a great success," Lisa Gokongwei-Cheng, President, Summit Media said.

Forbes Philippines will have feature articles on the country's top entrepreneurs, executives, business owners, celebrities and philanthropists.

Forbes Philippines will also have access to Forbes stories from around the world and will feature local content from the Forbes Philippines editorial team.

The initial circulation of Forbes Philippines will be 10,000 per month.