Being a full member of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Nation Lanka Equities (NLE) is a stand-alone, dedicated capital markets operator in Sri Lanka. It is one of the few financial institutions in the country offering fully fledged investment banking solutions including stock broking, private equity and asset management advisory. Inherent synergies and a sustained strong performance within the financing sphere provide outstanding support for every investor.
Having served a discerning portfolio of clients for over 25 years, we are dedicated to providing its clients the best resources and information through macro and fundamental equity research conducted by an experienced and qualified team of research analysts. Throughout this history our sustainable and responsible services have served as a hallmark of our business enterprise.
Asanga Seneviratne is one of the most vibrant figures in the fields of Finance, Investment and Capital management. His expertise spreads beyond boundaries where he has ventured into both local and international arenas for the past two decades. He was the Managing Director/CEO of Asia Capital PLC, the largest listed Investment Bank at the CSE in the early 2000's.
A significant achievement in his career was when he pioneered online trading enabling direct access to CSE and has been heavily involved in key capital markets, private direct Investment deals from high net worth individuals and large foreign financial institutions.
Moving forward, Asanga currently serves as the Managing Director for Asia Asset Management (Pvt) Limited, Anilana Hotels and Properties PLC and Investor Access Equities (Pvt) Limited and is the Chairman of Nation Lanka Equities. He also served as a Director of the Colombo Stock Exchange where he contributed immensely in developing the Capital and Equity market in Sri Lanka.
Furthermore, pursuing his passion for sports, Asanga Seneviratne served as the President for the SLRFU (Sri Lanka Rugby Federation Union) where he promoted and encouraged the development of rugby in Sri Lanka. He also served as a the Vice President of Sri Lanka Olympic Committee and Vice President of Sri Lanka Baseball Association.
Danushka has over 15 years experience in both domestic and international capital markets . Prior to joining NLE, he was the CEO at Softlogic Capital Markets (under Softlogic Capital PLC) and formed Softlogic Groups' Unit Trust company Softlogic Invest. He has also been the COO & Head of Research at Softlogic Stockbrokers (Pvt) Ltd. Danushka also served as the Sri Lankan sector President for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - UK (ACCA).
Since 2006 to date, Danushka has been marketing Sri Lanka in overseas markets, conducting multiple investment roadshows, working closely with top corporates and state institutions to successfully attract foreign portfolio investments to both the listed and unlisted entities. He commenced his career in Accounts and Business Analysis at Shadowline (a MAS Holdings company) in 2002, then moved to capital markets in 2003. Danushka had covered global equities while focusing on Hong Kong Property and Conglomerate sector during his tenor at Amba Research, while most of the years were spent covering Sri Lankan equities, macro-economy and project/deal driven work on both the listed and private equity space during his tenor at Asia Capital/Asia Securities. Given the broad sectoral coverage he is a generalist who believes there is more to equity and macro analysis than taking only a structured look at the financials, forecasts and mathematical models. And from 2011 onwards, he took up more operational and strategic responsibilities in setting up new organizations and running them.
Ralph has over 32 years of experience in the stockbroking industry. He started his stockbroking career as an Executive Stockbroker at Forbes and Walker Stockbrokers (Pvt) Ltd and thereafter as Manager Foreign Sales at Asia Securities (Pvt) Ltd, a stockbroking company owned by Asia Capital Ltd. Prior to joining Nation Lanka Equities, Ralph was the Chief Executive Officer of TKS Securities (Pvt) Ltd, a stockbroking company owned by Malaysian Investors offering Stock Broking, Equity Research and Corporate Advisory Services.
Ralph was the Director / Chief Executive Officer of Investor Access Asia (Pvt) Ltd a company dedicated to facilitating financial trading through technology. In June 2003, the company pioneered on-line financial trading in Sri Lanka through the introduction of CDAX online trading software to the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) registered brokerage houses, making history in Sri Lankan financial sector with a real-time direct access on-line trading system.
Roshan serves as Director Sales at NLE and heads the sales unit of the firm.
He has over twenty-five years of experience in equity brokering, sales, and financial advisory. Previously serving in management positions at Softlogic Stockbrokers and DFCC Stock Brokers/Acuity Stock Brokers, Roshan has been known to grow portfolios many folds with his unique knack of stock picking. His client management specialization paired with a keen eye for the financial markets has consistently enabled to attract high net worth individuals and corporations as clients. Roshan has also played a vital role in Private Placement Memorandums (PPM), Initial Public Offerings (IPO), and Mergers and Acquisitions as a senior financial advisor.
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