Category Archives: Corporate

First Capital ties up with foreign brokerages


Published on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

First Capital Equities, the equity arm of First Capital Holdings PLC, has taken several steps to strengthen its business by establishing strategic partnerships with stock brokering houses based in Asia and the US, in addition to reinforcing its local efforts through the group’s expanding branch network. Director/Group CEO, Dilshan Wirasekara told the Business Times that… …
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First Capital records profit after tax of Rs. 731Mn for the 1st half of 2017/18


Published on Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Colombo 16th November 2017 First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group) recorded a profit after tax of Rs. 731Mn for the 1st half of 2017/18, a substantial increase compared to Rs. 406Mn in the corresponding period of the previous year. Total comprehensive income for the 1st half was Rs. 641Mn (2016/17 – Rs. 406Mn). The primary… …
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First Capital team participates at “Invest Sri Lanka” Investor Forum – New York


Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  The “Invest Sri Lanka Investor Forum” organized by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) in association with stock brokers in Sri lanka (CSE Member Firms) and leading listed companies was held yesterday (October 16) at the Sofitel New York receiving an unprecedented response from the… …
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Nishan de Mel joins First Capital Board


Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Published on Daily FT | 2017-10-17 Dr. Nishan de Mel has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of First Capital Holdings Plc. He is an economist with extensive academic policy and private sector experience currently serving as Executive Director and Head of Research at Verite Research Ltd. Dr. de Mel has held several governing, teaching and… …
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4th Asia Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations


Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Asia Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations is preparing to take over Colombo from Saturday, 21st October to Saturday, 28th October 2017 with over 3,500 international and local participants. The weeklong festival of choral competitions, friendship concerts and gala celebration concerts will be the harbinger of good tidings for the future of… …
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First Capital’s A- rating reaffirmed by ICRA Lanka


Published on Thursday, October 12, 2017

The issuer rating of SL[A-] with stable outlook was reaffirmed for First Capital Holdings PLC (First Capital) by ICRA Lanka Limited, a subsidiary of ICRA Limited, a group company of Moody’s Investors Service.  ICRA Lanka also reaffirmed the issuer rating [SL]A- with stable outlook for First Capital’s standalone primary dealer First Capital Treasuries PLC.  … …
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Three leading companies onboard as Gold Sponsors for 38th NCCA


Published on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Published on Mirror Business on 2017-09-18 Three of the country’s leading companies, Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB), First Capital Holdings PLC and Softlogic Life PLC recently came onboard as gold sponsors for the 38th National Conference of Chartered Accountants (NCCA) organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka). The… …
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