Sri Lanka’s Sampath Bank to sell Rs5.0bn in debt

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Oct 17, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Sampath Bank said it planned to sell 5.0 billion rupees of debt listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange. The bank will offer 25 million debentures of 100 rupees each, and another 25 million if the first tranche is oversubscribed.

Interest earned on listed debentures is tax free.