First Capital Holdings PLC has organized an investor forum titled “First Capital Equity Forum – Life Insurance and Port City” to be held on Thursday 15th July 2021, from 3.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. The forum will be presented as a virtual form, via Zoom and Facebook Live.
The event is geared to provide participants with an overview of our expectations on the Life Insurance Sector, followed by a panel discussion on the Life Insurance Sector and a dialogue on the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Act.
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Sri Lanka Investment Forum Livestream, in which our Director, CEO, Dilshan Wirasekara moderated a discussion on the Potential of Corporate Debt Capital with Senaka Kakiriwaragodage – Director, Chief Executive Officer for NDB Capital Holdings Limited and Vishnu Balachandran – Executive Vice President for CAL.
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THE WORD JANASHAKTHI MEANS ‘THE STRENGTH OF THE PEOPLE’ AND IT BEGAN WITH A FAMILY OVER TWO DECADES AGO
Janashakthi Group Chairman Chandana de Silva and Managing Director/ Group CEO Ramesh Schaffter discuss the company’s humble origins and transformation into a leading diversified conglomerate in the country. They also share insights on how different businesses and people across the group are aligned to a single vision to embark on the transformational journey envisioned for the group and explore new avenues of growth.
Tell us how Janashakthi Group is creating synergies between its different business units for growth?
Schaffter: Our group’s businesses are leaders in their respective industries, and we have now aligned ourselves to further strengthen our business operations. This business model allows the group companies to share services and leverage synergies and access expertise across a range of functions. Our strength has been our leadership, both at management and board level, who bring a variety of skills and experience from diverse backgrounds. We believe operational excellence and customer service are essential requirements for growth and for staying ahead of the competition.
Colombo 17th February 2021; Investment institution First Capital Holding PLC has come forward as the principal sponsor for the SSC Open Tennis Championships. The SSC Open 2021 is to be conducted from 19th February to 7th March 2021 at the Singhalese Sports Club (SSC) Tennis courts. The championships will be the first major open ranking tournament for the year 2021 having already attracted more than 650 entries and is one of the most anticipated events for the year.
“First Capital is pleased to sponsor the SSC Open Tennis Championships, as we see the impact of tournaments such as this in upholding high standards and enabling high performance. The Championships have a strong synergy with our corporate values and our brand promise to deliver ‘performance first’. We are confident this partnership will further strengthen the association between our organizations and enable the upliftment of the sport across Sri Lanka”, stated Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara, Director / Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC, at the event to announce the Principal Sponsorship held recently.
The championships will be conducted under the purview of the governing body of the sport, the Sri Lanka Tennis Association and organized by the SSC Tennis House Committee. ‘All health and safety guidelines recommended by the Ministry of Health will be adhered to in conducting the championship, ensuring maximum safety to its participants and stakeholders at large’ said Mr Chammika De Silva the Tournament Director of the SSC Tennis Championships 2021.
The SSC Open Tennis Championships has had a long history and has gained prominence as a steppingstone for young talent, with most of its winners moving on to the national and international stage in the years ahead. This makes the championships one of the most sought-after fixture in the Sri Lankan Tournament calendar, also gaining the trust in its participant as a well-organized event. The championships will comprise of Girls and Boys events from under 12 to under 18 (Singles & Doubles), Men’s and Women’s Singles and Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Veterans events for over 35, over 45 & over 55 age groups.
Long standing supporters of the SSC Open Tennis Championships, Diesel and Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) and 3 G Sports (Head Tennis Balls) will continue as co-sponsor and the main ball sponsor respectively. Further co-sponsors include ABC Shipping and Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL), which will be the nutrition sponsor. The Peoples Bank has also come forward to support the SSC Open this year.
Mr. Mufaddal Hazari, an International Tennis Federation qualified official with long years of experience will serve as the tournament referee.
(Insert photo – with caption) ‘Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara, Director / Chief Executive Officer, First Capital Holdings PLC (on the Right) handing over the Sponsorship Cheque to Mr. Vasantha Wijesekera, Honourary Secretary, Singhalese Sports Club’, also in the picture (L-R), Mr. Neshan Gunasekera, Honourary Chairman, SSC Tennis House Committee, Mr. Nilanka Peiris, Honourary Treasurer, SSC, Ms. Nisansala Munasinghe, Manager Branding and Marketing Services First Capital Holdings PLC and Mr. Chandana De Silva, Director, First Capital Holdings PLC’
Photo credit – Mr Kamal Wanniarachchi of The Island
First Capital presents “Mid-year Outlook – 3rd Research Conference” a follow-up to the hugely successful “Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference” held in February 2020, at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand.
The event is geared to provide participants of the investment community, an overview of our expectations on the economic front mainly on interest rates, AWPLR, exchange rate, bond expectations, GDP forecast etc.
Mid-year Outlook 2020 webinar will be held on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020 at 3.00 pm.
Presenters, Dimantha Mathew and Atchuthan Srirangan from our Research Team will take you through a recap of recommendations of Jan 2020 and post covid-19 revisions, in addition to discussing “Why W-Shaped Recovery?”.
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DECEMBER 27, 2017
COLOMBO, Dec 26 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares touched a near two-week closing high on Tuesday, as investors picked up banking and diversified stocks, with muted trading as investors went on holiday in the Christmas week.
Investors were also waiting for direction on interest rates when the central bank unveils its monetary policy later this week, analysts said.
The Colombo Stock Index ended 0.42 percent firmer at 6,350.30, its highest since Dec. 15.
“The overall uptrend is due to some window-dressing in some of the blue chip counters,” said Dimantha Mathew, head of research at First Capital Holdings.
“Overall investor interest is very low and it’s a very weak market with most of the broker community also on holiday.”
Shares in conglomerate John Keells Holdings Plc gained 1.1 percent, while Sri Lanka Telecom Plc ended 4.1 percent higher and Hatton National Bank Plc rose 0.2 percent.
Turnover stood at 153.8 million rupees ($1.01 million), below this year’s daily average of 923.2 million rupees.
Foreign investors net sold 4.1 million rupees worth of shares on Tuesday, but they have net bought 18.4 billion rupees worth equities so far this year.
The currency and stock markets were closed on Monday for Christmas. ($1 = 152.6000 Sri Lankan rupees) (Reporting by Ranga Sirilal; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath)
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