Feb 02, 2018 (LBO) – The shares of Hatton Plantations Ltd (CODE: HPL) commenced trading on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) today.
The shares, which were listed by way of an introduction on the Diri Savi Board of the CSE have been classified under the ‘Plantations’ sector. The occasion was marked through a Bell Ringing ceremony hosted by the CSE.
CSE Chairman Mr. Ray Abeywardena speaking at the ceremony congratulated the Board and Management at HPL on a successful listing and noted that the listing will bring about new avenues through which both the company and shareholders could mutually benefit.
HPL Chairman Sunil Wijesinha said the listing and segregation has resulted in a new opportunity for the company to formulate strategies and offer greater emphasis and focus to the tea plantations under the Sunshine Group.
“I request the investing public to have faith in HPL because our company is committed to good corporate governance and strong performance management” he added.