We are a leading financial services provider in Sri Lanka with a rich financial history and being country’s pioneer specialist in trade finance and investment banking, MBSL is listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange and is a finance company licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. As one of the most stable finance companies in the country, we provide a range of secure investments for your funds, together with financial support for the growth and development of your entire family.
To be the most innovative & respected financial solution provider among the “NBFI sector”
In all our endeavours we will uphold the accepted norms, ethics and best policies. Our quest for excellence will be guided by prudence and national interests. We will foster intrapreneurship amongst our employees and create an atmosphere where caring, openness and integrity will be valued.
Finest financial solutions to suit your budget.
Minimum documents & hassle free process.
Superior customer service at your door step.
Our Board consists of experienced and well-known business professionals from variety of backgrounds renowned for their leadership skills. They are guiding the organizational affairs with a view to improving the long-term value of the MBSL stakeholders.
Initiated new 3-year strategic plan for the period 2017-2019, supported by the launch of a fully automated core banking system.
Successfully concluded a three-way merger between MBSL Bank, MCSL Financial Service Ltd and MBSL Savings Bank (MSB) and commenced operations as a Registered Finance Company.
Name changed to Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance PLC.
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka appoints MBSL as the managing agent of The Finance Company PLC.
Acquired MBSL Savings Bank and MBSL Insurance.
Initiated strategic alliance with SBI Capital Markets Ltd of India.
Obtained license from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to operate as a leasing company.
Acquired Colombo Credit Ltd.
Listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange.
Established the first subsidiary company, Lanka Securities (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka’s first share brokering company.
The Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka (MBSL), Sri Lanka’s first dedicated merchant bank, is established as a limited liability company.
Initiated as a specialized management consultancy division of the state owned Bank of Ceylon.
|Name of Company
Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance PLC
|Company Registration No
A limited liability company incorporated on 4th March 1982 under the Companies Ordinance No. 51 of 1938 and re- registered under the Companies Act No. 07 of 2007 on 4th March 2007 and quoted on the Colombo Stock Exchange.
|Stock Exchange Listing
25th April 1991
Bank of Ceylon Merchant Tower,
|Tax Payer Identification No
|VAT Registration No
|Central Bank registration No
|Financial Year End
SJMS Associates (Independent Correspondent Firm to Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu) Charted Accountants No. 11, Castle Lane Colombo 04
Julius & Creasy Attorneys-at-Law, Solicitors & Notaries Public No. 41, Janadhipathi Mawatha Colombo 01
Bank of Ceylon
|Finance Business License
Finance Business License issued by CBSL
MBSL was awarded Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2017 by world HRD Congress, after considering the company’s ability to integrate corporate vision with Human Resource strategy enabling to achieve the organizational strategic and business goals.
Further it was evaluated off the effectiveness of implementing HR policies, systems and procedures on talent attraction, development and retention as well the prevailing industrial brand image on people management
In recognition as the Best Service Provider for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SME), the MBSL was awarded multiple prestigious regional awards recently. MBSL was recently crowned the Best Service Provider for SMEs at the Asia Leadership Awards 2019 in Mumbai and the South Asian Business Excellence Awards in Colombo.
MBSL emerged again as one of the top 15 financial service brands in Sri Lanka according to Brand Finance 2020. MBSL was also honored as one of Sri Lanka’s most valuable brands, ranking at 78th with a brand value of Rs 620Mn. MBSL has consistently been within the top 100 brands since 2015, proving the value that the institution offers to its clientele.
MBSL, the foremost expert in financial services, achieved yet another milestone by being awarded merit award for its “velocity bank reconciliation” mbsl’s in-house developed software module under “in-house application” category at the coveted national ict awards – nbqsa (national best quality software awards) 2019.