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First Capital Treasuries announces LKR 750Mn Debenture Issue


Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020

First Capital Treasuries PLC the Primary Dealer arm and a subsidiary of First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group), has announced that it intends to issue Listed, Rated, Subordinated, Unsecured, Redeemable Debentures with a principal value of LKR 750Mn maturing in five years with the following Interest payment options payable semi-annually; Type A – 12.75% p.a.… …
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CEO of First Capital – the 1st guest for 2020 on Business Today (Channel Eye)


Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2020

BUSINESS TODAY 2020-01-01 | CHANNELEYE MAGAZINE Dilshan Wirasekara – Director/ Chief Executive Officer of First Capital, appearing as the first guest on Business Today on Channel Eye business programme sharing his insights on financial disintermediation , policy consistency, economic growth and investment strategies for 2020. …
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King of Retail: Ceylon Cold Stores PLC


Published on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

“ Echelon magazine publishes an article about the report done by First Capital Research on Ceylon Cold Stores PLC.” …
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Weekly Govt Securities Market: 1-Year bill yield rises to nearly two months high


Published on Monday, January 13, 2020

By First Capital Research Weekly Yield Movement & Volume The secondary market yield curve witnessed a slight upward shift mainly in the short to mid tenor maturities while the long end remained broadly unchanged.  The market witnessed mixed activities during the week, with moderate volumes while activities were mainly centred on 2023, 2024, and 2027… …
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ICRA Lanka reaffirms the ratings of First Capital Treasuries PLC


Published on Tuesday, January 7, 2020

ICRA Lanka Limited, subsidiary of ICRA Limited, a group company of Moody’s Investors Service, has reaffirmed the issuer rating of [SL]A- (pronounced SL A minus) with stable outlook for First Capital Treasuries PLC (FCT or “the Company”). ICRA Lanka has also reaffirmed the issue rating of [SL]BBB+ (pronounced SL triple B plus) with stable outlook… …
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First Capital’s CFO and Treasuries Team recognized at Dunamis Awards


Published on Friday, January 3, 2020

Dunamis Awards for the period – June to November 2019 were awarded to the First Capital Treasuries Team, with the Individual Award awarded to CFO of First Capital Holdings PLC Mangala Jayashantha for his contributions. The awards are Dunamis Group’s recognition for exceptional performance by Teams and Individuals and for living the Dunamis Values. …
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First Capital wins Silver – Investment Banking Category at 55th Annual Report Awards


Published on Tuesday, December 24, 2019

First Capital Holdings PLC, the only listed investment bank in Sri Lanka, won the Silver Award under the newly introduced industry category ‘Investment Banking’ at the 55th Annual Report Awards competition organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka).   The Award and Certificate were presented to First Capital by Annual… …
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Financial disintermediation, need of the hour


Published on Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Sri Lanka is too dependent on banks and financial institutions and it is of much importance to acknowledge the importance of the capital market. Banks and financial institutions are limiting both corporate and investors. What we need is a financial disintermediation, which would permit investors to access the capital market directly for cheaper funding. These… …
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A Healthy Start for a Fresh Day


Published on Friday, December 13, 2019

As part of the ‘Wellness’ initiatives conducted by First Capital HR, Kola Kanda and Kurrakan Kanda were distributed to the staff under the theme ‘a Healthy Start for a Fresh Day”. …
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Our Director / CEO Dilshan Wirasekara recognize by Echelon Magazine as a thought leader of the New Establishment 100 pushing boundaries and taking Sri Lanka to the future.


Published on Friday, November 1, 2019

Echelon Magazine The importance of saving is ingrained into Sri Lankans at a young age. However, financial literacy is otherwise low in Sri Lanka, except in the Western Province, says Dilshan Wirasekara. Students should be taught financial literacy incrementally in school. However, as they are not, a majority of Sri Lankans reach adulthood only knowing… …
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