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FIRST CAPITAL FOSTERING STRONG BONDS WITH REGIONAL CLIENTS

Dilshan Wirasekara Director / CEO of First Capital, staff members Kosala Liyanagedara, Naveen Samarasekera, Anushi Ranawaka, Sewwandi Kathriarachchi, Rangajeewa Abeywickrama, Nisansala Munasinghe at Branch Opening Ceremonies in Negombo, Kurunegala and Kandy.

March 06th 2018 – First Capital Holdings PLC, further expanded its branch network in an effort to forester stronger bonds with regionally based clients. During the last year First Capital added a new branch in Negombo to its existing network, while also re-locating offices in Kandy, Kurunegala and Matara to state-of-the-art, stand-alone branches providing value-added products and solutions to both issuer and investor clients.

The First Capital branch network cover all product offerings from the Investment Bank’s five subsidiary businesses, consisting services in Government Securities, Stockbrokering, Unit Trusts, Wealth Management, Capital Markets Advisory including Debentures, Commercial Papers, Trust Certificate, Share/ Business Valuations and Mergers and Acquisitions.

“We embarked on a strategy of improving our branch network, to complement the already existing delivery channels, as we feel it’s an important investment made to broad base the access to capital market knowledge and investment across the country said Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC, Dilshan Wirasekara.

“We understood that our customers seek comfort in approaching a more tangible branch premises, discussing their investments over a cup of tea. This builds a lot of confidence between our clients and our brand. Our branch expansion is aimed to accommodate these needs” said Senior Manager – Branch Operations Menaka Wavegedara.

“First Capital takes this opportunity to express our appreciation for the continued trust placed on us by our loyal clients and assure that we strive to exceed the expectations placed on us.” Wavegedara concluded.

The new office will continue to offer the same efficient and friendly service delivering reliable advice and awareness on investing for the benefit of its customers.

The branch contact details are as follows; Negombo Branch Office (located on the Chilaw-Colombo Main Road) +94 31-2233299, Kandy Branch Office (located on Kotugodella Veediya) +94 81 2 236 010, Kurunegala Branch Office (located on Mihindu Mawatha) +94 37 2 222 930 and Matara Branch Office (located on Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha) +94 41 2 222 988. The First Capital Holdings PLC head office is located at No 02 Deal Place Colombo 00300

Company information –

First Capital Holdings PLC (First Capital Group) is an investment bank comprising of First Capital Treasuries PLC, First Capital Limited, First Capital Asset Management Limited, First Capital Equities (Private) Limited and First Capital Markets Limited. The company’s Board of Directors comprises of Nishan Fernando – Chairperson, Dinesh Schaffter – Managing Director, Eardley Perera, Ms. Minette Perera, Chandana de Silva and Dr. Nishan de Mel as Independent Directors and Dilshan Wirasekara as Director and Chief Executive Officer.

The company is listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange and is rated “A-” with a stable outlook by ICRA Lanka.