First Capital powers National Conference of Chartered Accountants

First Capital Holdings PLC, a leading investment bank in Sri Lanka, recently came onboard to power the 36th National Conference of Chartered Accountants with a Gold sponsorship.

The conference, which will be held from November 4 to 6, 2015, is the flagship event of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and is one of the most sought-after events in the country’s corporate calendar, attended by high-profile business leaders and chartered accountants, including chairman, directors, CEOs, CFOs and partners.

This year’s conference will be held on the theme ‘Collaborate to Compete’ and is expected to attract about 1500 participants. The conference to be held at the BMICH, Colombo, will comprise of two days of technical sessions.

First Capital Holdings PLC Chief Executive Officer Dilshan Wirasekara said, “We at First Capital are delighted to sponsor a benchmark event such as the National Conference of Chartered Accountants. We believe this forum is held at the right moment as Sri Lanka’s capital market enters the next phase of growth, the theme of ‘Collaborate to Compete’ becomes significant to the industry.

In our commitment towards becoming the country’s leading investment bank we are constantly seeking to sharpen our competitive edge by collaborating with our investor base, regulatory authorities and governing bodies in offering innovative investment solutions,” Wirasekara said.

This is the first time First Capital Holdings PLC has been on-board as a Gold sponsor.

CA Sri Lanka President. Arjuna Herath said that over the years the conference has built a reputation as a business summit that focuses extensively and spurs insights into broad economic and business issues, apart from its core emphasis on finance-related topics.

“Every year we attract some of the leading companies in the country who come on-board as sponsors for this important corporate event and I take pleasure in welcoming First Capital Holdings PLC as a Gold sponsor this year,” Herath said.