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 Heshana Kuruppu, the Chairman of the Annual Report Awards Committee and Lasantha Wickremasinghe, a Past President of CA Sri Lanka at a gala ceremony organised at the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo.
“As a listed entity, we strive to provide a comprehensive viewpoint for the benefit of our shareholders, clients as well as in a broader context for our market participants, through exemplary compliance, corporate governance, financial transparency, disclosure and effective communication in executing our business transactions, commented Chief Financial Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC, Mangala Jayashantha.
First Capital relies on the amalgam of distinct assets and capabilities of its subsidiaries to provide full-service investment banking, offering independent advice and transaction execution relating a diverse range of advisory services and financial products including Capital Markets Advisory, Wealth Management, Fixed Income and Equities. The Company’s industry leading transactions are reflective of the ingenuity in enabling the most opportune investment solutions for its clients.
First Capital Holdings PLC is the holding company deriving its income from dividend from the group entities and income from its investments, which includes interest income and profit from investments. The company is listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange and is rated A- by ICRA Lanka Limited.