Nine eye Club Bentota

Managers to the sale DFCC Bank said the nine parties have time till June 3 to submit their proposals for the 150-bedroom property, which was earlier known as Robinson Club, Bentota.

rnThe selected candidates includes, Confifi Management with Cino Lanka (of Kundanmal Group); Willam Bogstra with a group of Austrian investors; Serendib Leisure, Aqua Sun of Maldives, Favourite Investments and LTU Touristic GmbH; Jetwing, MAS Holdings, Carbotels Ltd., (under Hayleys Group) and Ceylon Tea Services (of MJF Group); John Keells Holdings; Ceylon Tours with SSImpex (management by Allson Hotels); Columbus Tours with Hellhen International of Denmark; SC Capital (Sampath Bank-Chinkara joint venture), Vallibel Holdings (Dammika Perera) and Chinkara Capital (management by Aitken Spence); and Sierra Holdings.

rnThe share capital of the owning company is estimated at Rs. 48 mn, while that of the management company is Rs. 12 mn.

rnOperated as an all-inclusive holiday club, the resort was managed by Robinson Hotels, a com